Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 241955
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
255 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251000-
ADAIR OK-BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK-
CRAWFORD AR-CREEK OK-DELAWARE OK-FRANKLIN AR-HASKELL OK-LATIMER OK-
LE FLORE OK-MADISON AR-MAYES OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK-
OKFUSKEE OK-OKMULGEE OK-OSAGE OK-OTTAWA OK-PAWNEE OK-PITTSBURG OK-
PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK-
WASHINGTON OK-WASHINGTON AR-
255 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

TORNADO.
        RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE AFTERNOON.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE AFTERNOON.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BE THE FOCUS FOR SCATTERED STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL LIKELY BEGIN TO DEVELOP
BETWEEN 4 TO 6 PM AND WILL LIKELY EXIT THE AREA BY AROUND MIDNIGHT.
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER
THREATS...HOWEVER AN ISOLATED TORNADO OR TWO COULD ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY VALUES AND GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
WINDS WILL CREATE AN ELEVATED DANGER OF WILDFIRES THIS AFTERNOON
...PARTICULARLY NEAR THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...
            HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER TROUGH WILL TRAVERSE THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WEDNESDAY. A
WARM...MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIRMASS WILL BE IN PLACE AS A STRONG
POLAR COLD FRONT DIVES SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA. THESE CONDITIONS
WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY ALONG
AND BEHIND THE FRONT. A FEW OF THE STORMS WILL LIKELY BECOME
SEVERE...WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS BEING THE MAIN SEVERE
WEATHER THREAT, LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND PRODUCTS OVER
THE NEXT TWO DAYS AS THE CHANCE FOR SEVERE WEATHER INCREASES.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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