Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
504 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241015-
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-
504 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014


...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...PUSHMATAHA AND CHOCTAW COUNTIES.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO PUSH SOUTHWARD ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WITH AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS BEHIND THE MAIN AREA OF CONVECTION OVER EAST CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. DAMAGING WINDS WILL REMAIN
POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PUSHMATAHA AND
CHOCTAW COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. ALSO...PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...CREATING
POSSIBLE FLASH FLOODING CONDITIONS. ALL OF THIS ACTIVITY IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO PUSH SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON
HOURS...AND WEAKEN AND PUSH OUT OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS THIS EVENING.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
ACTIVATION OF THE REGIONAL SPOTTER NETWORK EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL BUILD BACK OVER THE REGION THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY LIFTS BACK NORTHWARD THURSDAY
NIGHT. HEAT INDICES BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE
100 TO AROUND 108 DEGREES RANGE AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY AHEAD
OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT APPROACHING THE REGION. THIS COLD FRONT IS
FORECAST TO MOVE INTO THE REGION SUNDAY AND PUSH SOUTHWARD MONDAY
WITH THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. UPPER LEVEL NORTHWESTERLY FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT WILL
ALLOW FOR COOLER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION FOR FIRST HALF OF
NEXT WEEK.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
HEAT INDICES OVER 100 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE
REGION BY FRIDAY AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY. HEAT HEADLINES WILL
MOST LIKELY BE REQUIRED AGAIN FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

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

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