Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1049 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-281030-
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-
1049 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...DANGEROUS HEAT TO SLOWLY ABATE AS THE WEEK PROGRESSES...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...HIGHER TERRAIN OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...AFTERNOON.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY OF NORTHEAST/EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA INTO
WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...

DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE ARE FORECAST
IN THE ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY OF NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA...AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY SUNSET.

LIMITED LIGHTNING HAZARD POTENTIAL EXISTS MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO WESTERN ARKANSAS THIS
AFTERNOON FROM ISOLATED STORMS THAT DEVELOP DURING THE HEAT OF THE
DAY. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL MAINTAIN DANGEROUS HEAT
POTENTIAL THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK...BEFORE SLOWLY ABATING
TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK.

A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR THUNDERSTORMS
AND A LIGHTNING THREAT FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH
THURSDAY SEEING THE HIGHEST POTENTIAL.

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

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LACY


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