Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
106 PM CST WED JAN 21 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221145-
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-
106 PM CST WED JAN 21 2015


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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA GENERALLY ALIGNED WITH INTERSTATE 40.
ONSET...MIDNIGHT OR AFTERWARD.

DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM...MOVING FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL BRING PRECIPITATION
TO EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
INTO THURSDAY. THERMAL PROFILES IN THE LOWER LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE WILL
SUPPORT A RAIN OR RAIN / SNOW MIX.  SHOULD THE ATMOSPHERE COOL A DEGREE OR
TWO SOME SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE. THE  MOST LIKELY AREA  FOR SNOW ACCUMULATION
WILL BE IN A WEST TO EAST BAND ABOUT 30 MILES NORTH OR SOUTH OF INTERSTATE
40 IN EASTERN OKLAHOMA.  CURRENTLY IT LOOKS LIKE SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE
LIMITED TO A TRACE UP TO AN INCH.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SUNDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
RAIN/SNOW OR LIGHT SNOW MAY BE ONGOING EARLY THURSDAY MORNING MAINLY
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40. ANY SNOW THAT ACCUMULATED WILL MELT QUICKLY
AS TEMPERATURES WARM WELL ABOVE 40 DEGREES BY NOON.

BRISK WESTERLY WINDS SUNDAY...IN COMBINATION WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM
DRY WEATHER...WILL CONTRIBUTE TO INCREASED FIRE POTENTIAL.

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

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