Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
110 PM CDT SAT JUL 25 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-261030-
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-
110 PM CDT SAT JUL 25 2015

...DANGEROUS HEAT CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND...

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...EAST OF INTERSTATE 49.
ONSET...AFTERNOON.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...AFTERNOON.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...WEST
CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

DISCUSSION...

VERY DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES ARE FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS...WHERE READINGS BETWEEN 106 AND 112 DEGREES ARE LIKELY.

ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 106 AND
110 DEGREES ARE LIKELY.

CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY AROUND SUNSET.

ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY TO THE EAST
OF INTERSTATE 49 OVER WESTERN ARKANSAS. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY THRU WEDNESDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL MAINTAIN DANGEROUS HEAT
INDICES THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND ON INTO NEXT WEEK.

A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL BRING A LOW CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS
BY THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...

LOCAL OFFICIALS SHOULD CONTINUE TO PLAN TO KEEP COOLING STATIONS
OPEN THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO NEXT WEEK.

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

$$

LACY


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