Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 202247
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
445 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211115-
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-
445 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

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

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...

GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
AT 25 TO 30 PERCENT WILL CREATE A LIMITED TO ELEVATED FIRE DANGER
THREAT THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON HOURS. AREAS WEST OF A
TULSA...MCALESTER...HUGO LINE WILL SEE THE GREATEST THREAT. THESE
CONDITIONS WILL ALLOW FOR THE RAPID SPREAD OF ANY WILDFIRES. WINDS
WILL DIMINISH AFTER SUNSET WITH IMPROVING FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO ACCOMPANY WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
SATURDAY NIGHT.  NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED. GUSTY NORTH WINDS
WILL DEVELOP ON SUNDAY BEHIND A COLD FRONT AS IT SWEEPS THROUGH THE
REGION.

WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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