Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
507 AM CDT Sun Aug 13 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-141015-
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-
507 AM CDT Sun Aug 13 2017


...FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 9 AM FOR PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
   ALL OF WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...


This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...East central and southeast Oklahoma...and west central Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...Significant.
AREA...Far eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...East central Oklahoma and west central Arkansas.


DISCUSSION...
Showers and thunderstorms...some containing very heavy rainfall will
continue through mid morning across parts of eastern Oklahoma and
west central Arkansas.  Some locations...especially across east
central Oklahoma in the vicinity of the I-40 corridor may see local
amounts of 4 to 6 inches...thus leading to flash flooding.
A flash flood watch is in effect until 9 am for southeast and east
central Oklahoma...and west Central Arkansas.

Rainfall intensity and areal coverage is expected to diminish as
the morning progresses. By afternoon...scattered showers and
thunderstorms will remain possible...mainly across southeast
Oklahoma...and northwest Arkansas.


SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.
MONDAY through SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
The unsettled weather pattern will persist for the upcoming work week
as several upper level disturbances and frontal boundaries impact the region.
Overall chances for severe weather will remain low...however
locally heavy rainfall will remain a concern...and may lead to
flooding should rainfall occur over the same areas. A more
settled weather pattern may begin to take shape over the southern
plains by the start of the next weekend.


weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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