Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1255 PM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231030-
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-
1255 PM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...THEN LATER THIS EVENING ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS...AS LOW LEVEL MOISTURE CONTINUES TO GRADUALLY
EXPAND NORTHWARD. THE HIGHEST CHANCES FOR STORMS WILL BE TONIGHT
INTO EARLY TUESDAY AS AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM
PROVIDES ADDED SUPPORT FOR MORE WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION. THE
GREATEST THREAT FROM STORMS WILL BE DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND
LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE NEXT WEEK.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BY LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. THE BOUNDARY IS EXPECTED TO STALL ACROSS THE
REGION PROVIDING A FOCUS FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY. WARM AND HUMID AIR WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA INTO THE
WEEKEND WITH A THREAT OF ISOLATED STORMS CONTINUING.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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