Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
500 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231100-
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-
500 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

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 NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING...ENDING BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...MID MORNING.

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ONGOING THIS MORNING ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AND THIS THUNDERSTORM
POTENTIAL WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS
AS A STRONG STORM SYSTEM PASSES OVERHEAD.  SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL GUST 25 TO 40 MPH ACROSS MUCH
OF THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON IN THE WAKE OF THE DEPARTING
STORM SYSTEM.  WINDS WILL LESSEN THIS EVENING.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY
WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES 15 TO 25 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
ADDITIONALLY...SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS GUSTING 35 TO 45 MPH
ARE LIKELY TO DEVELOP.  THESE CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT
AGGRESSIVE FIRE SPREAD TO ANY WILDFIRE ESPECIALLY ACROSS
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA WHERE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL BE LOWER.
COOLER TEMPERATURES AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL THEN
PREVAIL FOR LATE WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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