Hazardous Weather Outlook
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FLUS44 KTSA 271108
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
507 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-281100-
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 CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...LIGHT SNOW LIKELY TODAY ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...MAINLY SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...AFTER NOON.

ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS IN LATER PERIODS.

WIND CHILL.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
AREAS OF SNOW THAT HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS WEST TEXAS THIS MORNING
WILL SPREAD EAST TODAY...MOVING INTO PARTS OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA BY
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA WILL HAVE THE BEST
CHANCES OF ACCUMULATING SNOW...WITH AROUND AN INCH TO PERHAPS 2
INCHES POSSIBLE...MAINLY IN PUSHMATAHA AND CHOCTAW COUNTIES. A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THESE TWO COUNTIES FROM
NOON UNTIL MIDNIGHT.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER REPORTS OF SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WOULD BE VERY MUCH APPRECIATED.

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER ROUND OF WINTRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR SATURDAY INTO
SATURDAY NIGHT MAINLY ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. AT THIS
TIME...AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW APPEAR POSSIBLE GENERALLY NORTH
OF INTERSTATE 44. TO THE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 44...A LIGHT WINTRY MIX
IS FORECAST...WITH LIGHTER ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET AND ICE
EXPECTED. BY SATURDAY NIGHT...PRECIPITATION SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40
SHOULD MAINLY BE RAIN...WITH AREAS FARTHER NORTH TRANSITIONING TO
LIGHT SLEET...FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE. TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY SUNDAY MORNING...ENDING THE
WINTER WEATHER THREAT.

SOME LIGHT RAIN OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY MORNING FOR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ICING AMOUNTS LOOK VERY LIGHT AT THIS TIME.

A QUICK WARMUP IS EXPECTED MONDAY AND ESPECIALLY BY TUESDAY...WITH
LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE RAPIDLY IMPROVING. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES WILL INCREASE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...WITH SOME
LOCALIZED SEVERE WEATHER NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION. COLDER WEATHER
RETURN BY WEDNESDAY...WITH LOW CHANCES OF LIGHT SNOW FOR PARTS OF
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...

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

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