Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
451 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-011130-
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-
451 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015


...WINTRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE TRAVEL IMPACTS THROUGH TONIGHT...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA..MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW CONTINUES ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LATE THIS AFTERNOON WITH AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET OCCURRING FURTHER TO THE SOUTH. THE LIGHT SNOW
AND FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT ACROSS EXTREME
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA WITH FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FREEZING RAIN CONTINUING
ACROSS MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
THE FREEZING RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO RAIN ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
TONIGHT WHERE TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE FREEZING. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WILL BE LESS THAN AN INCH AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY BE LESS THAN
ONE-TENTH OF AN INCH. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY /OKCWSWTSA/ CONTINUES FOR
ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS THROUGH TONIGHT.

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

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


EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THERE MAY BE A PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE
SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS...ALTHOUGH ADDITIONAL ICING AMOUNTS SHOULD BE VERY LIGHT.
SURFACE TEMPERATURES SHOULD WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY LATE SUNDAY
MORNING WITH REMAINING PRECIPITATION CHANCES CHANGING OVER TO ALL
RAIN. SOME LIGHT RAIN AND A WINTRY MIX WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING FOR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. AGAIN...ICING AMOUNTS LOOK VERY LIGHT AT THIS TIME.

A QUICK WARM UP IS EXPECTED MONDAY AND ESPECIALLY BY TUESDAY AS A
WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH THROUGH THE REGION...WITH LOW LEVEL MOISTURE
RAPIDLY INCREASING. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE
LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...AND SOME LOCALIZED SEVERE WEATHER
IS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION. COLDER WEATHER RETURNS BY
WEDNESDAY AS THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY RETURNS SOUTHWARD AS A COLD
FRONT. LOW CHANCES OF LIGHT SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY FOR
PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. TEMPERATURES
LOOK TO BEGIN TO MODERATE LATE NEXT WEEK.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...

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

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