Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 242203
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
503 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251030-
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-
503 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016


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

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44 IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE BEGUN TO DEVELOP OVER WESTERN AND
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA THIS AFTERNOON...MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST. THROUGH
THIS EVENING SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS COULD PUSH INTO PARTS OF
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MAINLY NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44. A FEW
STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG AND POSSIBLY APPROACH MARGINALLY
SEVERE WITH STRONG WINDS BEING THE MAIN THREAT. THUNDERSTORM
COVERAGE SHOULD BEGIN TO WEAKEN BY MID TO LATE EVENING...WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE REMAINING NEAR THE KANSAS BORDER OVERNIGHT.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS AS A MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS REMAINS IN PLACE.
THE BEST CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE ON FRIDAY AS A WEAK
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTH.
BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE
STRONGER STORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN
POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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