Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1229 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-261015-
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-
1229 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SEVERE WEATHER LIKELY TUESDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...AFTER MIDNIGHT.

DISCUSSION...
THERE IS A SMALL CHANCE THAT THUNDERSTORMS COULD AFFECT PORTIONS
OF FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT AS A WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTHWARD. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY
SHOULD REMAIN NORTH OF THE AREA HOWEVER.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...
          HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...
                      HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SIGNIFICANT SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE REGION BY LATE
TUESDAY.

THE DRYLINE IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR INTERSTATE 35 BY LATE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...WITH A VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE ESTABLISHED
ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO EVENTUALLY DEVELOP NEAR
THE DRYLINE AND MOVE EASTWARD INTO EASTERN OKLAHOMA DURING THE
EVENING HOURS. CHANCES ARE ALSO INCREASING FOR ADDITIONAL
DEVELOPMENT WELL AHEAD OF THE DRYLINE DURING THE EVENING AND INTO
THE OVERNIGHT. WHILE THE DETAILS CONCERNING EXACTLY WHERE STORMS
DEVELOP AND THE OVERALL COVERAGE REMAIN IN QUESTION...FORECAST
INSTABILITY AND WIND SHEAR WILL BE HIGHLY SUPPORTIVE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS. ALL MODES OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE
POSSIBLE...INCLUDING STRONG TORNADOES...ESPECIALLY ACROSS PORTIONS
OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA TUESDAY EVENING.

THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE HIGHLY DEPENDENT ON
WHAT HAPPENS TUESDAY...ALTHOUGH PARTS OF FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS WILL HAVE A LIMITED TO ELEVATED POTENTIAL FOR
AFTERNOON SEVERE STORMS. VERY LARGE HAIL WOULD BE THE PRIMARY
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT ON WEDNESDAY.

A LIMITED SEVERE WEATHER THREAT WILL EXIST ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA NEAR THE RED RIVER THURSDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN
TO THE ENTIRE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT...FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS THE
NEXT UPPER WAVE MOVES INTO THE ROCKIES. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR AT
LEAST A LIMITED SEVERE POTENTIAL CONTINUING INTO THE WEEKEND.
FLOODING COULD BECOME AN ISSUE DURING THIS TIME FRAME GIVEN THE
SEVERAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL THAT ARE ANTICIPATED DURING THE
WEEK.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
FIRST RESPONDERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL SHOULD READY
SEVERE WEATHER PREPARATIONS TO COMPLETION...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SEVERE WEATHER AND POSSIBLY FLOODING SET TO
BEGIN TOMORROW.

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

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