Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
440 PM CDT Thu Jul 13 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-141030-
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-
440 PM CDT Thu Jul 13 2017

...DANGEROUS HEAT CONTINUES THIS AFTERNOON WITH A FEW ISOLATED
   THUNDERSTORMS...

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...Through Tonight.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Much of Eastern Oklahoma and West Central Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...

Heat indices in the 105 to 108 degree range will continue for the
remainder of the afternoon across much of eastern Oklahoma, as well
as west central Arkansas. Conditions will begin to slowly improve
this evening as temperatures begin to fall.

Isolated storms will continue to pose a gusty wind and lightning
threat across eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas through early
evening. Severe weather is not expected.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
SATURDAY through SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
MONDAY through WEDNESDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Afternoon heat indices over portions of the region are expected
to climb into the 100 to 105 degree range on Friday. Some relief
from the heat is expected with a front for the weekend.

A frontal boundary will bring better chances for thunderstorms
over much of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas Friday and
Saturday, with chances shifting down toward the Red River valley
on Sunday. The severe weather threat will most likely be limited
to brief and very localized wind gusts.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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