Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1210 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241000-
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-
1210 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AFTERNOON ELSEWHERE.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
A COMPLEX OF STORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND FAR
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO
INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES SOUTH INTO A VERY UNSTABLE AIRMASS. THESE
STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DAMAGING DOWNBURST WINDS UP TO 70 MPH.
ADDITIONAL SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP NEAR A WEAK
FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVING THROUGH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND EAST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. THESE STORMS WILL ALSO POSE A
THREAT FOR DAMAGING WINDS.

HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 TO 110 DEGREES WILL BE COMMON ACROSS MUCH
OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS...WITH AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS EVENTUALLY BRINGING RELIEF FROM THE HEAT.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
ACTIVATION OF THE REGIONAL SPOTTER NETWORK LIKELY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES
OVER 100 DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA....ESPECIALLY FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY
AND MONDAY WITH CONSIDERABLY COOLER TEMPERATURES EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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