Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 241006
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
506 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251015-
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-
506 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015


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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE AFTERNOON.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.


DISCUSSION...
WARM TEMPERATURES... LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE AN
ELEVATED DANGER OF WILDFIRES TODAY... PARTICULARLY NORTHWEST OF I 44.

CHANCES FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON
WITH THE PASSAGE OF STRONG UPPER TROUGH. A TRAILING PACIFIC COLD
FRONT WILL BE THE TRIGGER FOR STORM INITIATION IN EASTERN
OKLAHOMA... WHICH WILL LIKELY BE IN THE 5 PM TO 6 PM RANGE. LARGE
HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER UPPER TROUGH WILL TRAVERSE THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WEDNESDAY.
A WARM... MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIRMASS WILL BE IN PLACE AS A STRONG
POLAR COLD FRONT DIVES SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE AREA. THESE CONDITIONS
WILL CREATE A WIDESPREAD THREAT FOR SEVERE STORMS... MAINLY ALONG
AND BEHIND THE FRONT. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE
MAIN THREATS WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND PRODUCTS OVER
THE NEXT TWO DAYS AS THE CHANCES FOR SEVERE WEATHER INCREASE.

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

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