Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
110 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-271030-
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-
110 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION LATE TODAY...

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

TORNADO.
RISK...Limited.
 AREA...South-central and southeast Oklahoma...generally along
           and west of an Okmulgee to Hugo line.
 ONSET...After 6 pm.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Significant.
 AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
 ONSET...After 6 pm for eastern Oklahoma...after 8-9 pm for
            northwest Arkansas.

 AREA AT GREATEST RISK...Eastern Oklahoma.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...Limited.
 AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
 ONSET...After 6 pm.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Limited.
 AREA...Eastern Oklahoma.
 ONSET...After 6 pm.

DISCUSSION...
Thunderstorms are expected to develop and quickly strengthen
later this afternoon across central Oklahoma...ahead of an
eastward advancing dryline. Initial thunderstorms that move
into eastern Oklahoma by late afternoon into the early evening
will have a tornadic potential...especially across parts of
southeast Oklahoma. Thunderstorms should evolve into clusters
and line segments this evening as they progress east throug
the remainder of eastern Oklahoma and into northwest
Arkansas...with a large hail and damaging wind threat
continuing.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Activation of the Regional Spotter Network Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONDAY and TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
THURSDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
FRIDAY and SATURDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A series of systems will work their way across the country over
the next week as the weather pattern remains quite active. After
a brief respite Monday, the next system will impact the Plains
Tuesday and Wednesday with the possibility of heavy rain and
severe thunderstorms. Another trough will eject out onto the
Southern Plains for the weekend.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
Emergency management and first responders should follow forecast
updates closely today.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

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