Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1245 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251130-
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-
1245 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018


...Severe Potential and Flooding Concerns Ongoing Early This
Afternoon...


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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
TORNADO.
RISK...Limited.
 AREA...Far southeast Oklahoma into West Central Arkansas.
 ONSET...Threat decreasing through the afternoon.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Southeast Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
 ONSET...Ongoing...Threat decreasing through the afternoon.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Limited.
 AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
 ONSET...Threat decreasing through the afternoon from west to
east.

DISCUSSION...
A line of thunderstorms located from northwest Arkansas through
southeast Oklahoma is working eastward early this afternoon along
a cold front pushing east. Damaging winds look to be the main
threat as this line moves through...however an limited tornado
potential exists along this line. Precipitation chances are
forecast to taper off from west to east this afternoon and look to
exit Northwest Arkansas by early evening. Severe threat will exit
the area between 2 to 4 pm this afternoon. Heavy rain threat will
also decrease as this line moves east with precipitation ending
from west to east.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.
SUNDAY and Monday...No Hazards.
TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Recent rains combined with forecast additional rainfall amounts
could continue flooding concerns after the rains end Saturday.
Drier conditions are forecast Sunday into the first part of next
week before thunderstorm chances return mid week as another low
pressure system looks to approach the region.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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