Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
457 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221015-
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-
457 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015


...FLOODING POTENTIAL INCREASES FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY...


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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...WEST OF A BARTLESVILLE TO TALIHINA
        LINE IN EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...AFTER MIDNIGHT.

DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD INTO EASTERN
OKLAHOMA TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO THE DAY ON FRIDAY.  SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED DUE TO LIMITED INSTABILITY.  LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE...AND THESE HEAVIER RAIN TOTALS
COULD DEVELOP ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA WHERE CONDITIONS
ARE SET FOR RAPID ONSET OF ADDITIONAL FLOODING.
SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ONGOING FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH THE DAY WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
THE WET SOILS WILL ALLOW FOR RAPID ONSET FLOODING WITH ANY
BURST OF HEAVY RAINFALL.  WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA LATER IN THE DAY SATURDAY THROUGH
THE DAY ON SUNDAY.  CONDITIONS REMAIN PRIME FOR WIDESPREAD
HEAVY RAINFALL...WITH SOME AREAS OF EXCESSIVE RAIN TOTALS
LIKELY.  SIGNIFICANT RISES ON MAIN STEM RIVERS CAN BE EXPECTED
AND NUMEROUS SMALLER STREAMS ARE LIKELY TO EXCEED THEIR BANKS
BY MONDAY EVENING.

THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL COINCIDE WITH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND
AND ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE WEATHER
CONDITIONS AND HEAD THE WARNINGS.  THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE
FOR THOSE PLANNING TO SPEND TIME NEAR AREA RIVERS AND LAKES.

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

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