Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
438 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-220945-
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-
438 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...EARLY AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE AGAIN TODAY...WITH
MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 100 TO 109. A HEAT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM FOR ALMOST ALL OF EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
WITH A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVERHEAD...HOT AND HUMID
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A HEAT
ADVISORY HAS BEEN POSTED FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
FOR AREAS NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM WILBURTON TO MUSKOGEE TO
PAWHUSKA...WHERE HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 102 TO 109 ARE EXPECTED.

THE RIDGE IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT WESTWARD BY EARLY NEXT
WEEK...LEADING TO INCREASED THUNDERSTORM CHANCES AND MORE SEASONAL
TEMPERATURES.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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