Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
433 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-261000-
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-
433 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

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 NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA NEAR OK...KS STATE LINE.
ONSET...LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST-CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE BY LATE
AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA NEAR A
STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY. A FEW OF THESE STORMS COULD BE SEVERE
WITH QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. IF THE FRONT CAN MOVE
SOUTH INTO NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...A LIMITED TORNADO THREAT WOULD BE
POSSIBLE NEAR THE OKLAHOMA...KANSAS STATE LINE. THE GREATER CHANCE
FOR SEVERE WEATHER HOWEVER IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN JUST NORTH AND
WEST OF THE AREA...ACROSS NORTH-CENTRAL OKLAHOMA AND SOUTHEAST
KANSAS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE LIKELY WITH ANY STORMS THAT
DEVELOP.

OTHERWISE...WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST-CENTRAL ARKANSAS WITH HEAT
INDICES IN THE UPPER 90S.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS A
SERIES OF WEAK UPPER WAVES LIFT NORTH OUT OF TEXAS.

SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY THROUGH MUCH OF
NEXT WEEK AS A MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR-MASS REMAINS IN PLACE.
THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT NEXT WEEK WILL MAINLY BE CONFINED TO THE
AFTERNOON HOURS IN ASSOCIATION WITH PEAK HEATING.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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