Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 180956
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
456 AM CDT SUN SEP 18 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-191000-
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-
456 AM CDT SUN SEP 18 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
A THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX WILL MOVE ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS THIS MORNING WITH THE BULK OF THE THUNDERSTORMS
OCCURRING ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40. SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS
COULD BE STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE WITH STRONG GUSTY WINDS THE
PRIMARY CONCERN. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL ALSO
OCCUR WITH THE STRONGER STORMS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
UNSEASONABLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL BE THE MAIN CONCERN FOR THE WORK
WEEK AS AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 80S AND 90S
ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. HEAT INDEX VALUES
ARE EXPECTED TO TOP OUT NEAR 105 DEGREES AT A FEW LOCATIONS ACROSS
EASTERN OKLAHOMA ON MONDAY.

THE NEXT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ON SATURDAY AS A COLD FRONT
MOVES INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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