Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
446 PM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-191030-
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-
446 PM CDT MON JUL 18 2016


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

.DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT.


THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON...BUT DIMINISHING AFTER SUNSET.


DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.


DISCUSSION...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING WITH HEAT
INDICES IN THE 100 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA THROUGH
THIS EVENING.

ADDITIONALLY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE
INTO THE EVENING ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

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

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ONCE AGAIN ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TUESDAY AFTERNOON
...PRIMARILY IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS. OVERALL PRECIPITATION
COVERAGE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN LIMITED.

THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL PERSIST THIS WEEK THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT CONTINUES TO BUILD OVER THE CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN PLAINS. AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES IN THE 105 TO 110
DEGREE RANGE WILL BE LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND WEST-CENTRAL ARKANSAS TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. HEAT ADVISORIES
WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK INTO THIS WEEKEND.


WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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