Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 101757
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1257 PM CDT THU APR 10 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-111000-
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-
1256 PM CDT THU APR 10 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...ALL EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...ALL EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
SOUTH WINDS GUSTING FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WILL CONTINUE OVER MUCH OF
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
ALTHOUGH HUMIDITY WILL BE SLIGHTLY HIGHER TODAY...THE WINDS AND MUCH
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL LEAD TO AN ELEVATED FIRE SPREAD
POTENTIAL THIS AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT MOVING INTO FAR NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA LATE THIS AFTERNOON WILL CAUSE WINDS TO DIMINISH DURING
THE AFTERNOON IN AREAS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.
WEDNESDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THE FRONT WILL STALL ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA LATE TONIGHT...WITH A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS BY FRIDAY MORNING ALONG THE BOUNDARY FROM NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA THROUGH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.
A VERY WINDY AND WARM DAY ON SATURDAY WILL RAISE FIRE WEATHER
CONCERNS. THERE IS A SLIM CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM SATURDAY NIGHT
ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. THE BEST CHANCE FOR STORMS WILL BE
ALONG A STRONG COLD FRONT SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. THE
GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA INTO WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS
ALSO A POSSIBILITY.

STRONG WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT MONDAY...TURNING AROUND TO THE SOUTH
ON WEDNESDAY...WILL RAISE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...

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