Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
456 AM CDT Tue May 16 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-171000-
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 Tue May 16 2017

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...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
 ONSET...Late this morning...Continuing through the afternoon.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma...Generally west of Highway 75.
ONSET...Late Tonight.

DISCUSSION...
Winds will increase out of the south this morning...gusting to
near 30 mph by afternoon. This is in response to an upper level
trough that will approach the region later this evening. Showers
and thunderstorms will develop this evening along a dryline west
of the area, and will move east with time. Much of this activity
is expected to weaken as it nears the area, but could see several
strong to severe storms generally west of Highway 75 with strong
winds and large hail the primary threat.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.
THURSDAY...Severe Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.
FRIDAY...Severe Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
SATURDAY and SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
MONDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A more significant upper level system will impact the region
beginning Thursday and continuing into the weekend. Severe rounds
of showers and thunderstorms are expected. Strong to severe storms
looks possible Thursday evening along the front and again on
Friday and into Saturday as the system starts to push eastward.
In addition to severe weather chances, heavy rain will be possible
during this period.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

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