Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
118 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251030-
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-
118 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

...DANGEROUS HEAT TO CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

DISCUSSION...

DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE WILL BE
COMMON THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS MUCH OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AS WELL AS WESTERN ARKANSAS.

ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...HEAT INDICES BETWEEN BETWEEN 107 AND
115 DEGREES WILL BE COMMON...MAKING CONDITIONS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS
ON THE BODY TO BE OUTSIDE THIS AFTERNOON.

CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY SUNSET THIS EVENING.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
SATURDAY THRU TUESDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT
POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL MAINTAIN DANGEROUS HEAT
CONDITIONS ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS THROUGH
THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK.

A WEAK FRONT MAY BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR THUNDERSTORMS BY THE
LATTER PART OF NEXT WEEK.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...

LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SHOULD PLAN FOR COMMUNITY COOLING
STATIONS DURING THIS EXTENDED HEAT WAVE.

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

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LACY


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