Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
953 AM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017

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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-
953 AM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017

...SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL THIS MORNING...
...DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing through the morning...then again late evening

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing through the morning...then again tonight.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Significant.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas.
ONSET...Late Morning.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...Northwest of a Vinita to Okemah Line.

DISCUSSION...

A complex of thunderstorms continues to move south southeast across
portions of far eastern Oklahoma as of mid morning. This complex of
storms will remain capable of producing severe wind through late
morning...along with marginally severe hail as they track across
east central and far southeast Oklahoma. Storms are expected to
weaken towards the noon hour.

Hot and humid conditions are expected again today, especially across
rain free areas. Heat index values in excess of 105 degrees over a
large portion of eastern Oklahoma and west central Arkansas can be
expected. As clouds thin this afternoon, part of northeast Oklahoma
will likely see heat indices over 110 degrees.

Later this evening, a cold front will move into northeast Oklahoma
and northwest Arkansas and will bring a good chance of showers and
thunderstorms. A few storms could be severe with damaging winds and
large hail, along with locally heavy rainfall.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Activation of the Regional Spotter Network Likely.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
MONDAY through FRIDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
The cold front will slowly move through the area Sunday, with the
threat of showers and thunderstorms and a limited threat of
severe weather shifting south during the day. After a brief cool
down to start next week, hot weather will return mid to late week.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

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