Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1147 AM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231130-
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-
1147 AM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

...TRAVEL LIKELY IMPACTED TODAY THROUGH MONDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...CURRENTLY NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHWEST
        ARKANSAS. LATE AFTERNOON SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40.
ONSET...ONGOING.

ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS IN LATER PERIODS.

WIND CHILL.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE TONIGHT.

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

DISCUSSION...
LIGHT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS INTO THE LATER AFTERNOON HOURS
BEFORE TAPERING OFF. 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE
GENERALLY NORTH AND WEST OF THE TULSA METRO AREA WITH LESSER
AMOUNTS EXPECTED ELSEWHERE ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS.

A SECOND AREA OF PRECIPITATION WILL EXPAND ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND INTO WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.  A MIXTURE OF SNOW AND SLEET IS
EXPECTED...WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE.
THIS PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS WIND CHILL POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW WILL TRACK ACROSS THE AREA ON MONDAY...WITH
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS LIKELY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40.
THIS WILL ADD AND ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES TO THE AMOUNTS RECEIVED
SUNDAY NIGHT...WHICH WILL WORSEN ANY ONGOING TRAVEL IMPACTS.

A BRIEF WARM UP IS EXPECTED TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE
NEXT STRONG COLD FRONT ARRIVES AND PUSHES TEMPERATURES WELL
BELOW NORMAL.  ADDITIONALLY...THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL REMAIN
UNSETTLED WHICH WILL MAINTAIN A CHANCE OF WINTER WEATHER FOR
LATE WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

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

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