Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1250 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-131130-
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-
1250 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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

DISCUSSION...
NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH COUPLED WITH LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITY
WILL CAUSE A LIMITED THREAT OF FIRE SPREAD THROUGH THE AFTERNOON
HOURS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SUNDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDS.
THURSDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A SHALLOW COLD AIRMASS OVER THE AREA WILL BEGIN TO RETREAT AS AN
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE BRINGS MOIST AND WARM AIR BACK INTO THE
AREA. GENERALLY LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AS A
RESULT...INITIALLY IN THE FORM OF FREEZING RAIN ACROSS FAR
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. TEMPERATURES SHOULD
EVENTUALLY WARM ABOVE FREEZING SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT LIGHT ICE
ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND THE
NORTHEAST CORNER OF OKLAHOMA. AT THIS TIME ONLY MINOR IMPACTS
WOULD BE ANTICIPATED.

MUCH WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN BY THE LATER PART OF NEXT
WEEK...WHICH WILL RESULT IN INCREASING FIRE DANGER BY THURSDAY.

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

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