Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
432 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-181045-
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-
432 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

WINTER WEATHER.
WIND CHILL.
RISK...Significant.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma.
ONSET...This afternoon.

DISCUSSION...
Winds have diminished overnight as high pressure has moved
overhead. However, morning temperatures will be bitterly cold
with single digits across the entire region. Locations across
far northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas that received
snowfall will see morning temperatures from around zero to 8
degrees below zero.

An increase in south winds later this afternoon will heighten
the fire danger threat across eastern Oklahoma.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...No Hazards.
SATURDAY...High Wind Potential.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
MONDAY and TUESDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A strong warming trend will ensue by late week as the arctic
high shifts east and south winds return. A strong upper system
will move into the Plains late in the weekend resulting in
showers and possibly a few thunderstorms on Sunday.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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