Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 141114
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
514 AM CST SAT JAN 14 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-151115-
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-
514 AM CST SAT JAN 14 2017

...ICE STORM TO CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NE OK THRU SUNDAY MORNING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...ELEVATED.
 AREA...ALONG AND NORTH OF THE I-44 CORRIDOR.
 ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...

SIGNIFICANT ICING IS EXPECTED NORTH OF THE I-44 CORRIDOR THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. A QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF
STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED BEFORE TEMPERATURES FINALLY
RISE ABOVE FREEZING ON SUNDAY. IMPACTS TO THE POWER GRID,
INCLUDING LONGER TERM POWER OUTAGES, ARE POSSIBLE. SLICK BRIDGES
AND OVERPASSES WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

CONSIDERABLE ICING IS EXPECTED RIGHT ALONG THE I-44 CORRIDOR
THROUGH MIDDAY TODAY, BEFORE TEMPERATURES RISE ABOVE FREEZING THIS
AFTERNOON. A TENTH TO QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED. SPORADIC AND SHORT LIVED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.
SLICK BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY THRU FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

THE ICE STORM IS EXPECTED TO FINALLY COME TO AN END SUNDAY MORNING
AS TEMPERATURES RISE ABOVE FREEZING ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA.

A STRONG UPPER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO LIFT OUT OVER THE
PLAINS LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED
STORMS ARE POSSIBLE, HOWEVER INSTABILITY WILL BE MARGINAL AND THIS
WILL MITIGATE THE SEVERE POTENTIAL SOMEWHAT.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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LACY



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