Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1246 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-111130-
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-
1246 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 25 MPH AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE TO
DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND PORTIONS
OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL OFFSET
INCREASING LOW LEVEL MOISTURE TO RESULT IN MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES BETWEEN 25 AND 30 PERCENT FOR A FEW HOURS THIS
AFTERNOON. A LIMITED TO ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL RESULT FROM THE
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES. THE GREATEST FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS
WILL BE FOUND ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 75 IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE FROM LATE AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING AS
WINDS SUBSIDE AND HUMIDITIES RISE.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SUNDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
DRY FRONTS WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA EARLY THURSDAY AND AGAIN
FRIDAY NIGHT AND INTO SATURDAY...LEADING TO MODERATE VARIATION IN
TEMPERATURES FROM DAY TO DAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

A CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION WILL ACCOMPANY A STRENGTHENING UPPER
LEVEL STORM SYSTEM AS IT PASSES THROUGH THE REGION SUNDAY AND INTO
SUNDAY NIGHT. A SMALL POTENTIAL FOR LIGHT SLEET AND SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL EXIST EARLY SUNDAY ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS BEFORE IT TRANSITIONS TO ALL
LIQUID LATER IN THE DAY. IMPACTS FROM WINTRY PRECIPITATION ARE NOT
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

SIGNIFICANTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FROM MONDAY THROUGH
AT LEAST THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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

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