Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 241743
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1243 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251015-
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-
1243 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44.
ONSET...THIS EVENING.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
    AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
    ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
ABOVE NORMAL AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL
LEAD TO HEAT INDEX VALUES NEAR 100 DEGREES ACROSS PORTIONS OF
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING HOURS...THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NORTH AND WEST OF THE AREA NEAR A STALLED
FRONTAL BOUNDARY. THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY BRUSH PARTS OF NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA TO THE NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44 THIS EVENING AND INTO
THE OVERNIGHT.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS AS A MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS REMAINS IN PLACE.
THE BEST CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE ON FRIDAY AS A WEAK
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTH.
BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE
STRONGER STORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN
POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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