Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 141839
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1239 PM CST SAT JAN 14 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-151130-
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-
1239 PM CST SAT JAN 14 2017

..ICE STORM WILL CONTINUE IMPACTING 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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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


DISCUSSION...
SIGNIFICANT ICING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE 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 REMAIN POSSIBLE. SLICK BRIDGES
AND OVERPASSES WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

ICING WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE LIMITED ALONG THE I-44 CORRIDOR
AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO RISE ABOVE FREEZING THIS AFTERNOON.
ANY ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BECOME LIMITED IN THESE LOCATIONS AS
WARMING OCCURS.


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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY THROUGH 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 REMAIN MARGINAL
AND WILL LIKELY LIMIT SEVERE POTENTIAL.


WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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