Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
502 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231015-
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-
502 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017


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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.


DISCUSSION...
Isolated thunderstorms will remain possible today...especially
during the morning hours where moisture will linger behind a cold
front.  Severe weather is not expected...but one or two storms may
produce some small hail.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...High Wind Potential.
FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
SATURDAY through TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Moisture quickly returns to the region Thursday ahead of the
next system which will mark the beginning of an active weather
pattern. On Friday...widespread showers and thunderstorms are
expected to develop to the west along a dryline that will advance
east through the region during the afternoon and evening. These
storms will be capable of producing severe straightline winds, and
locally heavy rainfall. During the overnight hours, severe hail
will be possible with storms that develop underneath the upper low
as it passes through the region. Thunderstorm chance will
decrease from west to east Saturday as the upper low clears the
area.

The next chances for storms comes late Sunday afternoon and
evening in association with another upper system and surface warm
front to the south. Another strong system appears to impact the
plains sometime during the middle of next week. At this time...it
appears at least a limited risk of severe weather with next weeks
systems.


weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

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