Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
500 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231000-
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-
500 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

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...LATE MORNING.

DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND LATER TONIGHT ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS. THE BETTER LOW LEVEL MOISTURE IS NOT FAR AWAY
WITH DEWPOINTS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY TODAY
ALLOWING THE MUGGY AIRMASS TO RETURN NORTH. THE HIGHEST CHANCES
FOR STORMS WILL BE TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY AS AN APPROACHING
UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM PROVIDES ADDED SUPPORT FOR MORE
WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION. THE GREATEST THREAT FROM STORMS WILL BE
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO THE AREA BY MID WEEK. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BY LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO
THURSDAY. THE BOUNDARY IS EXPECTED TO STALL ACROSS THE REGION
PROVIDING A FOCUS FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY INTO
FRIDAY.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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