Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1254 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-311030-
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-
1254 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015


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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S TO NEAR 100 COMBINED WITH HIGH
HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 102 TO 106
THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT A
PORTION OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TODAY AND
TONIGHT DUE TO THE PROXIMITY OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. A LIMITED
THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL EXIST THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WHEN THE ATMOSPHERE IS MOST UNSTABLE. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WILL BE
THE MOST LIKELY SEVERE WEATHER THREAT.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY
EVENING AS THE WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY REMAINS OVER THE REGION.
SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL IS VERY LOW WITH ANY ACTIVITY THAT
OCCURS.

THE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT HAS SUPPORTED THE RECENT HOT WEATHER
WILL DRIFT WEST TODAY AND FRIDAY. THE UNSEASONABLY HOT WEATHER WILL
MODERATE SOME THROUGH FRIDAY AS A RESULT. HEAT WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE
AGAIN THIS WEEKEND WITH MOST LOCATIONS SEEING TEMPERATURES RETURNING
TO NEAR OR ABOVE SEASONAL AVERAGES BY MONDAY...CONTINUING INTO THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.


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

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