Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
425 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-201030-
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-
425 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

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...FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND PORTIONS OF WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED STORMS THIS AFTERNOON WILL HAVE A LOW
CHANCE OF PRODUCING A SEVERE DOWNBURST. OTHERWISE...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS WITH
THE SLOW MOVING STORMS.

HEAT INDICES IN THE 100 TO 107 DEGREE RANGE ARE OCCURRING ACROSS
PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA THAT HAVE NOT BEEN AFFECTED BY STORM
OUTFLOW. THESE DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES SHOULD IMPROVE BY SUNSET.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY THRU SUNDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

THE DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE REST OF
THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND...AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
OVERHEAD. AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE 105 TO
110 RANGE ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS. ADDITIONAL HEAT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED THROUGH
THIS WEEKEND.

THE RIDGE ALOFT IS EXPECTED TO SLIDE WEST OF THE REGION BY EARLY
NEXT WEEK...AND WILL ALLOW A FRONTAL BOUNDARY TO BRING THE
POTENTIAL FOR STORMS BY MONDAY.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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LACY



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