Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
105 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-271130-
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-
105 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
WIND CHILL.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...WITH
WIND GUSTS REACHING 25 MILES PER HOUR AT TIMES. THE WINDS WILL
SLOWLY SUBSIDE THIS EVENING. THE STRONG WINDS...COMBINED WITH LOW
RELATIVITY AND DRY VEGETATION...HAS ALSO CREATED A LIMITED FIRE
WEATHER THREAT. WITH TEMPERATURES DROPPING INTO THE TEENS LATE
TONIGHT...WIND CHILL READINGS WILL ALSO PLUMMET INTO THE SINGLE
DIGITS...AND EVEN BELOW ZERO ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL... AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILL
POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...AND WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
VERY COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY MORNING...WITH SOME
POTENTIAL FOR LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS PRIMARILY SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 40. WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL WILL CONTINUE INTO THE
EARLY PORTION OF NEXT WEEK...WITH INCREASING MOISTURE FROM THE
SOUTH IN ADVANCE OF UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEMS IN THE DESERT
SOUTHWEST COMBINING WITH A SLOWLY MODIFYING COLD AIRMASS. SOME
IMPACTS TO TRAVEL WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND...AND POSSIBLY
INTO MONDAY...AND LATER FORECASTS WILL NEED TO BE MONITORED FOR
MORE SPECIFIC DETAILS. THE OVERALL TREND NEXT WEEK WILL BE
CONTINUING PRECIPITATION CHANCES...BUT WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES.

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

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