Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 180909
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
409 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-181030-
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-
409 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
    AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST-CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
    ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL ONCE AGAIN DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
WITH HEAT INDICES IN THE 100 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE ACROSS MUCH OF
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST-CENTRAL ARKANSAS. A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A FEW ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TUESDAY AFTERNOON...PRIMARILY IN
THE HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS. OVERALL PRECIPITATION COVERAGE IS
EXPECTED TO REMAIN LIMITED.

THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL PERSIST THIS WEEK THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT CONTINUES TO BUILD OVER THE CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN PLAINS. AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES IN THE 105 TO 110
DEGREE RANGE WILL BE LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND WEST-CENTRAL ARKANSAS TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. HEAT ADVISORIES
WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK INTO THIS WEEKEND.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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