Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
502 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221130-
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-
502 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017


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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
 ONSET...TONIGHT...THREAT DECREASES AFTER MIDNIGHT.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA THROUGH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
 ONSET...EVENING THROUGH OVERNIGHT HOURS.

DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS THIS EVENING...GENERALLY
FROM THE SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST IN DIRECTION. A FEW STRONG TO
SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE...PRIMARILY ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
AND WESTERN ARKANSAS THIS EVENING WITH LARGE HAIL THE PRIMARY
CONCERN. THE GREATER RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL FOCUS FURTHER
EAST ACROSS CENTRAL ARKANSAS THIS EVENING.

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA THROUGH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING WITH
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES
EAST OF THE REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL AGAIN WARM WELL ABOVE
NORMAL ON TUESDAY AND POSSIBLY APPROACH RECORD LEVELS IN A FEW
LOCATIONS. ADDITIONALLY MUCH DRIER AIR WILL SPREAD INTO EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL CREATE
DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TUESDAY AFTERNOON ...ESPECIALLY
ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MIAMI TO MCALESTER. COOLER
TEMPERATURES AND DRY WEATHER PREVAILS FOR LATE WEEK.

WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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