Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
519 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-301030-
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-
519 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...Life Threatening Flooding and Severe Weather Ongoing...

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...This evening and Tonight.
TORNADO.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Along and east of a line from Bentonville Arkansas to
           McAlester Oklahoma.
ONSET...Ongoing.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Significant.
AREA...Along and east of a line from Bentonville Arkansas to
           McAlester Oklahoma.
ONSET...Ongoing.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...Critical.
AREA...All of northeast Oklahoma and far northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
Widespread thunderstorms continue this afternoon with strong to
severe storms ongoing generally east of a line from Bentonville
Arkansas to McAlester Oklahoma.  Damaging winds, large hail, and
a few tornadoes are likely along and east of this line.
The severe weather potential will continue through the evening
hours with a general decrease in storm intensity expected
later tonight.
The continued rounds of heavy rain has resulted in widespread
dangerous flash flooding.  Numerous roads are closed across
the region and high water rescues have been performed through
the afternoon.  Any additional rainfall this afternoon through
the overnight hours will worsen ongoing conditions and rapid
onset flash flooding should be expected.
Additionally, numerous larger river basins are in flood and
river levels will continue to rise.  This will also impact
numerous roadways.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Activation of the Regional Spotter Network Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY and Monday...High Wind Potential.
TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A brief dry period is expected late Sunday into Monday
with thunderstorm chances returning mid week.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

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