Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
512 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-301015-
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-
512 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...THIS EVENING.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE THIS MORNING.

DISCUSSION...
TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S TO NEAR 100 WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH
HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 105 TO 110 DEGREES ACROSS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON. A
HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THAT REGION THROUGH 8 PM THIS
EVENING.

A WEAK COLD FRONT OVER KANSAS EARLY THIS MORNING WILL PUSH INTO
NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA THIS AFTERNOON. WIDELY SCATTERED TO SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND BEHIND THE BOUNDARY THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. THE STRONGEST STORMS THAT FORM THIS EVENING WILL HAVE
THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THE WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN STRETCHED ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWESTERN ARKANSAS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...RESULTING IN
WIDELY SCATTERED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION
EACH DAY. SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL IS LOW WITH ANY OF THIS ACTIVITY
BUT ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

THE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM ALOFT THAT HAS SUPPORTED UNSEASONABLY HOT
WEATHER AS OF LATE WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT WESTWARD THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY...RESULTING IN MODERATING TEMPERATURES OVER OUR AREA. THE HEAT
WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE THIS WEEKEND WITH MOST LOCATIONS SEEING
TEMPERATURES RETURNING TO NEAR OR ABOVE NORMAL BY SUNDAY...CONTINUING
INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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