Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1256 PM CDT TUE SEP 20 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211045-
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-
1256 PM CDT TUE SEP 20 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...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
UNSEASONABLY HOT AND HUMID WEATHER WILL OCCUR AGAIN TODAY...WITH
AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 105 TO 109 EXPECTED ACROSS PARTS
OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL TOP OUT IN THE 100
TO 104 RANGE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL MAINTAIN HOT WEATHER THROUGH FRIDAY...BUT
SOME DRYING OUT OF THE LOW LEVEL AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN LOWER
DEWPOINTS AND HENCE LOWER AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WEDNESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE OVER THE WEEKEND AS THE UPPER
RIDGE AXIS SHIFTS TO THE EAST AND AN UPPER TROUGH SLOWLY
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. A COLD FRONT WILL ALSO MOVE SOUTH ACROSS
THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND TO HELP ENHANCE THUNDERSTORM CHANCES.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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