Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1143 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-291015-
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-
1143 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
THE COMBINATION OF HIGH HUMIDITY AND TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S
TO NEAR 100 ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS
WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE
TODAY. A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TODAY FOR MUCH OF THE AREA.

AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO MAY DEVELOP DURING THE EARLY TO
MID AFTERNOON HOURS ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND
PERHAPS FAR EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED...AND ANY THUNDERSTORM THAT DEVELOPS WILL DIMINISH WITH
THE LOSS OF DAYTIME HEATING.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER ATMOSPHERE WILL
CONTINUE TO SUPPORT UNSEASONABLY HOT CONDITIONS THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA LATE
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY RESULTING IN WIDELY SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS. AS THE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE SOUTH CENTRAL
UNITED STATES WEAKENS SOME LATER THIS WEEK...TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERGE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR WITH
LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S LATE THIS WEEK THROUGH THIS WEEKEND.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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