Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FLUS44 KTSA 200946
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
446 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211000-
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-
446 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

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...LIMITED.
AREA...EAST OF A JAY TO MCALESTER LINE.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...EARLY AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE TODAY...WITH AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGING FROM 100 TO 108 ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS. A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 9 PM.

IN ADDITION...ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TO
THE EAST OF A LINE FROM JAY TO MCALESTER. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED...BUT GUSTY WINDS MAY RESULT FROM THE STRONGEST STORMS.
ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL DIMINISH BY SUNSET.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...
                         DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK
AND INTO THE WEEKEND...AS AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE BUILDS ACROSS THE
PLAINS. MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE IN THE 105 TO
110 RANGE. EARLY NEXT WEEK...THE RIDGE IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT
WESTWARD...ALLOWING A COLD FRONT TO APPROACH THE REGION. MORE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND INCREASED THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL WILL
RESULT.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.