Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
500 PM CDT Fri Apr 21 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221015-
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-
500 PM CDT Fri Apr 21 2017

...SEVERE WEATHER AND HEAVY RAINFALL THREAT CONTINUE THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.
TORNADO.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Extreme southeast Oklahoma and portions of west-central Arkansas.
ONSET...ongoing.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Southeast oklahoma into western Arkansas.
ONSET...ongoing.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...ongoing.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
ONSET...ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
The threat for severe weather continues this evening across southeast
Oklahoma and west-central Arkansas as a warm front stretches across
the region and a upper level disturbance moves into the region from
the west. Tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds will all be possible
along and south of the warm front. North of the warm front across northeast
Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas some of the stronger storms will be capable
of producing small hail. This activity is expected to exit the area around
midnight as the upper level disturbance shifts to the east of the area.

Heavy rain with the potential for flooding will continue across portions
of northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas through the evening.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
SATURDAY...High Wind Potential.
SUNDAY...No Hazards.
MONDAY...High Wind Potential.
TUESDAY through Thursday...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Cooler conditions are expected behind the front through the weekend
as high pressure builds into the region. Shower and thunderstorm
chances will return late Tuesday night into Thursday of next week as another
storm system approaches from the west.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

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