Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
455 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-271030-
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-
455 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016


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

.DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS PARTS
OF THE AREA IN A VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS. A FEW OF THE
STORMS THAT OCCUR EARLY ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS WILL HAVE SEVERE POTENTIAL...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE
HAIL AND DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

STORMS THAT DEVELOP OUT TO THE WEST OF THE AREA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON ALONG THE DRY LINE MAY EVENTUALLY MOVE INTO EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS TONIGHT. THESE STORMS WILL CARRY A
CONTINUED THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER...ALONG WITH LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS FRIDAY
WITH MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR REMAINING IN PLACE ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. THIS WILL SUPPORT A CONTINUED
THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER THROUGH FRIDAY...ALONG WITH A MORE
WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN THREAT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK AS
MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR REMAIN IN PLACE.

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

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