Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
510 AM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241000-
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-
510 AM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

HEAVY RAIN.
    RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...MAINLY WEST OF HIGHWAY 75.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY INCREASE IN
COVERAGE THIS MORNING ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR WITH THIS ACTIVITY...AND THE
STRONGER STORMS COULD PRODUCE BRIEF DAMAGING WINDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

CLEARING BEHIND THE PRECIPITATION WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO WARM BACK
INTO THE MID 90S ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA. AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL LIKELY TOP 105 DEGREES...AND A HEAT ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED
FOR PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA MAINLY WEST OF 75.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF HOT AND HUMID WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR THE WEEKEND
AND WELL INTO NEXT WEEK AS AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE BUILDS ACROSS THE REGION.
AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES APPEAR LIKELY
DURING THIS PERIOD.

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

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