Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
506 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-261115-
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-
506 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

...LIGHT SNOW OER FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA THIS MORNING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS EVENING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
LIKELY NEAR THE RED RIVER IN CHOCTAW COUNTY. WITH SURFACE
TEMPERATURES REMAINING NEAR OR EVEN SLIGHTLY ABOVE FREEZING
THROUGH THE MORNING...ANY TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL BE LIMITED AND OF
SHORT DURATION AS ANY SNOW THAT ACCUMULATES ON ROADS SHOULD
QUICKLY MELT ONCE THE PRECIPITATION ENDS.

BY LATE THIS EVENING...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS WITH NORTH WINDS GUSTING UP
TO 35 MPH. A LIMITED THREAT OF LIGHT SNOW WILL BE PRESENT TONIGHT
OVER FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...BUT
ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD REMAIN LESS THAN A HALF INCH.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS WIND CHILL POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS WIND CHILL POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SOME LIGHT SNOW MAY LINGER ACROSS MAINLY NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
THURSDAY BEHIND THE ARCTIC FRONT. GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE
WITH WIND CHILL READINGS DROPPING TO ZERO TO 5 BELOW ZERO IN PARTS
OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. PERIODIC WINTER
WEATHER CHANCES WILL RETURN BY LATER THIS WEEK...HOWEVER FORECAST
CONFIDENCE REGARDING DURATION AND AREAL COVERAGE REMAIN LOW AT
THIS TIME.

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

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