Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 142245 AAA
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
445 PM CST SAT JAN 14 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-151130-
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-
445 PM CST SAT JAN 14 2017

..ICE STORM WILL CONTINUE IMPACTING PORTIONS OF NE OK THRU SUNDAY MORNING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44...HEAVIEST AMOUNTS NORTH OF A
        PAWNEE TO NOWATA LINE.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
SIGNIFICANT ICING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE NORTH OF A LINE FROM
ABOUT PAWNEE TO NOWATA THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. A QUARTER TO
A HALF OF AN INCH OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS
NEAR THREE-QUARTERS OF AN INCH...IS EXPECTED BEFORE TEMPERATURES
FINALLY RISE ABOVE FREEZING SUNDAY MORNING. IMPACTS TO THE POWER
GRID, INCLUDING LONGER TERM POWER OUTAGES REMAIN POSSIBLE. SLICK
BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

ICING WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE LIMITED ALONG AND JUST NORTH OF THE
I-44 CORRIDOR AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO RISE ABOVE FREEZING THIS
EVENING. ANY ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LIMITED IN THESE
LOCATIONS AS WARMING OCCURS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THE ICE STORM IS EXPECTED TO FINALLY COME TO AN END SUNDAY MORNING
AS TEMPERATURES RISE ABOVE FREEZING ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA.

A STRONG UPPER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO LIFT OUT OVER THE
PLAINS LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED
STORMS ARE POSSIBLE, HOWEVER INSTABILITY WILL REMAIN MARGINAL
AND WILL LIKELY LIMIT SEVERE POTENTIAL.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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