Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
454 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

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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-
454 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017



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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.


SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma.
ONSET...Late Morning.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Late Morning .

 Area at Greatest Risk...Northeast Oklahoma...northwest of
                         Interstate 44.

DISCUSSION...
Warmer temperatures return today...along with south to southwest
winds that will gust between 30-40 mph at times during the
afternoon. Dry ground conditions...gusty winds and the warm
temperatures will promote elevated fire danger...especially across
northeast Oklahoma to the northwest of interstate 44.


SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONDAY...High Wind Potential...Fire Weather Potential.
TUESDAY Through THURSDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.
FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Lower winds are expected Monday. However...Fire danger will continue
as temperatures continue to warm along with slightly lower relative
humidity values. Another cold front will move into the region Tuesday night
and Wednesday with a noticeable cool down expected Wednesday.
Scattered thunderstorms are forecast in conjunction with the
passing front. At this time...the strongest storms will carry a
limited severe potential. Better chances for more widespread
shower and thunderstorms and higher severe potential will come at
the end of the work week as the next front and upper system
approach Friday. Specifics regarding timing and threats concerning
this system will be refined over the next several days.


weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

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