Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
720 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-300200-
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-
Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes-Delaware-Creek-Okfuskee-Okmulgee-Wagoner-
Cherokee-Adair-Muskogee-McIntosh-Sequoyah-Pittsburg-Haskell-
Latimer-Le Flore-
Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville,
Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Van Buren,
Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith, Antlers, Clayton, Hugo, Pawhuska,
Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita, Miami, Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore,
Pryor, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah,
Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler,
Wilburton, and Poteau
720 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.NOW...

At 7:20 PM ... National Weather Service doppler radars continued
to detect widespread showers and thunderstorms spreading northward
across much of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Some
locations have already received several inches of rainfall, and
numerous reports of flooding have been relayed to the National
Weather Service. Several of the storms had also become strong to
severe, producing hail 2 inches in diameter. All this activity
was lifting toward the northeast, around 35 miles per hour.

Through 9:00 PM ... Showers and thunderstorms will continue to
track northward across the forecast area, bringing moderate to
heavy rainfall to the area. As the event continues, both areal and
flash flooding will remain a serious concern. The majority of the
rainfall will become runoff, causing area rivers and streams to
rise out of their banks. There is also a chance a few of the
storms will become strong to severe. The main threats will be
large hail and strong winds, however an isolated tornado is also
possible.

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