Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
945 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-010600-
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-
945 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...

AT 9:45 PM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A MIX OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
OCCASIONAL LIGHT SLEET FALLING OVER MOST OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS. SOME LIGHT SNOW WAS ALSO INDICATED ACROSS FAR
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...WHILE LIGHT RAIN WAS OCCURRING OVER PARTS OF
FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. THE PRECIPITATION HAS BEEN AT A MINIMUM
OVER LOCATIONS WEST OF HIGHWAY 75 IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. ALL
PRECIPITATION CONTINUES TO LIFT NORTHEAST AT AROUND 40 MPH.

THROUGH 12:00 AM...AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET WILL REMAIN COMMON FOR MOST
LOCATIONS. SOME LIGHT SNOW MAY OCCUR ACROSS FAR NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS...HOWEVER LITTLE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED WITH THIS
ACTIVITY. LIGHT RAIN WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE FOR LOCATIONS ACROSS FAR
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
ATOKA TO MENA. THE FREEZING LINE WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT SLOWLY
NORTHWARD WITH TIME...ALLOWING FOR ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS ACROSS FAR
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA TO TRANSITION TO MAINLY LIGHT RAIN. MANY AREA
ROADWAYS REMAIN SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...AS SUCH...ANY TRAVEL AROUND
EASTERN OKLAHOMA OR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS IS DISCOURAGED. IF YOU MUST
VENTURE OUT THIS EVENING...DRIVE CAREFULLY...AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME
TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS UNTIL 6 AM CST SUNDAY.

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