Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1259 PM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-222100-
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-
1259 PM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

.NOW...
AT 12:59 PM...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS DETECTED AN AREA OF
MIXED PRECIPITATION INCREASING IN COVERAGE ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA. AN AREA OF MAINLY LIGHT SNOW ALSO CONTINUES ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. ALL OF
THIS ACTIVITY WAS MOVING OFF TO THE EAST AT AROUND 30 MPH.

THROUGH 3:00 PM...A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE TO
EXPAND EASTWARD ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS. A MIX OF RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH A
GRADUAL TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW FOR MOST OF THE AREA AS COLD AIR
CONTINUES TO SPREAD SOUTHWARD. TRACE AMOUNTS TO ONE HALF INCH WILL
BE COMMON ACROSS THE AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS TO AROUND
ONE INCH POSSIBLE. LIGHT SNOW WILL ALSO REMAIN POSSIBLE FOR AREAS
OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. LITTLE ADDITIONAL
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 75
IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO ONE HALF
INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THIS AREA THROUGH 3 PM. MOTORISTS
SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING ACROSS THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHICH ARE LIKELY
TO DEVELOP SLICK SPOTS MORE QUICKLY.

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