Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FPUS74 KTSA 181334
NOWTSA

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
834 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-181530-
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-
834 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
AT 8:30 AM... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND OVER EXTREME NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. MOST OF THE
SHOWERS AND STORMS WERE LOCATED TO THE NORTH OF I 40 AND WERE RACING
TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST AT 35 MPH... INTO CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

THROUGH 10:00 AM...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE TO SPREAD TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST... AND BEGIN TO DISSIPATE
OVER NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. LOCATIONS NORTH OF I 40 ARE MOST LIKELY TO
BE AFFECTED HOWEVER... SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL BE AFFECTING
LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE AS WELL. BRIEF HEAVY
RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY THE STORMS.
AVERAGE HOURLY RAINFALL RATES ARE EXPECTED TO VARY FROM SEVERAL
HUNDREDTHS  TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH. AS MUCH AS HALF AN INCH COULD
FALL IN LESS THAN ONE HOUR FROM THE STRONGEST OF STORMS.

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