Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FPUS74 KTSA 270447
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1147 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-270700-
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-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...POTEAU
1147 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

.NOW...
AT 11:47 PM...DOPPLER RADARS CONTINUED TO DETECT WIDESPREAD
STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA. THESE
STORMS WHICH HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING STRONG AND DAMAGING
WINDS...AS WELL AS ISOLATED BRIEF TORNADOES ALONG THE LEADING EDGE
WERE MOVING RAPIDLY NORTHEAST...WHILE THE ENTIRE LINE GRADUALLY
SHIFTS EASTWARD.

THROUGH 1:00 AM...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
SPREAD EASTWARD ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND INTO NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. LOCATIONS THAT ARE LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED DURING THIS
TIME INCLUDE THOSE GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF A BENTONVILLE TO
PATTERSON LINE. STRONG AND DAMAGING WINDS...AS WELL AS BRIEF
ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE ALONG THE LEADING EDGE OF
THIS LINE OF STORMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED...ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL
FOR SOME ISOLATED LARGE HAIL.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT WEDNESDAY
MORNING FOR MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

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