Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
605 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-
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
605 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

At 6:05 PM...Doppler radars detected scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms ongoing across eastern Oklahoma. Additional
activity was moving out of central Oklahoma, and into Okfuskee
county, which has had a history of producing large hail. All of
this activity was moving northeast at 35 to 40 mph.

Through 7:15 PM...Scattered showers and thunderstorms will
continue across eastern Oklahoma, with the leading line of
convecting moving into northwest Arkansas between 6:30 and 7:00
PM. The cluster of storms moving into Okfuskee county will be
capable of producing large hail, damaging winds and heavy
downpours. This activity will impact Okfuskee, Okmulgee and creek
counties during this time. Elsewhere, light to moderate showers
will be common, with the potential for small hail and locally
heavy rainfall with any thunderstorms that occur.

A tornado watch is in effect for portions of eastern Oklahoma
until 11 PM this evening.

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