Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FPUS74 KTSA 282046
NOWTSA

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

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-282300-
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-
246 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...

AT 2:46 AM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS INDICATE
WIDESPREAD WINTRY PRECIPITATION FALLING ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. LIGHT TO OCCASIONAL MODERATE SNOW WAS
INDICATED ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44...WITH A MIX OF LIGHT
SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET SOUTHWARD FROM THERE...BEFORE TRANSITIONING
TO A MIX OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OVER
EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AS WELL AS WEST-CENTRAL
ARKANSAS. ALL OF THIS ACTIVITY WAS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST...
AT AROUND 40 MILES PER HOUR.

THROUGH 5:00 PM...PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL
REMAIN POSSIBLE...PRIMARILY FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY
412. SOME LIGHT SLEET MAY MIX WITH THE LIGHT SNOW AT TIMES.
ELSEWHERE SOUTH OF THIS LINE...THE ATMOSPHERE IS IN TRANSITION...
WITH LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN BECOMING THE
DOMINATE PRECIPITATION TYPE. THE ADDITION OF FREEZING
PRECIPITATION ON TOP OF THE FALLEN SNOW WILL ONLY RESULT IN
ADDITIONAL TRAVEL PROBLEMS ACROSS THE REGION. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...DRIVE CAREFULLY...AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION.

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