Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
756 AM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

ARZ019-020-029-OKZ070>076-231345-
CRAWFORD AR-SEBASTIAN AR-FRANKLIN AR-LATIMER OK-MUSKOGEE OK-
LE FLORE OK-PITTSBURG OK-HASKELL OK-MCINTOSH OK-SEQUOYAH OK-
756 AM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN CRAWFORD...SEBASTIAN...
SOUTHERN FRANKLIN...NORTHERN LATIMER...NORTHERN LE FLORE...HASKELL...
EAST CENTRAL PITTSBURG...SOUTHEASTERN MUSKOGEE...CENTRAL SEQUOYAH AND
EAST CENTRAL MCINTOSH COUNTIES UNTIL 845 AM CDT...

AT 754 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR ENTERPRISE TO 3 MILES
WEST OF GANS TO 4 MILES SOUTH OF RATCLIFF...AND MOVING SOUTH AT 20
MPH.

WINDS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FORT SMITH...VAN BUREN...SALLISAW...POTEAU...OZARK...WILBURTON...
STIGLER...CHARLESTON...GREENWOOD...ALMA...BARLING...POCOLA...
MULDROW...ROLAND...LAVACA...SPIRO...ARKOMA...MULBERRY...WARNER AND
VIAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO
MINOR STREET FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE
STORMS. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK
A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 AM CDT FOR
FRANKLIN COUNTY.

LAT...LON 3531 9381 3532 9392 3523 9392 3523 9403
      3514 9403 3514 9414 3510 9414 3506 9425
      3506 9423 3497 9424 3503 9476 3489 9549
      3551 9541 3555 9377
TIME...MOT...LOC 1254Z 001DEG 18KT 3521 9538 3540 9475 3524 9389

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