Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
110 AM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

ARC007-143-OKC001-021-041-091-101-135-170615-
/O.CON.KTSA.SV.W.0160.000000T0000Z-150517T0615Z/
BENTON AR-WASHINGTON AR-CHEROKEE OK-DELAWARE OK-MCINTOSH OK-
MUSKOGEE OK-SEQUOYAH OK-ADAIR OK-
110 AM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WESTERN
WASHINGTON AND WESTERN BENTON COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...AND
WESTERN SEQUOYAH...SOUTHEASTERN MUSKOGEE AND SOUTHEASTERN CHEROKEE
COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...AND ADAIR AND SOUTHEASTERN
DELAWARE COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AND EAST CENTRAL MCINTOSH
COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA UNTIL 115 AM CDT...

AT 108 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTHEAST OF HIWASSE TO WESTVILLE TO 7 MILES
WEST OF TAMAHA...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IN OR NEAR THE PATH INCLUDE...MARIETTA...VIAN...HIGHFILL...
  MILLER...NORTHWEST ARKANSAS REGIONAL AIRPORT...PRAIRIE GROVE
  BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK...ADAIR STATE PARK...BRUSHY LAKE STATE
  PARK...OAK GROVE...ELM SPRINGS...TONTITOWN...WHEELER...SAVOY...
  WEDINGTON...VINEY GROVE...RHEA...SUMMERS...CANEHILL...CLYDE...
  MORROW...FARMINGTON...PRAIRIE GROVE...LINCOLN...BELLA VISTA...
  CENTERTON...VAUGHN...CAVE SPRINGS...HEALING SPRINGS...
  BENTONVILLE...HARMON...WALNUT GROVE...ROCKY COMFORT...MARBLE
  CITY...BRUSHY...MC KEY...SALLISAW...BUNCH AND STILWELL

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 40 IN OKLAHOMA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 281 AND
309.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY
FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO GO AT ONCE INTO THE
BASEMENT OR SMALL CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY STRUCTURE.

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

&&

LAT...LON 3611 9418 3546 9471 3540 9493 3546 9505
      3527 9523 3533 9541 3527 9557 3555 9513
      3593 9477 3650 9454 3650 9413
TIME...MOT...LOC 0610Z 246DEG 43KT 3652 9426 3602 9451
          3540 9508

HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$








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