Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
515 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-291015-
ADAIR OK-BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK-
CRAWFORD AR-CREEK OK-DELAWARE OK-FRANKLIN AR-HASKELL OK-LATIMER OK-
LE FLORE OK-MADISON AR-MAYES OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK-
OKFUSKEE OK-OKMULGEE OK-OSAGE OK-OTTAWA OK-PAWNEE OK-PITTSBURG OK-
PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK-
WASHINGTON OK-WASHINGTON AR-
515 AM CDT THU JUL 28 2016


THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...AFTER MIDNIGHT.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...EARLY AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
SMALL THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TODAY INTO THIS EVENING. LOCALLY
GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL AGAIN BE
POSSIBLE WITH ANY DAYTIME THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT.

OVERNIGHT TONIGHT...THUNDERSTORM CHANCES INCREASE OVER NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...WHILE SMALL CHANCES REMAIN FOR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AS A THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX IS FORECAST TO
DEVELOP OVER WESTERN KANSAS AND APPROACH THE REGION. ACROSS
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MAINLY WEST OF HIGHWAY 75...A LIMITED SEVERE
WEATHER POTENTIAL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS
BEING THE MAIN THREAT.

THIS AFTERNOON...ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS...HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND 102
DEGREES ARE FORECAST.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO BE ONGOING FRIDAY
MORNING ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AS
THE THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX WEAKENS OVER THE REGION. ADDITIONAL
THUNDERSTORM COMPLEXES WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
AND POSSIBLY SATURDAY NIGHT AS WELL AS UPPER LEVEL NORTHWESTERLY
FLOW CONTINUES OVER THE PLAINS.

RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO BUILD BACK OVER THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR A RETURN OF HOT AND HUMID
CONDITIONS ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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