Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
448 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241130-
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-
448 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
HIGH TEMPERATURES ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON WILL BE ABOUT 20 TO 25
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL WITH VALUES IN THE UPPER 60S ACROSS NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS TO MID 70S IN EASTERN OKLAHOMA. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS
WILL DEVELOP WITH WINDS GUSTING TO BETWEEN 25 TO 40 MILES PER
HOUR. THIS WILL ALLOW ANY WILDFIRES TO SPREAD RAPIDLY. MINIMUM RH
VALUES WILL DIP INTO THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE...MAINLY OVER
EASTERN OKLAHOMA WITH VALUES ABOVE 30 PERCENT IN NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. RECENT RAINFALL PROVIDED SOME RELIEF MAINLY TO PORTIONS
OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WHERE 1 TO 2 INCHES
OF RAIN WAS OBSERVED OVER THE WEEKEND. ALONG AND SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 40...RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE MUCH LESS.

WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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