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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
500 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-261115-
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-
500 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected today.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.
MONDAY...No Hazards.
TUESDAY...Thunderstorm potential.
WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm and wind Potential.
THURSDAY...Wind potential.
Friday and Saturday...No hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
The next storm system to affect the Southern Plains will translate
down the west coast and into the Southern Rockies tonight through
Tuesday. Moisture will be pulled back into the area ahead of this
system, resulting in increasing shower and thunderstorm chances
Tuesday and Tuesday night. The system will move through the area on
Wednesday spreading widespread showers and thunderstorms across
eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. At this time, there appears
to be some severe weather potential and flooding could once again
become a concern.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

$$




Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
853 AM CST SUN FEB 25 2018

ARC033-131-OKC001-079-135-261445-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FA.W.0005.180225T1453Z-180226T1445Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Crawford AR-Sebastian AR-Sequoyah OK-Adair OK-Le Flore OK-
853 AM CST SUN FEB 25 2018

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Crawford County in northwestern Arkansas...
  Western Sebastian County in west central Arkansas...
  Eastern Sequoyah County in east central Oklahoma...
  Southeastern Adair County in northeastern Oklahoma...
  Le Flore County in southeastern Oklahoma...

* Until 845 AM CST Monday

* At 849 AM CST, state highway transportion departments reported
  roads flooded in the region. US highway 270 between Heavener and
  Wister, as well as Arkansas highway 282 in Crawford county are
  reported closed due to high water. Other county or secondary roads
  likely remain flooded in the region as well. The major highways
  and interstates are in good condition and are open for travel.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
  Fort Smith...                     Van Buren...
  Sallisaw...                       Poteau...
  Cedarville...                     Mountainburg...
  Natural Dam...                    Greenwood...
  Alma...                           Barling...
  Pocola...                         Muldrow...
  Heavener...                       Roland...
  Lavaca...                         Spiro...
  Arkoma...                         Mulberry...
  Panama...                         Talihina...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

LAT...LON 3576 9396 3566 9401 3566 9407 3558 9407
      3557 9405 3496 9436 3493 9445 3476 9445
      3468 9449 3468 9506 3485 9506 3486 9500
      3494 9500 3494 9493 3520 9493 3520 9482
      3537 9483 3576 9450

$$

Lacy




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