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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
103 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ058-063-068-069-072-076-221930-
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Ottawa-Delaware-Cherokee-Adair-Sequoyah-Le Flore-
Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville,
Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Van Buren,
Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith, Miami, Grove, Jay, Tahlequah,
Stilwell, Sallisaw, and Poteau
103 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.NOW...

At 1:03 PM ... National Weather Service doppler radars continued
to detect widely scattered light rain showers affecting portions
of western Arkansas, mainly within Benton, Carroll, Washington and
Madison counties. These showers were developing on the back side
of an exiting cold front, and were gradually shifting east.

Through 2:30 PM ... Scattered light rain showers will continue to
affect portions of western Arkansas. Rainfall rates will be
light, with between a trace to a couple hundredths of an inch
expected per hour.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1013 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231000-
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-
1013 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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 through tonight.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY...High Wind Potential.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...No Hazards.
FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
SATURDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A secondary dry cold front is expected to move across the region
Monday afternoon and evening with gusty northerly winds and
cooler temperatures across Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest
Arkansas for Tuesday. A warming trend is then forecast through
the rest of the work week ahead of the next low pressure system
Friday into the weekend. Thunderstorm chances return ahead of the
system Friday with continued rain shower chances into the weekend
across the region. Much cooler weather is expected going into the
weekend.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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