weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

2 products issued by NWS for: Snow OK
Share |


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
622 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-191115-
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-
622 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017


...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY BEHIND COLD FRONT...
...WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 5 PM FOR ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
   AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...


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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...This Morning.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Elevated
    AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...This Morning.


DISCUSSION...
A cold front moving across eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas
this morning will exit the region by early afternoon.
North to northwest winds will increase behind the front this morning
with with widespread gusts in the 30 to 45 mph range that will
continue into the afternoon hours.  A wind advisory will be in
effect through Saturday afternoon. Despite cooler temperatures,
drier air pushing into the region combined with the gusty winds will
result in  very high to elevated fire danger across much of eastern
Oklahoma into northwest Arkansas.  The greatest fire spread potential
can be expected across much of eastern Oklahoma where minimum
afternoon relative humidity values will be lowest in conjunction
with the strongest winds. Winds will subside this evening as
surface high pressure settles over the southern plains.


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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.
SUNDAY Through FRIDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
An prolonged period of dry and settled weather is expected across
the region for the upcoming week. Several fronts will sweep
through the area, the first on Tuesday and the next towards the
weekend. Lack of moisture return ahead of the boundaries will
result in very limited chances for precipitation.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

$$




Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
254 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-182300-
/O.CON.KTSA.WI.Y.0012.171118T1200Z-171118T2300Z/
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-
Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes-Delaware-Creek-Okfuskee-Okmulgee-Wagoner-
Cherokee-Adair-Muskogee-McIntosh-Sequoyah-Pittsburg-Haskell-
Latimer-Le Flore-
Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville,
Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Van Buren,
Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith, Antlers, Clayton, Hugo, Pawhuska,
Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita, Miami, Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore,
Pryor, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah,
Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler,
Wilburton, and Poteau
254 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM
CST THIS AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...Northwest winds will increase across northeast Oklahoma
  this morning and spread eastward across western Arkansas by late
  morning.

* WINDS...Frequent gusts of 30 to 40 mph are expected with
  occasional gusts near 45 mph likely, especially across
  northeast Oklahoma.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult,
  especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while driving.  Be alert to
sudden gusts of wind which may cause you to lose control of your
vehicle.  Extra attention should be given to cross winds and on
bridges and overpasses.

&&

$$




U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE