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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
118 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-011145-
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-
118 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015


...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA
   THROUGH MIDNIGHT...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN
   OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...


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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
        ONSET...ONGOING OVER FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. AFTER 6 PM FOR THE
        REST OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

DISCUSSION...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW CONTINUES TO PUSH ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA
AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...WITH SOME PERIODS OF SLEET MIXING IN
ACROSS EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS. OVER FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN HAVE BEGUN TO MIX IN WITH THE SNOW AND SLEET THIS AFTERNOON.
FOR THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...WHILE THE MIXING OF
SNOW AND SLEET WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT NORTHWARD ACROSS THE REGION.
A MIX OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT RAIN WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE
OVER FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE
MAINLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40...WITH THE HIGHEST OF THE SNOWFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OVER FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 4
INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND
NEAR THE OKLAHOMA KANSAS BORDER.

OVERNIGHT TONIGHT...PRECIPITATION LOOKS TO DECREASE IN INTENSITY
AS THE WINTRY MIX CONTINUES TO LIFT NORTHWARD ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. PERIODS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE
WITH SOME LIGHT ICING WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
REGION...ESPECIALLY OVER NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. TEMPERATURES ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA COULD BE WARM
ENOUGH THAT PRECIPITATION BECOMES A LIGHT COLD RAIN.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER REPORTS OF PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AND TYPE ARE APPRECIATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH
  WIND POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THERE MAY BE A PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE
SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS...ALTHOUGH ADDITIONAL ICING AMOUNTS SHOULD BE VERY LIGHT.
SURFACE TEMPERATURES SHOULD WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY LATE SUNDAY
MORNING WITH REMAINING PRECIPITATION CHANCES CHANGING OVER TO ALL
RAIN. SOME LIGHT RAIN AND A WINTRY MIX WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING FOR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. AGAIN...ICING AMOUNTS LOOK VERY LIGHT AT THIS TIME.

A QUICK WARM UP IS EXPECTED MONDAY AND ESPECIALLY BY TUESDAY AS A
WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH THROUGH THE REGION...WITH LOW LEVEL MOISTURE
RAPIDLY INCREASING. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE
LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...AND SOME LOCALIZED SEVERE WEATHER
IS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION. COLDER WEATHER RETURNS BY
WEDNESDAY AS THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY RETURNS SOUTHWARD AS A COLD
FRONT. LOW CHANCES OF LIGHT SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY FOR
PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. TEMPERATURES
LOOK TO BEGIN TO MODERATE LATE NEXT WEEK.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
119 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-282100-
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-
119 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...

AT 1:19 AM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS CONTINUED TO
DETECT AREAS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SPREADING ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND INTO WESTERN ARKANSAS. A MORE INTENSE SNOW BAND WAS
MOVING ACROSS PORTIONS OF FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA...AND INTO
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. A WINTRY MIX WAS BEING REPORTED ACROSS FAR
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. ALL THIS ACTIVITY WAS MOVING TOWARD THE
NORTHEAST...AROUND 40 MILES PER HOUR.

THROUGH 3:00 PM...PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL
PERSIST ACROSS MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA. A MIX OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF A TRACE...UP TO AN INCH PER HOUR
WILL BE COMMON...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS LIKELY ACROSS NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. WITH THE SNOW THAT ALREADY
FELL YESTERDAY...THIS COULD INCREASE SNOW DEPTH AMOUNTS TO OVER 6
INCHES IN SOME LOCATIONS. A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED
FOR THE AREA...ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 412. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...DRIVE CAREFULLY AS ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY DETERIORATE
QUICKLY.

$$

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
940 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ARZ001-002-OKZ060-063-010000-
/O.CON.KTSA.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150301T0600Z/
BENTON-CARROLL-TULSA-DELAWARE-
940 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
 * IN OKLAHOMA...TULSA AND DELAWARE. IN ARKANSAS...BENTON AND
   CARROLL.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD ACROSS NORTHEAST
   OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

 * 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...
 * ROADS IN THE ADVISORY AREA MAY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...
   ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES AND NON-TREATED SURFACES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 * USE EXTRA CAUTION IF DRIVING. ATTEMPT TO STAY ON TREATED
   ROADWAYS. EXPECT TRAVEL DELAYS.

 * STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR
   TELEVISION FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER
   EVENT. ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
   WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

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