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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
206 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-201000-
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
206 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

.NOW...

At 1:57 am, National Weather Service Doppler radar detected a
north-south band of showers and thunderstorms west of highway 75
over northeast Oklahoma. Some scattered showers have developed
ahead of the main band across southeast Oklahoma. These showers
and storms were moving north-northeast at 40 miles an hour.

Through 4 am...the band of showers and thunderstorms will
gradually shift east over the highway 75 corridor, including
Tulsa, Bartlesville, and possibly the McAlester areas. Showers
ahead of the band will lift north across southeast and east
central Oklahoma, toward the I-40 corridor. Locally heavy rain
and possibly gusty winds will accompany the stronger storms.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
506 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-201130-
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-
506 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...West of a line from Tulsa to Haskell to Poteau.
ONSET...Midnight.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...West of a line from Bartlesville to Tulsa to Hugo.
ONSET...Midnight.

DISCUSSION...
Widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms will spread into
eastern Oklahoma by late evening with a limited risk of
severe weather arriving by midnight.  The strongest storms may
pose a risk of both locally damaging winds and hail to quarter
size.  Instability will be low across the region and storms
are likely to experience a decrease in intensity as they spread
across eastern Oklahoma and into western Arkansas late tonight
into Monday morning.  Additionally, locally heavy rainfall is
possible as the storms move into eastern Oklahoma before
they gradually weaken as they move eastward.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed across portions of
eastern Oklahoma.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY...No Hazards.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...High wind and fire weather potential.
SATURDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Scattered thunderstorms will be ongoing Monday morning with
storms moving east out the region by Monday evening.
Severe weather is not likely as instability will be low,
however locally heavy rainfall will remain possible.
Thereafter unseasonably warm and dry weather will prevail
with a period of strong winds and heightened fire weather
concerns arriving Thursday and Friday.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

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