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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
511 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-041245-
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-
511 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.NOW...
AT 5:05 AM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS INDICATED
AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN SPREADING ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. THE RAIN HAS BEEN INCREASING IN BOTH COVERAGE
AND INTENSITY DURING THE PAST HOUR. TEMPERATURES HAVE DROPPED
BELOW FREEZING NORTH OF A PAWNEE TO VINITA LINE...SO SOME LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN IS LIKELY OCCURRING THERE. SOME LIGHT SLEET WAS ALSO
MIXED IN WITH THE RAIN OVER NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

THROUGH 6:30 AM...AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND IN
COVERAGE ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. AN
INCREASE IN INTENSITY OF RAIN WILL OCCUR ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AS WELL. RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO TRANSITION OVER TO
FREEZING RAIN NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44...INCLUDING THE TULSA METRO
AREA...AS TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW FREEZING.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
506 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-051115-
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 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER IMPACTS EXPECTED TODAY INTO TONIGHT...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS MORNING NORTH OF I-40...AFTERNOON SOUTH OF I-40.

ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 44.
ONSET...MID TO LATE MORNING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
WINTER WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS...BEGINNING IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA EARLY THIS
MORNING AND INTO SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS BY
THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SLEET AND SNOW THIS
MORNING ACROSS NORTHERN AREAS AS COLDER AIR SPREADS ACROSS THE
AREA FROM THE NORTH...WITH A TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
TO THE SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN PART OF
THE AREA THROUGH MIDNIGHT AS ICE AND SNOW TOTALS ARE
EXPECTED TO EVENTUALLY MEET THE LOW END OF CRITERIA. A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THE REST OF THE AREA.

MOSTLY SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. THE HIGHEST SNOW AND SLEET TOTALS
OF 2-4 INCHES ARE CURRENTLY FORECAST ACROSS FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA
INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A QUARTER OF AN
INCH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS.

PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS EVENING.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
CONTINUE TO MONITOR OUR LATEST FORECASTS AND PRODUCTS AS
PRECIPITATION TYPES AND AMOUNTS ARE REFINED AS THE EVENT UNFOLDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A GRADUAL WARMING TREND WILL BEGIN LATER THIS WEEK WITH DRY
WEATHER EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

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

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
352 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ001-OKZ054>072-042230-
/O.CON.KTSA.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-150305T0600Z/
BENTON-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-TULSA-ROGERS-
MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-CHEROKEE-ADAIR-
MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-
352 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

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

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
 * IN OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...ADAIR...CREEK...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...
   WAGONER...TULSA...ROGERS...MAYES...DELAWARE...PAWNEE...OTTAWA...
   WASHINGTON...OSAGE...CRAIG...NOWATA...SEQUOYAH...MCINTOSH AND
   MUSKOGEE. IN ARKANSAS...BENTON.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * RAIN WILL EXPAND INTO EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
   EARLY THIS MORNING. THE RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING
   RAIN...SLEET...AND FINALLY SNOW BEGINNING THIS MORNING AS COLD AIR
   MOVES INTO THE REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT. WINTRY PRECIPITATION
   WILL PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF FROM
   NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST.

 * AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION AND LESS THAN A
   TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
   LESSER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44.

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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