weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

3 products issued by NWS for: Tulsa OK
Share |


Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
212 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL COMING TO NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA THIS WEEK...

.A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL PUSH INTO NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA MONDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY...WITH A BAND OF HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING STORMS ALONG
AND BEHIND THE FRONT. THE FRONT WILL STALL...AND A WAVE OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT...BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF
HEAVY RAIN TO THE SAME AREAS THAT RECEIVED THE FIRST ROUND WITH
THE INITIAL FRONTAL SURGE. FLASH FLOODING WILL LIKELY BE THE
RESULT BY THE TIME THE RAIN FINALLY TAPERS OFF WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

OKZ054>067-062130-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FF.A.0011.150707T0000Z-150709T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-
DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAWHUSKA...BARTLESVILLE...NOWATA...
VINITA...MIAMI...PAWNEE...TULSA...CLAREMORE...PRYOR...JAY...
BRISTOW...OKEMAH...OKMULGEE...WAGONER
212 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA AND
  NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST
  CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...OKFUSKEE. IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...CRAIG...
  CREEK...DELAWARE...MAYES...NOWATA...OKMULGEE...OSAGE...
  OTTAWA...PAWNEE...ROGERS...TULSA...WAGONER AND WASHINGTON OK.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* A SWATH OF 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS FORECAST ALONG AND
  NORTHWEST OF A OKEMAH TO MIAMI LINE...BEGINNING MONDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SOME ISOLATED LOCATIONS COULD
  RECEIVE AS MUCH AS 10 INCHES OF RAINFALL BEFORE ALL IS SAID AND
  DONE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING WILL LIKELY BE
  THE RESULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS RAPIDLY RISING WATER OR FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.

&&

$$

LACY



Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1254 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-061930-
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...JAY...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...
OKMULGEE...WAGONER...TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...
SALLISAW...MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
1254 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

.NOW...

AT 12:54 PM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS CONTINUED
TO DETECT SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS
DEVELOPING OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN
ARKANSAS...MAINLY ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM ANTLERS, TO
FAYETTEVILLE. ALL OF THIS ACTIVITY WAS MOVING TOWARD THE
NORTHEAST...AROUND 30 MILES PER HOUR.

THROUGH 2:30 PM...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE. BRIEF LIGHT RAINFALL CAN BE
EXPECTED, WITH PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN
INCH. IF ANY OF THE STORMS BECOME STRONGER, THEY COULD PRODUCE A
QUICK DOWNPOUR, WITH POSSIBLE GUSTY WINDS. BY MID AFTERNOON, THE
COVERAGE AND INTENSITY OF THE STORMS IS EXPECTED TO
INCREASE...WITH A COUPLE STORMS POSSIBLY BECOMING STRONG TO
SEVERE.

$$

16



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
442 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-070945-
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-
442 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING LIKELY IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA FROM TONIGHT
TO WEDNESDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
    ONSET...MID AFTERNOON.

HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44.
ONSET...AFTER MIDNIGHT.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...EARLY AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH A LIMITED RISK OF HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS MAY DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND ALSO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. ANY AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS
WILL DIMINISH DURING THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

LATE THIS EVENING...WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS WITH AN ELEVATED
THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN AND DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING WILL DEVELOP AND
MOVE ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA TO THE NORTHWEST OF
INTERSTATE 44 THROUGH THE REST OF THE NIGHT. UP TO 2 INCHES OF
RAIN WILL BE LIKELY THROUGH DAWN TUESDAY. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS
NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TONIGHT THROUGH 7 PM WEDNESDAY FOR AREAS
NORTH AND WEST OF A LINE FROM OKEMAH TO JAY.

IN ADDITION TO THE THUNDERSTORM AND FLASH FLOODING THREATS...HEAT
INDICES THIS AFTERNOON WILL APPROACH OR EXCEED 100 DEGREES ACROSS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS. THE HIGHEST
VALUES WILL LIKELY BE ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA WHERE SOME SITES
MAY SEE INDICES NEAR 105 DEGREES.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORMS WITH A HEAVY RAIN AND DANGEROUS FLASH FLOOD
POTENTIAL WILL BE ONGOING ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA
TUESDAY MORNING...AND WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REST OF NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND PERHAPS INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS DURING THE DAY.
ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY THAT WILL AFFECT SOME OF THESE SAME AREAS.
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL RANGE FROM 3
TO 5 INCHES...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS TO 10 INCHES...NORTHWEST OF THE
OKEMAH TO JAY LINE...1 TO 3 INCHES ON EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
MCALESTER TO FAYETTEVILLE...AND LESS THAN INCH ACROSS THE REST OF
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND...THUNDERSTORM
POTENTIAL WILL DIMINISH AND THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE A
RETURN AS AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE
SOUTHERN PLAINS.

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

$$



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