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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
505 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211000-
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-
505 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014


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...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE MORNING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...LATE MORNING.



DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER WAVE CURRENTLY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS WILL SLIDE NORTHEAST
TODAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MOST...IF NOT
ALL OF THE REGION. A LIMITED RISK OF DAMAGING WINDS WILL
ACCOMPANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE...HOT
TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED OUTSIDE ANY RAIN AREAS...WITH
MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 100 AND 102 DEGREES.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BECOME A PERSISTENT FEATURE OVER
THE SOUTHERN PLAINS IN THE COMING DAYS...AND WILL RESULT IN
CONTINUED HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES
BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED EACH DAY.

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