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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
404 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ019-020-029-OKZ059-060-064>067-070>076-310515-
/O.CON.KTSA.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-140731T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-PAWNEE-TULSA-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-
WAGONER-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-LATIMER-
LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VAN BUREN...OZARK...CHARLESTON...
FORT SMITH...PAWNEE...TULSA...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...OKMULGEE...
WAGONER...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...SALLISAW...MCALESTER...STIGLER...
WILBURTON...POTEAU
404 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS AND OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD...FRANKLIN AND SEBASTIAN. IN
  OKLAHOMA...CREEK...HASKELL...LATIMER...LE FLORE...MCINTOSH...
  MUSKOGEE...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...PAWNEE...PITTSBURG...
  SEQUOYAH...TULSA AND WAGONER.

* THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
  ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS
  AFTERNOON...AND BEGIN TO FOCUS FURTHER SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS
  SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS TONIGHT THROUGH
  THURSDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1
  TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS AROUND 5 INCHES
  POSSIBLE. THE RAINFALL WILL END FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  DURING THE DAY ON THURSDAY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA...KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR
QUICK ACTION IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A WARNING IS
ISSUED.

&&

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
343 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-302200-
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-
343 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

.NOW...

AT 3:43 PM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS CONTINUED TO
DETECT WIDESPREAD SHOWERS OVER EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN
ARKANSAS. THE MORE INTENSE OF THIS ACTIVITY WAS OCCURRING ALONG
AND EAST OF A HOMINY TO CHECOTAH TO WILBURTON LINE. MOVEMENT
REMAINS TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

THROUGH 5:00 PM...PERSISTENT RAIN SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE FOR ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS. STEADY LIGHT SHOWERS WILL BE MOST COMMON FOR THE
AREA. HOWEVER...POCKETS OF MODERATE DOWNPOURS WILL OCCUR...ALONG
WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HOURLY RAINFALL
RATES UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH WILL BE COMMON...WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF ONE HALF INCH WITH THE STRONGER
SHOWERS AND ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY OCCUR.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND WESTERN ARKANSAS THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
105 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-311000-
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-
105 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL INTO THURSDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...ALONG AND ON EITHER SIDE OF INTERSTATE 40.
ONSET...TONIGHT.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...ALONG AND ON EITHER SIDE OF INTERSTATE 40.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
WIDESPREAD AREAS OF RAIN AND POSSIBLY A FEW ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. AN AXIS OF HEAVIER RAIN IS EXPECTED SOUTH
OF A TULSA...FORT SMITH LINE TO AROUND THE INTERSTATE 40 CORRIDOR.
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITHIN THIS AXIS SHOULD BE IN THE 1 TO
3 INCH RANGE...WITH LOCAL HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...WHICH COULD LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR
PARTS OF THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ONGOING THURSDAY
MORNING...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 44. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL COULD CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY
THURSDAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COULD REDEVELOP
DURING THE DAY FRIDAY ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS...ALTHOUGH MOST SPOTS WILL REMAIN DRY. AFTER
FRIDAY...DRY AND WARMER WEATHER WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND
AND INTO NEXT WEEK.

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