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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
148 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-232000-
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
148 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.NOW...
At 1:45 PM, National Weather Service radars continued to detect
thunderstorms and rainshowers over portions of northwest Arkansas
and far northeast Oklahoma. This activity was located north and
east of a line from Jay to Green Forest. Movement was to the
southeast at 30 miles an hour.

Through 3 PM, thunderstorms and rainshowers will continue across
northwest Arkansas and far northeast Oklahoma, generally north of
highway 412. A few of the strongest storms will be capable of
producing winds to 50 miles an hour, intense rainfall, and
dangerous cloud to ground lightning.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1242 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241030-
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-
1242 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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...Most of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
ONSET...Roughly 2 PM.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas.
ONSET...After 2 PM.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...West Central Arkansas and Southeast Oklahoma.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...

Thunderstorms are expected to develop as the day wears on along a
cold front as it surges south across the region during the afternoon
hours. The environment ahead of the front will become moderately
unstable and there will be enough wind shear to support storm
clusters with the primary threat for damaging winds and marginally
severe hail.

Heat indices between 100 and 105 degrees are forecast across west
central Arkansas and southeast Oklahoma this afternoon ahead of
the front. Take proper heat precautions if you must be outdoors
for an extended period of time later today.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
SATURDAY thru TUESDAY...No Hazards.
WEDNESDAY...High Wind Potential.
THURSDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

Cooler and more tranquil weather is expected for the weekend.
Warm and humid conditions will gradually return during the
upcoming week. Overall thunderstorm chances will remain very low
next week...however isolated storms will be possible.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

$$

Lacy



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