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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
828 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

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-
828 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

AREA...Southeastern Oklahoma and West Central Arkansas.

AREA...Southeastern Oklahoma and West Central Arkansas.

Thunderstorms will continue to become more numerous ahead of a cold
front moving through northeastern Oklahoma and far northwestern
Arkansas early Tuesday evening. The most unstable conditions will
remain across southeastern Oklahoma and west central Arkansas through
midnight, and the strongest thunderstorm activity capable of
producing strong wind gusts will be in those areas.

Widespread thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected to move
through southeastern Oklahoma, as well as west central Arkansas
overnight. Isolated flooding problems may occur if there is any
repeat thunderstorm activity that occurs across the same area over a
few hour period.

Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.
WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...No Hazards.
SATURDAY through MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

The cold front will continue moving southward Wednesday, with
thunderstorms affecting southeastern Oklahoma and west central
Arkansas in the morning. These storms will gradually end during the
afternoon as the front pushes into northern Texas. Fair weather can
be expected Thursday and Friday behind the front, as high pressure
settles into the region.

A slow-moving upper level disturbance approaching the area from the
northwest will bring thunderstorm chances back to the region over the
weekend. The remnants of a tropical system in the southern Gulf of
Mexico this evening is forecast to move northward into southern Texas
this week. Depending on the track of this system, rain and
thunderstorm chances late this weekend and early next week may be
increased across portions of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. contains additional information.



Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
821 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-
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
821 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

National Weather Service radars indicated scattered showers and
thunderstorms drifting toward the southeast over parts of
southeast Oklahoma, mostly along and south of Interstate 40.
Through 10:30 PM, rain showers and storms are expected to continue
across portions of southeast Oklahoma. The strongest
thunderstorms will be capable of producing winds to 45 mph, heavy
rainfall leading to flash flooding, and cloud to ground


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