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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1245 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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-
1245 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...Severe Potential and Flooding Concerns Ongoing Early This

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
 AREA...Far southeast Oklahoma into West Central Arkansas.
 ONSET...Threat decreasing through the afternoon.

AREA...Southeast Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
 ONSET...Ongoing...Threat decreasing through the afternoon.

AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.

 AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
 ONSET...Threat decreasing through the afternoon from west to

A line of thunderstorms located from northwest Arkansas through
southeast Oklahoma is working eastward early this afternoon along
a cold front pushing east. Damaging winds look to be the main
threat as this line moves through...however an limited tornado
potential exists along this line. Precipitation chances are
forecast to taper off from west to east this afternoon and look to
exit Northwest Arkansas by early evening. Severe threat will exit
the area between 2 to 4 pm this afternoon. Heavy rain threat will
also decrease as this line moves east with precipitation ending
from west to east.

Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.
SUNDAY and Monday...No Hazards.
TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...No Hazards.

Recent rains combined with forecast additional rainfall amounts
could continue flooding concerns after the rains end Saturday.
Drier conditions are forecast Sunday into the first part of next
week before thunderstorm chances return mid week as another low
pressure system looks to approach the region. contains additional information.


Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
909 AM CST SAT FEB 24 2018

Benton AR-Madison AR-Carroll AR-Washington AR-Delaware OK-Ottawa OK-
Sequoyah OK-Mayes OK-Adair OK-Cherokee OK-
909 AM CST SAT FEB 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Benton County in northwestern Arkansas...
  Northwestern Madison County in northwestern Arkansas...
  Northern Carroll County in northwestern Arkansas...
  Washington County in northwestern Arkansas...
  Delaware County in northeastern Oklahoma...
  Eastern Ottawa County in northeastern Oklahoma...
  Western Sequoyah County in east central Oklahoma...
  Mayes County in northeastern Oklahoma...
  Adair County in northeastern Oklahoma...
  Cherokee County in east central Oklahoma...

* Until 900 PM CST Saturday

* At 905 AM CST, Doppler radar estimates that between 2 and 3 inches
  of widespread rain fell across this region last night, with some
  locally heavier amounts. Numerous roads remain closed due to high
  water. Another round of brief heavy rain and thunderstorms will
  move into this region later Saturday morning. Flooding will likely
  linger thru the day today and possibly into the day on Sunday
  before the waters begin to recede.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
  Fayetteville...                   Springdale...
  Rogers...                         Bentonville...
  Tahlequah...                      Siloam Springs...
  Sallisaw...                       Berryville...
  Stilwell...                       Jay...
  Eureka Springs...                 Bella Vista...
  Lowell...                         Grove...
  Farmington...                     Pea Ridge...
  Prairie Grove...                  Gentry...
  Elkins...                         Tontitown...

This includes the following highways,
 Interstate 40 in Oklahoma between mile markers 289 and 307.
 Interstate 44 between mile markers 320 and 323.
 Interstate 49 between mile markers 45 and 84, and between mile
markers 86 and 93.

This areal flood warning replaces the current flash flood warning
that is set to expire at 930 AM. Portions of this areal flood
warning may need to be upgraded to a flash flood warning again if
the conditions warrant.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


LAT...LON 3589 9401 3575 9431 3576 9449 3567 9448
      3535 9491 3540 9490 3546 9509 3581 9513
      3582 9527 3586 9523 3597 9528 3607 9521
      3607 9544 3612 9544 3651 9509 3651 9500
      3660 9500 3700 9463 3650 9462 3650 9330



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