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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
440 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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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-
440 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...Thunderstorms expected Saturday evening into the overnight hours
   with severe weather possible Saturday evening...

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected through tonight.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.
THURSDAY...No Hazards.
FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.
SATURDAY...Severe Thunderstorm...High Wind...Heavy Rain Potential.
SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

Settled weather will continue through Friday with seasonal temperatures
and dry conditions. Winds will increase Friday and Saturday ahead
of an upper level storm system approaching from the west. A cold
front will provide a focus for showers and thunderstorms by
Saturday evening across northeast Oklahoma, continuing into the
overnight hours as the front moves into southeast Oklahoma and
northwest Arkansas. Strengthening mid level wind fields in
conjunction with surface moisture return will support some strong
or marginally severe storms, mainly Saturday evening across
portions of eastern Oklahoma. In addition, locally heavy rainfall
will be possible with most areas receiving 1 to 1.5 inch amounts
with locally 3 inches possible. Cooler and drier air will move in
behind the front.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
Persons attending outdoor events Saturday evening should expected
thunderstorms with the potential for severe weather across
portions of eastern Oklahoma.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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