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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
454 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231100-
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-
454 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...ICE IMPACTS CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Southeast Oklahoma and Western Arkansas.
ONSET...This Evening.

WINTER WEATHER.
ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Northwest of a McAlester Tahlequah to Huntsville Line.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
Patchy freezing drizzle or very light freezing rain will continue
across much of eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas this
morning. Temperatures will gradually warm above freezing during
the morning, first across southeast Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas, then finally across northeast Oklahoma by Noon.
Additional accumulations of ice will be light, but may still be
enough to cause some travel impacts this morning.

Rain is expected to increase again this afternoon, but with
temperatures continuing to rise. Isolated thunderstorms will be
possible this evening and overnight across far southeast Oklahoma
through western Arkansas but no severe weather is expected.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Very High Fire Weather Potential...High Wind Potential.
SUNDAY through MONDAY...No Hazards.
TUESDAY through WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
An active pattern will remain across the area with additional
rounds of shower and thunderstorm activity possible. This will
result in more potential flooding and flash flooding into the
early part of the weekend, with the highest amounts expected
across southeast Oklahoma into northwest Arkansas. Conditions may
also favor strong thunderstorms on Saturday afternoon and evening.
Warm and dry weather will prevail from late in the weekend into
early next week.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
522 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221330-
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
522 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

.NOW...
At 5:20 AM, National Weather Service Doppler Radar continued to
indicate patchy drizzle and freezing drizzle spreading northward
across eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. Temperatures
north and west of a Huntsville Arkansas, to Jay Oklahoma to
McAlester Oklahoma remain at or below freezing, and a light glaze
of ice accumulation will be possible this morning.

Through 7:30 AM, patchy drizzle and freezing drizzle will continue
over much of the area. Temperatures will remain steady or slowly
rise through the early morning.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
314 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-OKZ054>071-073-221800-
/O.EXT.KTSA.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-180222T1800Z/
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-
Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes-Delaware-Creek-Okfuskee-
Okmulgee-Wagoner-Cherokee-Adair-Muskogee-McIntosh-Pittsburg-
Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville,
Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Pawhuska,
Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita, Miami, Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore,
Pryor, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah,
Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah, and McAlester
314 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Freezing drizzle and light freezing rain. Additional ice
  accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of east central, northeast and southeast
  Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in very slippery
  conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Slow down and use caution while driving. In Arkansas, for the
latest road conditions call 1-800-245-1672 or go to
idrivearkansas.com. In Oklahoma, for the latest road conditions
call 1-844-465-4997 or go to okRoads.org.

&&

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Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1259 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...The Flood Advisory continues for the following rivers in
Oklahoma...

  Illinois River at Chewey affecting Adair...Cherokee and Delaware
  Counties

OKC001-021-041-221458-
/O.CON.KTSA.FL.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-180223T0200Z/
/CWYO2.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1259 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Advisory continues for
  The Illinois River at Chewey
* until this evening, or until the advisory is cancelled.
* At 12:15 AM Thursday, the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Action stage is 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is below flood stage and will continue to fall
  but will remain above action stage through early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet, no flooding occurs but all recreational
  floating along the Illinois River ceases due to strong turbulence.

&&

LAT...LON 3619 9472 3611 9471 3606 9481 3612 9487

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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1253 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018


...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Oklahoma...

  Illinois River near Tahlequah affecting Cherokee County.

OKC021-221453-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0003.180222T0900Z-180223T0055Z/
/TALO2.1.ER.180222T0900Z.180222T1200Z.180222T1855Z.NO/
1253 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Illinois River near Tahlequah.
* until this evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 12:30 AM Thursday, the stage was 10.33 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Illinois River near Tahlequah is expected to rise
  above flood stage early this morning and continue to rise to near
  11.8 feet by this morning. The river is expected to fall below
  flood stage this afternoon.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet, minor flooding occurs from near Hanging Rock
  downstream towards Tahlequah. Extreme turbulence makes the river
  too hazardous for floating.

&&

LAT...LON 3612 9487 3606 9481 3576 9487 3576 9496 3603 9496

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