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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
500 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231130-
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-
500 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018


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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...East Central and Southeast Oklahoma.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
Westerly winds gusting 30 to 45 mph will continue to be possible
across much of Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas through the
late afternoon hours with the highest gusts over parts of Northeast
Oklahoma. These winds combined with relative humidity values in
the 30 to 40 percent range have allowed for elevated fire dangers
across parts of East Central and Southeast Oklahoma. Limited fire
dangers were possible across Northeast Oklahoma and Northwest
Arkansas where higher relative humidity values were observed. Fire
danger conditions should begin to weaken during the evening hours
as relative humidity values recover...and also wind speeds begin
to subside from west to east overnight with the exiting upper
level low pressure.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...No Hazards.
THURSDAY...High Wind Potential.
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Gusty southerly winds return Thursday ahead of another low
pressure system and frontal boundary forecast to move through the
Plains Friday into the weekend. At this time rain chances will be
possible Friday and Saturday over the region with this next
system.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

$$




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