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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
840 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-041645-
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-
840 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.NOW...
AT 8:36 AM... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS INDICATED
AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW SPREADING ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA... MOSTLY
ALONG AND NORTH OF I 44. TEMPERATURES HAD DROPPED TO 32 DEGREES OR
LESS... ROUGHLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A BERRYVILLE TO FAYETTEVILLE
ARKANSAS TO OKMULGEE OKLAHOMA LINE. PREDOMINANTLY SLEET WAS
OCCURRING NORTH OF THIS LINE TO I 44... WHERE A TRANSITION TO SNOW
HAD COMMENCED. RAIN WAS FALLING OVER MOST OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

THROUGH 10:30 AM... AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO TRANSITION
TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND I WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS. A POWERFUL LATE WINTER COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE SWEEPING
TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST... EVENTUALLY PRODUCING A CHANGE TO FREEZING OR
FROZEN PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
506 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-051115-
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-
506 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER IMPACTS EXPECTED TODAY INTO TONIGHT...

THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS MORNING NORTH OF I-40...AFTERNOON SOUTH OF I-40.

ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 44.
ONSET...MID TO LATE MORNING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
WINTER WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS...BEGINNING IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA EARLY THIS
MORNING AND INTO SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS BY
THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SLEET AND SNOW THIS
MORNING ACROSS NORTHERN AREAS AS COLDER AIR SPREADS ACROSS THE
AREA FROM THE NORTH...WITH A TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
TO THE SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN PART OF
THE AREA THROUGH MIDNIGHT AS ICE AND SNOW TOTALS ARE
EXPECTED TO EVENTUALLY MEET THE LOW END OF CRITERIA. A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THE REST OF THE AREA.

MOSTLY SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. THE HIGHEST SNOW AND SLEET TOTALS
OF 2-4 INCHES ARE CURRENTLY FORECAST ACROSS FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA
INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A QUARTER OF AN
INCH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS.

PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS EVENING.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
CONTINUE TO MONITOR OUR LATEST FORECASTS AND PRODUCTS AS
PRECIPITATION TYPES AND AMOUNTS ARE REFINED AS THE EVENT UNFOLDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A GRADUAL WARMING TREND WILL BEGIN LATER THIS WEEK WITH DRY
WEATHER EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
352 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

OKZ073-074-042230-
/O.CON.KTSA.WW.Y.0017.150304T1800Z-150305T0600Z/
PITTSBURG-HASKELL-
352 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
 * IN OKLAHOMA...PITTSBURG AND HASKELL.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * RAIN WILL SPREAD INTO SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA THIS MORNING. THE RAIN
   WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND FINALLY SNOW
   DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AS COLD AIR MOVES INTO THE
   REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT. WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL PERSIST
   INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF FROM NORTHWEST TO
   SOUTHEAST.

 * AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION AND A
   QUARTER INCH OR LESS OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED FROM NOON
   TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT.

IMPACTS...
 * ROADS IN THE ADVISORY AREA MAY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...
   ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES AND NON-TREATED SURFACES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 * USE EXTRA CAUTION IF DRIVING. ATTEMPT TO STAY ON TREATED
   ROADWAYS. EXPECT TRAVEL DELAYS.

 * STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR
   TELEVISION FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER
   EVENT. ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
   WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

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