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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
501 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-311015-
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-
501 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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...ELEVATED.
 AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. ISOLATED AFTERNOON STORMS ELSEWHERE.
 ONSET...MAINLY AFTER 7 PM.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...

ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. HOWEVER...BETTER POTENTIAL FOR
STORMS IS EXPECTED AFTER 7 PM ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA IN
ASSOCIATION WITH AN APPROACHING FRONT. THE SEVERE RISK WILL REMAIN
LOW DUE TO THE LACK OF WIND SHEAR IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE MID
LEVEL RIDGE. GUSTY WINDS...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY
DOWNPOURS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE STRONGER CELLS.

AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES IN THE UPPER 90S TO NEAR 100 ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY THRU MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

THE BEST POTENTIAL FOR STORMS THIS WEEK WILL BE WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY IN ASSOCIATION WITH A COLD FRONT. THE BEST CHANCES
WEDNESDAY WILL BE ALONG AND NORTH OF I-40...THEN SLIDING SOUTH OF
I-40 ON THURSDAY. THE SEVERE RISK WILL REMAIN LOW.

DRIER AIR WILL WORK ITS WAY INTO THE REGION BEHIND THE FRONT FOR
THE WEEKEND...ENDING STORM CHANCES.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

$$

LACY




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