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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
321 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-250945-
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-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...POTEAU
321 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

.NOW...
AT 3:20 AM... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS INDICATED
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND INTO EXTREME WESTERN ARKANSAS. THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS
WERE LOCATED FROM SILOAM SPRINGS TO COOKSON TO WEBBERS FALLS...AS
WELL AS PUSHMATAHA AND LATIMER COUNTIES. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WERE NOTED ALONG THE OKLAHOMA...KANSAS BORDER WEST
OF U.S. HIGHWAY 169. MOVEMENT WAS TO THE EAST AT ABOUT 25 MPH.

THROUGH 4:30 AM... SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
MOVE ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. A FEW SEVERE
STORMS REMAIN POSSIBLE AND MAY PRODUCE STRONG WINDS. HEAVY
RAINFALL CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED WITH AMOUNTS EXCEEDING TWO
INCHES...LEADING TO FLASH FLOODING...FROM THE STRONGEST OF
STORMS.

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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
320 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

ARZ001-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ068>070-072-074-076-250915-
WASHINGTON AR-CRAWFORD AR-BENTON AR-SEBASTIAN AR-MADISON AR-
FRANKLIN AR-ADAIR OK-MUSKOGEE OK-HASKELL OK-CHEROKEE OK-SEQUOYAH OK-
LE FLORE OK-
320 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN MADISON...NORTHWESTERN
FRANKLIN...NORTHWESTERN SEBASTIAN...CRAWFORD...SOUTHERN BENTON...
WASHINGTON...SEQUOYAH...NORTHEASTERN LE FLORE...SOUTHEASTERN
CHEROKEE...SOUTHEASTERN MUSKOGEE...ADAIR AND NORTHEASTERN HASKELL
COUNTIES UNTIL 415 AM CDT...

AT 320 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR GENTRY TO 4 MILES EAST OF BARON TO 7 MILES
NORTHEAST OF PORUM. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IN OR NEAR THE PATH INCLUDE...
FORT SMITH...                     FAYETTEVILLE...
SPRINGDALE...                     ROGERS...
VAN BUREN...                      SILOAM SPRINGS...
SALLISAW...                       STILWELL...
HUNTSVILLE...                     CEDARVILLE...
MOUNTAINBURG...                   NATURAL DAM...
GREENWOOD...                      LOWELL...
FARMINGTON...                     ALMA...
BARLING...                        PRAIRIE GROVE...
POCOLA...                         MULDROW...

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 40 IN ARKANSAS BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 25.
 INTERSTATE 40 IN OKLAHOMA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 286 AND 328.
 INTERSTATE 540 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14.
 INTERSTATE 49 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 22 AND 79.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 3578 9377 3512 9436 3536 9527 3596 9470
      3616 9463 3616 9456 3634 9456 3619 9360
TIME...MOT...LOC 0820Z 283DEG 37KT 3627 9451 3593 9453 3541 9515

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
500 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251000-
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 CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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

.DAY ONE...LATE AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

TORNADO.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...MAINLY EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
A CLUSTER OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN STILLWATER AND TULSA
LATE THIS AFTERNOON WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE AND DEVELOP SOUTHEAST INTO
EASTERN OKLAHOMA THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. INSTABILITY AND SHEAR ARE
SUFFICIENT TO SUPPORT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL.

A LIMITED TORNADO THREAT WILL EXIST AS WELL...ESPECIALLY WITH ANY
STORM THAT INTERACTS WITH THE WEAK SURFACE BOUNDARY CURRENTLY
DRAPED ACROSS PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

ADDITIONAL STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ALONG THE DRY LINE WELL TO OUR
WEST MAY EVENTUALLY MOVE INTO PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA LATER TONIGHT.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
ACTIVATION OF THE REGIONAL SPOTTER NETWORK LIKELY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
DAILY THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE THIS WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND.
INSTABILITY WILL REMAIN HIGH ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS...SUPPORTING
PERIODIC CHANCES FOR AT LEAST ISOLATED SEVERE WEATHER. HOWEVER...THE
FOCUS FOR MORE WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER WILL REMAIN WEST AND
NORTH OF THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY...RAISING THE POTENTIAL FOR MORE
WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS.

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

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