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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1245 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221000-
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-
1245 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
        ONSET...ONGOING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
HOT TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...WITH HEAT INDEX
VALUES GENERALLY RANGING BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES ACROSS MOST
OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THE BUILDING RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BECOME A PERSISTENT
FEATURE OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS...AND WILL RESULT IN CONTINUED HOT
AND DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION INTO NEXT WEEK. AFTERNOON HEAT
INDICES BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED DAILY DURING THIS
TIME PERIOD ACROSS MOST OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS. THE UPPER RIDGE MAY BREAK DOWN JUST ENOUGH NEXT WEEK TO
ALLOW THUNDERSTORM CHANCES TO INCREASE SLIGHTLY...ALONG WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES THAT WOULD BE A FEW DEGREES COOLER.

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