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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 431
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
100 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 431 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

OKC001-005-013-021-023-029-037-041-061-063-069-077-079-089-091-
097-101-107-111-115-121-123-125-127-131-133-135-143-145-
240100-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0431.140723T1800Z-140724T0100Z/

OK
.    OKLAHOMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAIR                ATOKA               BRYAN
CHEROKEE             CHOCTAW             COAL
CREEK                DELAWARE            HASKELL
HUGHES               JOHNSTON            LATIMER
LE FLORE             MAYES               MCCURTAIN
MCINTOSH             MUSKOGEE            OKFUSKEE
OKMULGEE             OTTAWA              PITTSBURG
PONTOTOC             POTTAWATOMIE        PUSHMATAHA
ROGERS               SEMINOLE            SEQUOYAH
TULSA                WAGONER
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ATTN...WFO...LZK...TSA...OUN...SHV...







Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1255 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231900-
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-
1255 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.NOW...

AT 12:54 PM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS INDICATED AN
AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...SOME STRONG TO SEVERE...MOVING
ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA THIS AFTERNOON.

THROUGH 2 PM...MOST THUNDERSTORMS ACTIVITY ACROSS NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WILL MAINLY REMAIN CONFINED TO AREAS EAST
OF A BARTLESVILLE TO OKMULGEE LINE...AND TO THE NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 40. INITIAL WIND GUSTS OF 60 AND 70 MPH WILL MAY
ACCOMPANY THE STRONGEST STORMS. ADDITIONALLY...MODERATE TO
VERY HEAVY RAINFALL...ALONG WITH FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
WILL LIKELY ACCOMPANY THE STRONGEST CELLS AS THEY QUICKLY MOVE
SOUTH AT 55 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1210 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241000-
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-
1210 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AFTERNOON ELSEWHERE.

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

DISCUSSION...
A COMPLEX OF STORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND FAR
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO
INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES SOUTH INTO A VERY UNSTABLE AIRMASS. THESE
STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DAMAGING DOWNBURST WINDS UP TO 70 MPH.
ADDITIONAL SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP NEAR A WEAK
FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVING THROUGH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND EAST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. THESE STORMS WILL ALSO POSE A
THREAT FOR DAMAGING WINDS.

HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 TO 110 DEGREES WILL BE COMMON ACROSS MUCH
OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS...WITH AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS EVENTUALLY BRINGING RELIEF FROM THE HEAT.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES
OVER 100 DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA....ESPECIALLY FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY
AND MONDAY WITH CONSIDERABLY COOLER TEMPERATURES EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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








Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
351 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

ARZ019-020-029-OKZ057-073-075-076-232130-
/O.EXA.KTSA.HT.Y.0003.140723T1800Z-140724T0100Z/
CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-CRAIG-PITTSBURG-LATIMER-LE FLORE-
351 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

 * IN OKLAHOMA...CRAIG...PITTSBURG...LE FLORE AND LATIMER.

   IN ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD...SEBASTIAN AND FRANKLIN.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL REMAIN ENTRENCHED OVER THE
   REGION TODAY...ALLOWING HIGH TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB
   INTO THE MID TO UPPER 90S THIS AFTERNOON. COMBINING THIS HEAT
   WITH HIGH HUMIDITY IN PLACE WILL YIELD DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES
   IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE THIS AFTERNOON.

IMPACTS...
 * THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL
   COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES
   ARE POSSIBLE.

DEFINITION...
 * A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
   EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 * TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
   POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
   EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
   STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
   POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

 * TO REDUCE RISK DURING
   OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
   RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR
   CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE
   MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN
   EMERGENCY...CALL 911.

 * ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
   WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

$$



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