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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
137 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-212130-
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-
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
137 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.NOW...
At 1:37 PM, National Weather Service radars indicated light rain
moving into parts of the region, as a storm system approached.

Through 3:30 PM, patchy areas of rain are expected to increase
across the area, initially affecting locations along and west of
Highway 75. Light rain will continue to spread toward the northeast
through the afternoon. Average hourly rainfall rates from trace
amounts to a hundredth of an inch, are anticipated.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1237 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221115-
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-
1237 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017



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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.


SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE AFTERNOON.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA THROUGH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...EVENING THROUGH OVERNIGHT HOURS.

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO FAR SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE NORTHEASTWARD
THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS ACROSS NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS. A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING WITH LARGE HAIL THE PRIMARY CONCERN.
THE GREATER RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL FOCUS FURTHER EASTWARD
ACROSS CENTRAL ARKANSAS THIS EVENING.

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA THROUGH NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING WITH
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES
EAST OF THE REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL AGAIN WARM WELL ABOVE
NORMAL ON TUESDAY AND POSSIBLY APPROACH RECORD LEVELS IN A FEW
LOCATIONS. ADDITIONALLY MUCH DRIER AIR WILL SPREAD INTO EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL CREATE
DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TUESDAY AFTERNOON ...ESPECIALLY
ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MIAMI TO MCALESTER. COOLER
TEMPERATURES AND DRY WEATHER PREVAILS FOR LATE WEEK.

WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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