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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
506 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221130-
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-
506 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

POOR VISIBILITY.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Far eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...After midnight.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma.
ONSET...Ongoing...improving after sunset.

DISCUSSION...
Breezy north winds and unseasonably warm temperatures will
maintain limited fire weather concerns through sunset.
Later tonight areas of fog are forecast across far eastern
Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. Motorists should be prepared
for rapid changes in visibility.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...No Hazards.
THURSDAY...High Wind and Fire Weather Potential.
FRIDAY through SUNDAY...No Hazards.
MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Windy conditions and near record warmth are forecast on Thursday
which will significantly raise fire weather concerns.
A cold front passes on Friday with a return to seasonal
temperatures over the weekend.  Thunderstorm chances return for
early next week.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

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