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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
847 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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-
847 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018


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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

AREA...Along and northwest of a McAlester to Tahlequah to Huntsville line.

Areas of light freezing rain or freezing drizzle will persist
through the night across most of northeast Oklahoma, far northwest
Arkansas, and a small portion of southeast Oklahoma. The most
likely areas to see light freezing rain will be along and
northwest of Interstate 44 after midnight. Additional ice
accumulations of a few hundredths of an inch are expected.

Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.

An active pattern will remain across the area through the week,
with additional rounds of shower and thunderstorm activity
possible. This will result in more potential flooding and flash
flooding into the early part of the weekend, with the highest
amounts expected across southeast Oklahoma into northwest
Arkansas. Conditions may also favor strong thunderstorms on
Saturday afternoon and evening. Warm and dry weather will prevail
from late in the weekend into early next week. contains additional information.


Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
838 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-
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, and Poteau
838 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

At 8:38 PM...Doppler radars detected an area of light rain and
light freezing rain across parts of northwest Arkansas and far
southeast Oklahoma. This activity was moving quickly eastward, and
continues to gradually weaken.

Through 10:45 PM...Occasional light rain and light freezing rain
will be possible for locations across northwest Arkansas and far
southeast Oklahoma, generally along and east of a Hugo to Muldrow
to Oak Grove line. Light icing can be expected where the freezing
rain occurs. This activity is expected to move out of the area by
10:45, therefore this will be the final short term forecast issued
for this event.


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
741 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in

  Poteau River near Panama affecting Le Flore County.

741 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Panama.
* until Thursday evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Wednesday, the stage was 31.20 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Panama will continue rising to
  near 33.0 feet Thursday morning. The river is expected to fall
  below flood stage Thursday afternoon.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet, moderate flooding of agricultural lands occur
  from Shady Point and Arkoma. Williams Road east of Panama and some
  local farm roads are flooded.


LAT...LON 3540 9449 3540 9439 3523 9442 3504 9462 3521 9470


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