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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
506 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241115-
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 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017


...RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
CST THIS EVENING FOR CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...|


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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Limited.
 AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
ONSET...Noon.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Elevated.
 AREA...Central and portions of eastern Oklahoma.
 ONSET...Late morning.


DISCUSSION...
Winds will begin to increase out of the south this morning ahead
of a cold front that will move through the region by tomorrow
morning. By afternoon, south winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts of
30 to 35 mph will be common. Temperatures will also warm into the
upper 70s to mid 80s across the region ahead of this front. The
combination of warm temperatures and gusty winds will heighten
fire danger concerns through sunset.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...High Wind Potential.
SATURDAY...No Hazards.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
MONDAY...No Hazards.
TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
WEDNESDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Near normal temperatures return Friday behind the cold front.
Precipitation will remain well north of the region until late in
the weekend. Chances for thunderstorms increase Sunday afternoon
with around round of thunderstorms possible midweek.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

$$




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