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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1208 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053-075-076-051000-
/O.CON.KTSA.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150305T1000Z/
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-LATIMER-LE FLORE-
1208 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
 * IN OKLAHOMA...CHOCTAW...PUSHMATAHA...LE FLORE AND LATIMER. IN
   ARKANSAS...BENTON...SEBASTIAN...WASHINGTON...CARROLL...
   MADISON...FRANKLIN AND CRAWFORD.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW CONTINUES FROM FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
   INTO FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AND WILL GRADUALLY END FROM WEST
   TO EAST THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

 * AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE PRIMARILY ALONG AND
   SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40.

IMPACTS...
 * TRAVEL WILL BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 * DELAY TRAVEL AND STAY HOME IF POSSIBLE UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

 * STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR
   TELEVISION FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER
   EVENT. ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
   WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

$$








Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1132 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-050645-
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-
1131 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.NOW...
AT 11:30 PM...WEATHER RADARS CONTINUED TO INDICATE LIGHT TO
MODERATE SNOW ONGOING ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND ALL
OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE SNOW WAS LOCATED
ALONG A LINE FROM SILOAM SPRINGS ARKANSAS TO OKEMAH
OKLAHOMA...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW FALLING IN AN AREA FROM STILWELL
OKLAHOMA TO ANTLERS OKLAHOMA. THE SNOW WAS MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

THROUGH 1 AM...PERIODS OF LIGHT TO OCCASIONAL MODERATE SNOW WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND MUCH OF SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...AS WELL AS MUCH OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE...PRIMARILY ALONG
AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40. TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO BE
IMPACTED AS MANY ROADS REMAIN SLICK ACROSS THE REGION.

$$








Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
500 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-051130-
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-
500 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...ALL EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING...ENDING OVERNIGHT.

ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...THIS EVENING...ENDING BY LATE EVENING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...ALL EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
WIDESPREAD SNOW AND SLEET IS ONGOING ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...WITH AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY TO SPREAD INTO FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA DURING THE
EVENING HOURS.  THE HEAVIEST ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WILL BE FROM FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
WHERE AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES IS POSSIBLE BEFORE THE
SNOW ENDS.  FURTHER WEST ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS LIKELY
BEFORE SNOW ENDS.  SEVERAL REPORTS OF SLICKS ROADS HAVE
BEEN RECEIVED...AND ROAD CONDITIONS WILL NOT IMPROVE
OVERNIGHT.  EARLY MORNING COMMUTERS SHOULD ALLOW FOR
EXTRA DRIVE TIME.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN A WARMING TREND ON THURSDAY
WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES LIKELY BE EARLY
NEXT WEEK.  DRY WEATHER IS ALSO FORECAST TO PREVAIL
THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

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

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