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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
616 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-050130-
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...JAY...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...
OKMULGEE...WAGONER...TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...
SALLISAW...MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
616 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.NOW...
AT 6:15 PM...DOPPLER RADARS DETECTED SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WITH ADDITIONAL
SCATTERED SHOWERS OBSERVED OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ALL OF THIS ACTIVITY WAS MOVING SOUTH AT AROUND 10 MPH.

THROUGH 8:15 PM...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH MAY
BE STRONG TO SEVERE WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE FOR SECTIONS OF FAR
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A STUART TO BIG
CEDAR LINE. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE...ALONG
WITH A PERIOD OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL. FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL ALSO
BE COMMON. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL ALSO CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS DURING THIS TIME WHERE BRIEF MODERATE TO
LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS MAY OCCUR. WITH THESE DOWNPOURS MAY ALSO
COME GUSTY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
506 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-051045-
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 CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40.
ONSET...ONGOING...DIMINISHING AFTER SUNSET.

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.  SUFFICIENT
INSTABILITY IS PRESENT TO SUPPORT A RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER
WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS...WITH DAMAGING DOWNBURST WINDS
AND HAIL BEING THE CONCERNS.  THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL
AND OVERALL COVERAGE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY
DIMINISH AFTER SUNSET.  LATE TONIGHT ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS
MAY SPREAD INTO NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...HOWEVER THEY ARE NOT
EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL BE ONGOING EARLY SUNDAY AND WILL
PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.  A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND MONDAY...AND MOVE ONLY SLOWLY SOUTHWARD
ON TUESDAY.  THIS BOUNDARY WILL FOCUS THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT
AND AN AXIS OF HEAVY RAINFALL IS LIKELY TO DEVELOP...WITH LATER
FORECASTS REFINING THE PLACEMENT OF THE BOUNDARY ALONG WITH
EXPECTED RAINFALL TOTALS.  TEMPERATURES WILL WARM FOR MID
TO LATE NEXT WEEK HOWEVER AT LEAST LOW THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL
CONTINUE DAILY.

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

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