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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1120 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221930-
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, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah,
Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler,
Wilburton, and Poteau
1120 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

.NOW...
At 11:00 AM, National Weather Service Doppler Radar continued to
indicate patchy drizzle across far northeast Oklahoma and
northwest Arkansas. Radar also noting a line of rain showers
spreading northeast from about Ponca City, OK to McAlester, OK to Texarkana,
AR. Temperatures have climbed above freezing for all but Osage
County and Pawnee County and locations in these counties could
still see light icing over the next few hours.

Through 1:00 PM, rain showers and isolated to scattered
thunderstorms will continue to spread northward with time. Light
icing will be possible in Osage County and Pawnee County as
temperatures will be slow to climb above freezing.

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
800 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231115-
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-
800 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...LIGHT ICING POTENTIAL CONTINUES THIS MORNING...

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Far southeast Oklahoma.
ONSET...Midday.

WINTER WEATHER.
ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Along and west of a Miami to Tulsa to Okmulgee to Stuart line.
ONSET...Ongoing.

POOR VISIBILITY.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Portions of eastern Oklahoma.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...

Elevated thunderstorms over northern Texas will move north into
southern Oklahoma later today. Some of these storms could produce
marginally severe hail, mainly over far southeast Oklahoma near
the Red River.

Some patchy freezing drizzle may produce some light icing to the
west of the freezing line, which currently resides from Miami to
Tulsa to Okmulgee to Stuart. This threat should end by midday as
temperatures are forecast to rise above freezing.

Some patchy dense fog is observed over portions of eastern
Oklahoma this morning. The fog should lift by mid to late morning.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Very High Fire Weather Potential...High Wind Potential.
SUNDAY and MONDAY...No Hazards.
TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

An active pattern will remain across the area 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.
Windy and drier conditions behind the front will raise fire
weather concerns on Saturday afternoon.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

$$

Lacy




Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
705 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018


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

  Poteau River near Panama affecting Le Flore County.

OKC079-222105-
/O.EXT.KTSA.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-180223T0900Z/
/PANO2.1.ER.180221T1710Z.180222T1230Z.180223T0300Z.NO/
705 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Poteau River near Panama.
* until late tonight, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:30 AM Thursday, the stage was 32.60 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring but the river is falling.
* Forecast...The Poteau River near Panama will continue falling to
  below flood stage by tonight.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet, moderate flooding of agricultural lands
  occurs between 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

$$

Lacy




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