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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
900 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-071600-
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
900 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

.NOW...
AT 9:00 AM...RADARS DETECTED AN AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWER
ACTIVITY CONTINUING PARTS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WITH AN AREA OF
HEAVIER RAIN ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. MOST ACTIVITY
REMAINED JUST SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR...AND WAS MOVING
EAST NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

THROUGH 11:00 AM...LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWERS...WITH OCCASIONAL
THUNDER WILL CONTINUE TO GROW IN COVERAGE ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. HEAVIER RAIN WILL LIKELY PERSIST ACROSS
FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. HOURLY RAINFALL
RATES OF THREE QUARTERS TO ONE INCH PER HOUR WILL LIKELY OCCUR IN
THOSE LOCATIONS. ELSEWHERE... RATES OF ONE TENTH TO ONE QUARTER
INCH CAN BE EXPECTED.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
518 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-081030-
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-
518 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL AND DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODING POTENTIAL THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

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...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON...CONTINUING INTO THE EVENING.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...MAINLY AFTER 7 PM.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...MAINLY AFTER 7 PM.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...NEAR
THE INTERSTATE 40 CORRIDOR.

DISCUSSION...

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS DRAPED OVER THE REGION TODAY...AND WILL BE
THE FOCUS FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS TODAY. HOWEVER...THE
MORE WIDESPREAD AND HEAVIER RAIN IS FORECAST TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY AS A WAVE DEVELOPS ALONG THE FRONT AND LIFTS NORTHEAST
OVER THE REGION. A SWATH OF 2 TO 5 INCH RAINS WITH LOCALIZED
AMOUNTS UP TO 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE FROM EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. A LIMITED MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL/WIND
THREAT ALSO EXISTS OVER SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA DURING THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

HEAVY RAINFALL POTENTIAL CONTINUES INTO WEDNESDAY IN ASSOCIATION
WITH THE FRONTAL WAVE. BY THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL
BECOMES DEFINED CLOSER THE KANSAS BORDER...BEFORE EXITING THE
REGION BY FRIDAY.

A MID LEVEL RIDGE WILL SET UP OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS BY THE
WEEKEND...AND WILL LEAD TO SEVERAL DAYS OF HOT AND HUMID WEATHER.

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

$$

LACY



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