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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
709 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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709 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri
Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Lightning risk.
  Limited Non thunderstorm wind risk.


An isolated thunderstorm is possible late tonight across
southeastern Kansas into far southwestern Missouri. However, most
locations will remain dry.

Southerly winds will gust up to 30mph tonight across Southeastern
Kansas and Western Missouri.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Southerly winds will gust up to 35 mph at times across the area
through the day on Saturday.

Saturday night, a line of strong to severe thunderstorms are
expected to move through the area. Damaging wind gusts will be the
primary hazard with this activity. However, there is a threat for
an isolated tornado along the line of storms for areas west of US
Highway 65. Large hail is also possible in a few storms.

The line of thunderstorms looks to reach the Kansas and Missouri
borders after 10pm and the US Highway 65 corridor after 12 AM
Sunday. These storms are then expected to weaken as they shift
east of US Highway 65 during the early morning hours Sunday.

There is also a risk for some localized flooding, particularly in
southeastern Kansas and western Missouri. Widespread flooding is
not expected.


  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
518 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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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 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...This evening.

There remains a small chance of thunderstorms this evening and
into the overnight hours across parts of eastern Oklahoma and
northwest Arkansas. Severe weather is not expected with this

Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.
SATURDAY...Severe Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential...
           Heavy Rain Potential.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
MONDAY...No Hazards.
TUESDAY...High Wind Potential.
WEDNESDAY...No Hazards.
THURSDAY...High Wind Potential.

Thunderstorms are expected to develop to the west and northwest
Saturday afternoon along a cold front and move into northeast
Oklahoma by early Saturday evening and spread into northwest
Arkansas Saturday night. An enhanced severe thunderstorm risk is
forecast with damaging winds...large hail and also a low tornado
potential during the initial storm development. Late evening and
overnight Saturday...storms are forecast to become more linear and
transition to mainly a damaging wind threat as the front moves
through the region. The front looks to be exiting southeast
Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas early Sunday morning.

In addition to the severe potential, heavy rainfall remains
possible through Saturday night, with widespread 1 to 2 inch rain
amounts, with local amounts near 4 inches. These amounts may lead
to flash flooding and/or river flooding.

Behind the exiting front...breezy northerly winds look to continue
Sunday with cooler and drier conditions for the first half of next

Persons attending outdoor events Saturday evening should prepare
for thunderstorms with the potential for severe weather. The
overall tornado threat will continue to be assessed as additional
data becomes available as the event approaches. contains additional information.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
206 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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206 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms are possible through this evening,
primarily across the western portion of the state. No severe
weather is expected at this time. The primary threat associated
with any storm will be cloud to ground lightning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday Through Thursday

Isolated storms remain in the forecast for much of the state on
Saturday. No severe weather is expected during the day on

The chance for storms increases quite a bit Saturday night through
Sunday morning as a line of storms is expected to accompany a cold
front across the state. Some of the storms along this front may
become strong to severe with damaging winds posing the primary
severe weather threat. Isolated tornadoes are also possible but
overall threat for tornadoes is low. Locally heavy rainfall and
localized flooding is possible with storms along the front as
well. The best chance for severe weather is expected to occur
Saturday night through early Sunday morning mainly across west and
northwest Arkansas.

On Sunday during the day...the threat for severe storms is
expected to diminish as cooler air moves across the state.
Scattered thunderstorms will remain possible across much of the
state all day Sunday...but the primary threats will be cloud to
ground lightning and locally heavy rainfall. Drier air is expected
to move storms east away from the state Sunday night.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation is not expected through tonight.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1037 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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1037 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest
Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

Scattered showers and a few isolated thunderstorms will develop
today and tonight as a weak upper disturbance transitions across
the region. However, no hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday...

Thunderstorms will accompany a strong cold front advancing south
through the southern Plains into our region late Saturday through
early Sunday. A few severe storms will be possible mainly along
and north of the Interstate 30 corridor, especially if a squall
line develops with the primary threat of strong damaging winds.
The threat will diminish through the daytime hours on Sunday as
the cold front exits the region later in the evening and during
the overnight hours.


Activation of emergency management personnel...amateur radio
operators and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.



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