Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 201002

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
502 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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-
502 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

AREA...Generally north of Interstate 44 and west of Highway 75.
 ONSET...Early Afternoon.

Limited fire weather threat today across portions of northeast
Oklahoma...generally north of Interstate 44 and west of Highway
75. Relative humidity will drop into the 30 percent range this
afternoon with winds increasing out of the east. Several counties
have been slow to green and fine fuels remain dry in this area,
especially Osage and Pawnee counties.

Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.
SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
SUNDAY through THURSDAY...No Hazards.

An upper level system, currently crossing the Great Basin, will
bring an increasing chance for widespread rain showers and
thunderstorms late Friday and continuing through the weekend. The
best chance for heavier rain will occur Saturday afternoon and
into Sunday. Rainfall amounts of a half inch to one inch will be
common with locally higher amounts possible. As the system moves
east into the lower Mississippi River Valley...rain will gradually
decrease from west to east Sunday afternoon.

Rain and thunderstorm chances return Tuesday/Wednesday as a quick
moving trough, and the associated cold front, move through.

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