Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
503 AM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-191015-
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-
503 AM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018


...FIRE WEATHER WATCH PARTS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA THIS AFTERNOON...


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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...This morning.


DISCUSSION...
Cooler air behind a cold front will continue filtering across
the area today. Despite the cooler temperatures, lower relative
humidity values and gusty northwest winds today will maintain an
elevated fire danger, especially for parts of northeast Oklahoma
during the afternoon where a fire weather watch remains in affect
that area. Additionally, a burn ban remains in effect for Osage
and Pawnee counties. Winds will begin to subside this evening.


SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...No Hazards.
SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
MONDAY and TUESDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Below normal temperatures will continue for the latter part of
the work week and into the weekend. A strong upper level system
will enter the plains on Saturday, and will offer chances for
widespread rain and isolated thunderstorms Saturday and Sunday.
Severe potential with this system appears low at this
time, however locally heavy rainfall will be possible. Rain
will diminish from west to east Sunday evening. Settled
conditions are anticipated for the start of the next work week.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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