Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
422 AM CDT Tue May 15 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-161000-
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-
422 AM CDT Tue May 15 2018

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...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Mid to late afternoon.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
    ONSET...Ongoing and again this afternoon/tonight.

DISCUSSION...
A line of strong thunderstorms will continue pushing through
southeast Oklahoma into west-central Arkansas early this morning.
Locally heavy rainfall will be likely with small hail and gusty
winds possible in the stronger bow segments.

Additional thunderstorms will develop this afternoon into tonight
in association with a weak upper wave. A few of these storms
could be severe with quarter size hail and damaging winds to 60
mph. In addition, locally heavy rainfall will be likely in the
stronger storms.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.
WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...No Hazards.
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A weak upper level trough and residual boundaries left from
previous convection will maintain thunderstorm chances on
Wednesday. Ridging aloft will bring a return to hot and dry
weather Thursday and Friday. A frontal boundary will bring another
round of thunderstorm potential mainly toward the latter part of
the upcoming weekend.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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