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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
516 PM CST Sun Feb 23 2020

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-
516 PM CST Sun Feb 23 2020

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

.DAY ONE...This Evening and Tonight.

AREA...Northeast Oklahoma.
ONSET...After 7 PM.

AREA...Northeast Oklahoma.
ONSET...After 7 PM.

AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...After 6 PM Eastern Oklahoma...After 9 PM Northwest Arkansas.

Widespread rain showers will continue to spread across eastern
Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas this evening and overnight as a
low pressure system approaches and moves into the region. As the
storm system nears, an isolated thunderstorm potential will become
possible this evening from west to east with slightly greater
potential across northeast Oklahoma underneath the upper low as it
moves in. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible overnight with
the greater potential again across Northeast Oklahoma where
amounts in the half inch to locally over one inch will be
possible. The precipitation is forecast to taper off late tonight
across southeast Oklahoma and exit Northwest Arkansas during the
day Monday.

Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.
MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.
TUESDAY...Winter Weather Potential...High Wind Potential.
WEDNESDAY...High Wind Potential.

Rain showers will be coming to an end across eastern Oklahoma and
western Arkansas on Monday as a storm system exits to the east.

The potential for light rain returns on Tuesday as an upper level
disturbance moves into the region from the northwest. The light rain
is expected to transition to a light snow late Tuesday night across
far northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas before ending. Current
snowfall forecasts suggest that a quarter of an inch or less of
snow will be possible. This is expected to have minimal impacts.

Dry weather is forecast from mid-week into the weekend with a
gradual warming trend expected. contains additional information.


Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
753 PM CST Sun Feb 23 2020

Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-
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, Grove, Jay, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Tahlequah,
Stilwell, Muskogee, Checotah, Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler,
Wilburton, and Poteau
753 PM CST Sun Feb 23 2020

At 7:50 PM...Doppler radars continued to detect widespread light
rain showers ongoing across much of northeast Oklahoma and
northwest Arkansas. The stronger of these showers were mainly
along and west of a line from Oilton to Bartlesville in northeast
Oklahoma. This activity continues to move off toward the
northeast around 35 mph.

Through 9:30 PM...light rain showers will continue to lift
northeast into eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas with the
majority of the activity north of Interstate 40. Isolated
thunderstorms will also be possible with the greater potential
west of Highway 75 in northeast Oklahoma. Average hourly rainfall
of up to one tenth of an inch with locally higher amounts within
any thunderstorm will be possible.


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