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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1256 PM CDT Thu Oct 28 2021

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-291030-
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-
1256 PM CDT Thu Oct 28 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Far northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
Strong gusty northwest winds are expected across eastern Oklahoma
and western Arkansas through tonight. Wind gusts up to 55 mph
will be possible across portions of eastern Oklahoma this afternoon.
However, wind gusts of 35 to 50 mph will be more common across the
bulk of the area. Winds are expected to taper off some as we move
into the evening and overnight hours.

An upper level low will continue to bring rain showers to portions
of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas through tonight. The heaviest
rains will be across far northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
FRIDAY...High Wind Potential.
SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...No Hazards.
WEDNESDAY...Heavy Rain Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Windy conditions will persist into Friday though weakening
slightly with gusts 25 to 35 mph possible. The upper level low
pressure system finally exits the region Friday with quieter
conditions forecast for the weekend.

The next storm system for Tuesday and Wednesday of next week will
bring chances for showers and perhaps some isolated thunderstorms.
Much cooler weather is expected by Tuesday with lows dipping into
the 30s for some Tuesday morning.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
235 PM CDT Thu Oct 28 2021

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-290300-
/O.CON.KTSA.WI.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-211029T0300Z/
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Including the cities of Rogers, Bentonville, Berryville,
Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Springdale, Huntsville, Van Buren,
Ozark, Charleston, and Fort Smith
235 PM CDT Thu Oct 28 2021

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph
  expected. The higher peaks of northwest Arkansas stand the
  best chance for gusts up to 45 mph. Gusts around 40 mph will
  be possible in the valleys.

* WHERE...Benton, Carroll, Washington AR, Madison, Crawford,
  Franklin and Sebastian Counties.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 10 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Winds this strong can make driving difficult,
  especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while driving.  Be alert to
sudden gusts of wind which may cause you to lose control of your
vehicle.  Extra attention should be given to cross winds and on
bridges and overpasses.

&&

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