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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
450 PM CDT Fri May 20 2022

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211030-
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-
450 PM CDT Fri May 20 2022

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

.DAY ONE...This Evening and Tonight.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Primarily Eastern Oklahoma...possibly into far northwest
    Arkansas.
    ONSET...After 7 PM.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma.
ONSET...After midnight.

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

DISCUSSION...
Scattered storms are expected to develop this evening between 7 and
9 pm across south central Oklahoma and possibly northeastward into
northeast Oklahoma along a slow moving cold front. Storms that are able
to expand south of the cold front will pose a risk of large hail and
locally damaging winds. Overnight storm coverage is likely to
increase north of the cold front and instances of large hail are
possible through the early morning hours. Additionally, locally heavy
rainfall is possible generally across northeast Oklahoma in proximity
and north of the stalled frontal boundary.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Activation of the Regional Spotter Network Possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.
SATURDAY...Severe Thunderstorm and High Wind Potential.
SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
MONDAY through WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm and Heavy Rain Potential.
THURSDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Thunderstorms will continue in vicinity of the cold front
as it move southeastward during the day Saturday. Storms along
or just east of the front will pose a risk of severe weather
primarily during the afternoon hours. The active weather pattern
continues with widespread showers and storms Monday through
Wednesday. Locally heavy rainfall totals are likely over this
time frame with favored locations refined through later forecasts.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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