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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1245 PM CDT Tue Sep 17 2019

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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-
1245 PM CDT Tue Sep 17 2019

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and West Central Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
Heat and humidity will continue this afternoon across much of
eastern Oklahoma and west central Arkansas where heat index
values in the upper 90s to around 103 degrees are expected. The
higher of these values are forecast to be along and south of
Interstate 40 this afternoon.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.
WEDNESDAY through FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
SATURDAY through MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain
Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Heat index values in the upper 90s to around 103 degrees will
be possible across much of eastern Oklahoma and west central
Arkansas Wednesday afternoon. Also in the afternoon...isolated
diurnal shower and thunderstorm chances will be possible with the
greater potential over the higher terrain locations of northwest
Arkansas.

Thunderstorm chances increase Thursday into Friday across the
region and remain possible through the upcoming weekend. This is
in response to an area of tropical low pressure forecast to lift
northward late in the week and a cold front approaching from the
northwest over the weekend. Locally heavy rainfall will be
possible across southeast Oklahoma Thursday and Friday and then
across northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas Saturday into
Monday.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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