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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1240 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2024

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231115-
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-
1240 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2024



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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...This Afternoon.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Areawide.
ONSET...Ongoing.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Areawide.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
Breezy and dry conditions will contribute to an elevated fire
weather potential through this afternoon. Additionally, a few
thunderstorms may develop across northwest AR this afternoon.
Otherwise skies will be mostly clear with mild temperatures.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...High Wind Potential.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...Very High Fire Weather Potential...High Wind
   Potential.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Very
   High Fire Weather Potential...High Wind Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Breezy conditions will continue each day for the next week, the
windiest period will be Mon-Wed. As temperatures increase the fire
weather potential will also increase, especially Sunday onwards.
The chance for thunderstorms will increase as the next weather
system approaches by Tuesday-Wednesday. Much cooler weather will
then develop behind the cold front.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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