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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
647 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211400-
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-Ottawa-Pawnee-
Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes-Delaware-Creek-Okfuskee-Okmulgee-Wagoner-
Cherokee-Adair-Muskogee-McIntosh-Sequoyah-Pittsburg-Haskell-
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
647 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.NOW...
National Weather Service Doppler radars detected widely scattered
light rain showers moving north across parts of eastern Oklahoma
and northwest Arkansas. A more significant area of rain showers
was shifting eastward from central Oklahoma and was on the western
edges of Osage and Pawnee counties in northeast Oklahoma.

Through 8:30 AM, rain showers will continue to spread eastward. A
more organized area containing heavier rainfall, will continue to
edge into eastern Oklahoma from the central part of the state.
Average hourly rainfall rates from several hundredths to around a
tenth of an inch are anticipated.



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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
515 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-221015-
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-
515 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Elevated.
 AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
 ONSET...Afternoon and evening.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...Elevated.
 AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
    ONSET...Ongoing...Elevated threat for southeast Oklahoma
    this afternoon.

DISCUSSION...
Rain showers and isolated thunder will increase in coverage later
this morning and early afternoon as the storm system nears the
region. Heaviest rainfall will occur this afternoon and evening as
the system moves through. Many locations will see at least a half
inch to 1 inch of rainfall...with widespread 1 to 2 inches possible.
Greater instability across southeast Oklahoma will allow for
increased coverage of thunderstorms this afternoon with a few
stronger storms possible, however, overall severe threat remains low.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.
SUNDAY and MONDAY...No Hazards.
TUESDAY through THURSDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
FRIDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
The upper-level storm system will move east of the region late
Sunday with scattered rain showers gradually ending from west to
east Sunday afternoon and evening. Another system dropping out of
the north will bring a round of showers and thunderstorms to
portions of the Plains by midweek. A third system will arrive late
in the week bringing another chance for precipitation.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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