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Ice Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
206 AM CST Thu Feb 2 2023

ARZ029-OKZ049-073>076-021800-
/O.CON.KTSA.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-230202T1800Z/
Sebastian-Pushmataha-Pittsburg-Haskell-Latimer-Le Flore-
Including the cities of Fort Smith, Antlers, Clayton, McAlester,
Stigler, Wilburton, and Poteau
206 AM CST Thu Feb 2 2023

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Significant icing. Additional ice accumulations of up
  to one tenth of an inch, mainly in the higher terrain.

* WHERE...Portions of west central Arkansas and southeast
  Oklahoma.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* IMPACTS...Difficult travel conditions are possible. Power
  outages are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not touch downed lines and report any power outages to your
electric company. Travel is discouraged due to potential for slick
roads and bridges.

In Arkansas, for the latest road conditions call 1-800-245-
1672 or go to idrivearkansas.com. In Oklahoma, for the latest
road conditions call 1-844-465-4997 or go to okRoads.org.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
510 PM CST Wed Feb 1 2023

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-021100-
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-
510 PM CST Wed Feb 1 2023

...WINTER WEATHER IMPACTS CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

WINTER WEATHER.
ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Southeast Oklahoma and West Central Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...

A large area of freezing rain will spread into southeast Oklahoma
and northwest Arkansas this evening into the overnight hours,
especially along and south of Interstate 40. Additional ice
accumulations around one quarter inch are forecast, with locally
higher amounts in the terrain of southeast Oklahoma into west
central Arkansas through early Thursday morning. Ice accumulations
of one to two tenths will be possible outside of the higher terrain
areas. Travel impacts are likely to expand due to the additional
icing, especially on untreated elevated roadways, with power outages
possible.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.
THURSDAY...Winter Weather Potential.
FRIDAY and SATURDAY...High Wind Potential.
SUNDAY...No Hazards.
MONDAY...High Wind Potential.
TUESDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A final round of precipitation is expected to sweep across
southeast Oklahoma during the day Thursday. A light wintry mix
is possible mainly in the terrain of southeast Oklahoma, but
additional winter accumulations are not expected.

A warmer and windier weather pattern is expected this weekend into
early next week ahead of the next storm system.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

$$



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