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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
449 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022

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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-
449 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Late afternoon.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Northeastern Oklahoma.
ONSET...Late afternoon.

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

DISCUSSION...
Strong south winds will continue across the region this morning
with gust to 40 mph possible in a few locations. Winds will begin
to decrease this afternoon as a cold front moves into northeast
Oklahoma, pushing to the I-44 corridor by mid afternoon. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms will be possible near the front by late
afternoon. A few storms could be severe into the evening hours
with damaging winds and large hail. A limited severe threat could
persist overnight along and north of the front as elevated instability
remains.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed.

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will remain possible on Sunday,
mainly across southeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas as the
cold front sweeps through the area. A few of these storms could also
be severe. Shower and thunderstorms chances will begin to ramp back
up Monday and Tuesday with periods of heavy rainfall possible
through the early to middle part of next week.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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