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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
112 PM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-081015-
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-
112 PM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020


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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...West of a Bartlesville to Hugo Line.
ONSET...After 2 PM.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma.
ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
Scattered showers along with isolated to scattered thunderstorms
will continue to push southeast across eastern Oklahoma and
northwest Arkansas with the greater potential over northeast
Oklahoma into northwest Arkansas. Locally heavy rainfall will be
possible with the stronger storms. Severe weather is not expected.
Precipitation is forecast to exit the region by late afternoon.

Behind the precipitation, gusty southerly winds in the 25 to 35
mph range will be common across northeast Oklahoma this
afternoon. Southerly winds along with warming conditions will help
to raise heat index values to around 100 degrees for the mid to
late afternoon hours along and west of a line from Bartlesville to
Hugo. Winds should weaken some overnight though remain breezy.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.
SATURDAY...High Wind Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
SUNDAY...Dangerous Heat Potential.
MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Summer time heat and humidity makes a return over the weekend
with high temperatures expected in the 90s across much
of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Heat index values
this weekend will be around 105 degree across portions of
eastern Oklahoma and west-central Arkansas.

The chances of showers and thunderstorms return next
week as a series of upper level disturbances affect the region.


weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1231 PM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-071915-
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
1231 PM CDT Fri Aug 7 2020

.NOW...
At 12:30 PM, National Weather Service radars continued to detect
thunderstorms and rainshowers over most of eastern Oklahoma and
northwest Arkansas. This activity was moving to the southeast at
around 20 miles an hour.

Through 3 PM, isolated thunderstorms and rainshowers will continue
to move across the region with a decrease in coverage and
intensity. A few of the stronger storms will still be capable of
producing brief heavy rainfall. Most locations will average on the
order of less than one quarter of an inch of rain through 3 PM.


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