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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
317 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

ARZ019-020-029-OKZ054>057-059>062-064>067-070>076-170000-
/O.CON.KTSA.HT.Y.0042.220816T1700Z-220817T0000Z/
Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Craig-
Pawnee-Tulsa-Rogers-Mayes-Creek-Okfuskee-Okmulgee-Wagoner-
Muskogee-McIntosh-Sequoyah-Pittsburg-Haskell-Latimer-Le Flore-
Including the cities of Van Buren, Ozark, Charleston, Fort Smith,
Pawhuska, Bartlesville, Nowata, Vinita, Pawnee, Tulsa, Claremore,
Pryor, Sapulpa, Okemah, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Muskogee, Checotah,
Sallisaw, McAlester, Stigler, Wilburton, and Poteau
317 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 109 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Arkansas and
  east central, northeast and southeast Oklahoma.

* WHEN...From noon to 7 PM CDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to
  create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are
  possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor
work the occupational safety and health administration recommends
scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned
environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool
and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 911.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
455 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-171000-
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-
455 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 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...Elevated.
AREA...Far northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Late afternoon.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Portions of northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...This evening.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Far northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...This afternoon.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Significant.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and west-central Arkansas.
ONSET...This afternoon.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...Northeast Oklahoma.

DISCUSSION...
Another hot day is on tap for eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas with
high temperatures forecast to be in the mid 90s to around 104. Heat index
values will range from 105 to around 109 across portions of eastern Oklahoma
and west-central Arkansas this afternoon.

The potential for showers and storms will increase this afternoon and continue
into tonight across northeast Oklahoma and western Arkansas as a cold front
moves into the region. A few of the storms could be strong to severe late
this afternoon into evening across far northeast Oklahoma into western
Arkansas. Locally heavy rains will also be possible across the same area with
the potential for flooding of low lying areas.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
FRIDAY...No hazards.
SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

The potential for showers and storms will continue into Thursday as the
cold front continues to affect the area. Locally heavy rains will continue
to be possible during this time.

After dry conditions on Friday, the chances of showers and storms return
over the weekend and into early next week as a another cold front moves
into the area and stalls out. With several rounds of showers and storms
likely during this time, heavy rainfall totals are possible.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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