Hazardous Weather Outlook
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FLUS44 KTSA 250008
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
710 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251000-
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-
710 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES THIS EVENING ACROSS EAST-CENTRAL
   OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...

THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.

TORNADO.
        RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EAST-CENTRAL OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
        ONSET...ONGOING.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
        ONSET...ONGOING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES SOUTH OF A COLD FRONT CURRENTLY
LOCATED NEAR A EUFAULA...STILWELL...FAYETTEVILLE...BERRYVILLE LINE
AT 700 PM. STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE
FRONT ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WITH THE THREAT OF
GOLFBALL SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS TO 70 MPH.  A LIMITED TORNADO
THREAT WILL ALSO CONTINUE THIS EVENING.

ADDITIONAL SEVERE THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
EAST-CENTRAL OKLAHOMA WITH STORMS MOVING INTO WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY PERSIST INTO THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AS THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY STALLS.

WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE
AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THROUGH EARLY EVENING...MAINLY NEAR THE
INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL...
            HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER TROUGH WILL TRAVERSE THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WEDNESDAY. A
WARM...MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIRMASS WILL BE IN PLACE AS A STRONG
POLAR COLD FRONT DIVES SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA. THESE CONDITIONS
WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY ALONG
AND BEHIND THE FRONT. A FEW OF THE STORMS WILL LIKELY BECOME
SEVERE...WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS BEING THE MAIN SEVERE
WEATHER THREAT...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND PRODUCTS OVER
THE NEXT TWO DAYS AS THE CHANCE FOR SEVERE WEATHER INCREASES.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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