Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
111 PM CST SUN JAN 18 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-191100-
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-
111 PM CST SUN JAN 18 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 30 MILES AN HOUR AT TIMES
THIS AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS COMBINED WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM
TEMPERATURES AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FALLING INTO THE 10 TO 20
PERCENT RANGE WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS
AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY NORTHWEST OF A MCALESTER TO BENTONVILLE
LINE WHERE A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM. THE
WINDS WILL DIMINISH QUICKLY AROUND SUNSET WHICH WILL LESSEN THE
FIRE DANGER THIS EVENING.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
WARM TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO CONTINUE MONDAY BEFORE A COLD
FRONT PUSHES ACROSS THE PLAINS TUESDAY...DROPPING TEMPERATURES
BACK CLOSER TO THE SEASONAL AVERAGE FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE
UPCOMING WEEK.

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

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