Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
500 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-191000-
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-
500 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015



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...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...TODAY.


HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...TODAY.


DISCUSSION...
SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE
FROM WEST TO EAST INTO THE AFTERNOON ACROSS ALL OF THE REGION.
COVERAGE MAY DIMINISH SOME ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA THIS
AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...ADDITIONAL SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
AGAIN MOVE INTO EASTERN OKLAHOMA THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT AS THE
UPPER SYSTEM BEGINS TO MOVE FASTER TO THE EAST NORTHEAST.
THROUGHOUT TODAY AND TONIGHT...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE AT ANY GIVEN LOCATION...ALONG WITH A LIMITED RISK FOR
SEVERE HAIL.


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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY AS THE UPPER
SYSTEM DEPARTS THE REGION. A LIMITED RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL
EXIST WITH ACTIVITY THAT DEVELOPS ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE FRONT.
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN BY TUESDAY...AND CONTINUE FOR THE
REST OF THE WORK WEEK AS A SERIES OF UPPER DISTURBANCES TRAVERSE
THE AREA.


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

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