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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
505 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-051015-
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-
505 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 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...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS COULD MOVE INTO PORTIONS
OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA FROM THE WEST THIS MORNING BEFORE WEAKENING.
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS LATER
TODAY WITH THUNDERSTORM CHANCES INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. A FEW
STORMS COULD APPROACH SEVERE LIMITS ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA
WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGING WINDS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREAT...MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY
412. SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40...WHERE LESS CLOUDS AND PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED...AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES WILL CLIMB TO AROUND 100
DEGREES.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM AND DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE ON WEDNESDAY ACROSS NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WITH THE CONTINUED THREAT FOR HEAVY
RAIN...INCLUDING A FEW SEVERE STORMS.

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION THURSDAY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND WITH HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS.  DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES BETWEEN
105 TO 110 WILL BE LIKELY EACH AFTERNOON.

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

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