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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
455 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241000-
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 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014


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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...AFTER 10 PM.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44.
ONSET...ONGOING.


DISCUSSION...
STRONG SOUTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. COMBINED WITH LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND WARM TEMPERATURES... THERE WILL CONTINUE
TO BE AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44. CONDITIONS
WILL IMPROVE SLOWLY AS THE EVENING PROGRESSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CURRENTLY ONGOING ALONG A DRYLINE OUT IN THE
PANHANDLES WILL MOVE INTO EASTERN OKLAHOMA LATE TONIGHT... SOMETIME
AFTER 10 PM. DUE TO THE WEAKER INSTABILITY AT NIGHT... THE SEVERE
STORM THREAT WILL BE LIMITED... WITH MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS POSSIBLE.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT... MAINLY EAST OF TULSA. DEPENDING ON HOW FAST THE FRONT CLEARS
OUR AREA....THERE COULD BE A LIMITED RISK OF SEVERE STORMS DURING
THE EARLY AFTERNOON AS WELL.

A MORE SIGNIFICANT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL COME WHEN THE NEXT
SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE PLAINS OVER THE WEEKEND. THE GREATEST RISK
OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE ON SUNDAY... INCLUDING THE POTENTIAL FOR
VERY LARGE HAIL... DAMAGING WINDS AND STRONG TORNADOES. SOME RISK
OF STORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY AS WELL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS AND NWS PRODUCTS AS THE WEEKEND APPROACHES.


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