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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
501 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251015-
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-
501 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014


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

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION...
SKIES ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME MOSTLY CLEAR OVERNIGHT WITH
SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS COMMON ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND
ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...AHEAD OF THE NEXT
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. HEAT INDICES OF 100 DEGREES TO AROUND 108
DEGREES WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO
PARTS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO DROP SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE REGION
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...WITH A RETURN OF THUNDERSTORM CHANCES. UPPER
LEVEL NORTHWESTERLY FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT WILL ALLOW FOR COOLER
CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF NEXT WEEK. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
WITHIN THE NORTHWESTERLY FLOW LOOKS TO MOVE THROUGH THE MIDDLE
PART OF NEXT WEEK...BRINGING GREATER CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
HEAT INDICES OVER 100 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN
OKLAHOMA FRIDAY AND CONTINUE ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS FOR THE WEEKEND. AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FOR PARTS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA FRIDAY WITH ADDITIONAL HEAT
HEADLINES LIKELY REQUIRED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

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

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Excessive Heat Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
401 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

OKZ054-059-060-251000-
/O.CON.KTSA.EH.A.0002.140725T1800Z-140727T0100Z/
OSAGE-PAWNEE-TULSA-
401 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

 * IN OKLAHOMA...PAWNEE...TULSA AND OSAGE.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL SPREAD OVER OKLAHOMA AND
   ARKANSAS FRIDAY ON THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AS A RESULT...HIGH
   TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB TO NEAR THE CENTURY MARK ACROSS
   NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. COMBINING THIS HEAT
   WITH HIGH DEWPOINTS WILL YIELD AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES IN
   THE 105 TO 108 RANGE. IN ADDITION...OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE TULSA
   METRO AND POINTS TO THE NORTHWEST WILL REMAIN VERY WARM FRIDAY
   NIGHT DUE TO PERSISTENT SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS...AND THUS
   WILL NOT PROVIDE MUCH RELIEF FROM THE HEAT.

IMPACTS...
 * THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL
   COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES
   ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 * TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
   POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
   EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
   STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
   POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

 * TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
   HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST
   BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE
   OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION.
   HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 911.

 * STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
   FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER EVENT.
   ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
   WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

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