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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
350 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-262230-
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-
CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-
LATIMER-LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERS...BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...
EUREKA SPRINGS...FAYETTEVILLE...SPRINGDALE...HUNTSVILLE...
VAN BUREN...OZARK...CHARLESTON...FORT SMITH...ANTLERS...CLAYTON...
HUGO...PAWHUSKA...BARTLESVILLE...NOWATA...VINITA...MIAMI...
PAWNEE...TULSA...CLAREMORE...PRYOR...GROVE...JAY...SAPULPA...
OKEMAH...OKMULGEE...WAGONER...TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...
CHECOTAH...SALLISAW...MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
350 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.NOW...

AT 3:50 PM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS CONTINUED
TO DETECT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING MUCH OF
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. ONE STRONGER STORM WAS
LOCATED WITHIN SOUTHERN CHEROKEE COUNTY. ALL THIS ACTIVITY WAS
SLOWLY MOVING TOWARD THE WEST...AROUND 15 MILES PER HOUR.

THROUGH 5:30 PM...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
PERSIST THIS AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE
NOT EXPECTED...HOWEVER A FEW STRONGER CELLS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY
WINDS...AS WELL AS LIGHTNING AND LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL. WITH
THE SLOW MOVEMENT OF THE PRECIPITATION...LOCALIZED FLOODING COULD
BECOME A PROBLEM. THE SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE
AFTER SUNSET WHEN DAYTIME HEATING DECREASES.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1251 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-271015-
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-
1251 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016


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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION... SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE JUST ABOUT
ANYWHERE ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS
AFTERNOON. STORMS MAY LINGER INTO TONIGHT AS OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES AND
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY REMAIN OVER THE REGION.

WEAK WIND SHEAR WILL LIKELY PRECLUDE SEVERE POTENTIAL...HOWEVER WITH
EXPECTED SLOW STORM MOVEMENTS...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND BRIEF
GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION WILL BE SLIGHTLY COOLER THIS
AFTERNOON....WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGING FROM THE MID 90S TO
AROUND 102 DEGREES.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
DAILY THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ARE FORECAST ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THROUGH THE WEEK AS UPPER LEVEL
NORTHWESTERLY FLOW DEVELOPS OVER THE PLAINS. THESE CONDITIONS
WILL ALLOW FOR TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY BELOW TO NEAR SEASONAL AVERAGE
OVER THE REGION INTO THE WEEKEND.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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