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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
539 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241200-
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-
539 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
AT 5:39 AM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS SHOWED
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM FAR NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA INTO WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...AS WELL AS MORE THUNDERSTORMS
DEVELOPING JUST TO THE EAST OF THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR IN CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA. THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE MOVING TO
THE EAST AND NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

THROUGH 7:00 AM...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP
WEST OF HIGHWAY 75 AND MOVE TO THE EAST AND NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH INTO
EASTERN OKLAHOMA. ALSO...THE SECOND AREA OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF FAR NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN IS MOST LIKELY
TO OCCUR...ALTHOUGH THUNDERSTORMS MAY ALSO PRODUCE BRIEF HEAVY
RAIN...SMALL HAIL...AND GUSTY WINDS.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
446 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251000-
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-
446 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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...FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE MORNING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA TO THE WEST OF HIGHWAY 75.
ONSET...LATE MORNING.

DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ONGOING THIS MORNING
ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS TO THE
SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 412. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TO
DEVELOP DURING THE LATE MORNING TO EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS ALONG A
COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE AREA. A FEW OF THE AFTERNOON STORMS
MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE HAIL TO THE SIZE OF HALF DOLLARS
AND WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH...ESPECIALLY ACROSS FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA
AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. ALL THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL HAVE MOVED
TO THE EAST OF THE AREA BY THE EVENING HOURS.

THE RISK OF RAPID FIRE SPREAD WILL INCREASE LATE THIS MORNING AND
INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS BEHIND THE AFOREMENTIONED COLD FRONT...AS
WINDS INCREASE FROM THE WEST AND NORTHWEST AND LOW LEVEL MOISTURE
DECREASES.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...
           HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL REMAIN ACTIVE FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK
AND ESPECIALLY THROUGH THE WEEKEND...LEADING TO MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER. ISOLATED SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
MAINLY WEST OF HIGHWAY 75 IN EASTERN OKLAHOMA. WIDESPREAD AND HIGH
END SEVERE STORMS WILL BE MOST LIKELY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. TORNADOES...POSSIBLY
STRONG...VERY LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS WILL ALL
BE POSSIBLE WITH SUNDAYS STORMS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR FORECASTS AND
OUTLOOKS IN THE COMING DAYS AS THE OVERALL THREAT LEVEL AND
ADDITIONAL DETAILS ARE REFINED LEADING UP TO SUNDAY.

BESIDES THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...INCREASED FIRE DANGER
WILL ALSO BE A PROBLEM FRIDAY AND AGAIN ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON
ALONG AND TO THE NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44 DUE TO STRONG AND GUSTY
SOUTHERLY WINDS.

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