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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
508 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-141100-
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-
508 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...LIGHT ICING POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS
FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND ALSO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...AFTER MIDNIGHT.

DISCUSSION...
LIGHT ICING FROM FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BECOME POSSIBLE ACROSS
PARTS OF FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LATE
TONIGHT AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE APPROACHES THE REGION. ANY
TRAVEL IMPACTS LOOK TO BE SLICK SPOTS ON BRIDGE AND
OVERPASSES...ESPECIALLY IN THE DEEPER VALLEYS OF NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SUNDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDS.
THURSDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE OR FREEZING RAIN WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE INTO
THE MORNING HOURS SUNDAY FOR MUCH OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND FAR
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM ABOVE
FREEZING BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WITH PRECIPITATION BECOMING ALL
RAIN ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. AGAIN...LIGHT
ICING WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY MORNING WITH POTENTIAL TRAVEL
IMPACTS TO BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES...ESPECIALLY IN THE DEEPER
VALLEYS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

A WARMING TREND IS FORECAST FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES BY LATE IN THE WEEK REACHING WELL INTO THE 70S.
GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH THE WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
HELP TO CREATE ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER DANGERS DURING
THE SECOND HALF OF THE WORK WEEK. AREAS OF LIMITED TO ELEVATED
FIRE DANGERS MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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

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