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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
859 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-301545-
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-
859 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

.NOW...

AT 8:55 AM... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS INDICATED
NUMEROUS SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND OVER NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. THE PRECIPITATION BEING MOST
CONCENTRATED TO THE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40 AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 75.
ADDITIONAL WIDESPREAD SCATTED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
WERE LOCATED ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA. THE SHOWERS AND STORMS HAD SPREAD INTO PARTS OF NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS AS WELL. THE PRECIPITATION WAS MOVING TO THE SOUTHEAST AT
25 MPH.

THROUGH 10:30 AM... RAIN SHOWER COVERAGE AND INTENSITY ARE
EXPECTED TO INCREASE ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA...ESPECIALLY
WEST OF HIGHWAY 75. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. AVERAGE
HOURLY RAINFALL RATES OF A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS ARE
ANTICIPATED... ALTHOUGH HEAVIER AMOUNTS TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH WILL
BECOME INCREASINGLY LIKELY THROUGH THE MORNING.

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
728 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ019-020-029-OKZ059-060-064>067-070>076-302200-
/O.CON.KTSA.FF.A.0005.140730T1800Z-140731T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-PAWNEE-TULSA-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-
WAGONER-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-LATIMER-
LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VAN BUREN...OZARK...CHARLESTON...
FORT SMITH...PAWNEE...TULSA...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...OKMULGEE...
WAGONER...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...SALLISAW...MCALESTER...STIGLER...
WILBURTON...POTEAU
728 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS AND OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD...FRANKLIN AND SEBASTIAN. IN
  OKLAHOMA...CREEK...HASKELL...LATIMER...LE FLORE...MCINTOSH...
  MUSKOGEE...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...PAWNEE...PITTSBURG...
  SEQUOYAH...TULSA AND WAGONER.

* FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXPAND ACROSS
  NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA THIS AFTERNOON...AND BEGIN TO FOCUS FURTHER
  SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO WEST CENTRAL
  ARKANSAS TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS
  AROUND 5 INCHES POSSIBLE. THE RAINFALL WILL END FROM NORTHWEST
  TO SOUTHEAST DURING THE DAY ON THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS RAPIDLY RISING WATER OR FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.

IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA...KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR
QUICK ACTION IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A WARNING IS
ISSUED.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
457 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-311000-
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-
457 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL INTO THURSDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...ALONG AND ON EITHER SIDE OF INTERSTATE 40.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS MORNING.

AREA AT GREATEST RISK...ALONG AND ON EITHER SIDE OF INTERSTATE 40.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS MORNING.

DISCUSSION...
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
EXPAND EASTWARD INTO EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS TODAY.
AN AXIS OF HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...SHIFTING INTO PARTS OF
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITHIN THIS AXIS
SHOULD BE IN THE 1 TO 3 INCH RANGE...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS NEAR 5
INCHES...WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING. A FLASH
FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF THE AREA BEGINNING 1 PM
TODAY.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ONGOING THURSDAY
MORNING...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 44. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL COULD CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY
THURSDAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COULD REDEVELOP
DURING THE DAY FRIDAY ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS...ALTHOUGH MOST SPOTS WILL REMAIN DRY. AFTER
FRIDAY...DRY AND WARMER WEATHER WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND
AND INTO NEXT WEEK.

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