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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
658 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-230215-
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-
658 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.NOW...
AT 6:53 PM... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADARS CONTINUED TO DETECT A
BROAD AREA OF SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ADVANCING
EASTWARD AT AROUND 35 MPH ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND PART
OF WESTERN ARKANSAS.

THROUGH 9:00 PM... LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE
TO AFFECT LOCATIONS PRIMARILY ALONG AND SOUTH OF I 40. AVERAGE
HOURLY RAINFALL RATES OF A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE
ANTICIPATED.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
446 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231015-
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 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FLASH FLOOD THREAT INCREASING INTO THE WEEKEND WITH THE POTENTIAL
FOR MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.

FLASH FLOOD.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA... SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
ONSET...ONGOING.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST
        ARKANSAS.
 ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
AREAS OF SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE INTO THE
EVENING ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
THIS ACTIVITY MAY EVENTUALLY BUILD FARTHER NORTH INTO NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LATER TONIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WHICH
COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING IN A FEW AREAS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
SATURDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SEVERAL ROUNDS OF WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
LIKELY SATURDAY...SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. HEAVY RAIN...FLASH
FLOODING...AND MAIN STEM RIVER FLOODING WILL AGAIN IMPACT MUCH OF
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS
IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT...INCLUDING NORTHWEST ARKANSAS SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.
ALTHOUGH A LIMITED SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL WILL EXIST...THIS THREAT
WILL LIKELY BE SECONDARY TO THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ALSO COINCIDE WITH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.
THE FLASH FLOODING POTENTIAL WILL POSE A HEIGHTENED THREAT TO
THOSE THAT PLAN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. UPDATED FORECASTS SHOULD BE
CLOSELY FOLLOWED AND PERSONS SHOULD BE READY TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE
FOR THOSE PLANNING TO SPEND TIME NEAR AREA RIVERS AND LAKES AND
OTHER FLOOD PRONE AREAS WHERE LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING
COULD DEVELOP.

THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK
AS A MOIST AIR-MASS REMAINS IN PLACE. MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF RAIN WILL BE
POSSIBLE AS SEVERAL UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES TRAVERSE THE AREA.
ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LIKELY LEAD TO ADDITIONAL FLASH
FLOODING.

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

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
314 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

OKZ049-053>076-231000-
/O.CON.KTSA.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-150525T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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...ANTLERS...CLAYTON...HUGO...PAWHUSKA...
BARTLESVILLE...NOWATA...VINITA...MIAMI...PAWNEE...TULSA...
CLAREMORE...PRYOR...JAY...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...OKMULGEE...WAGONER...
TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...SALLISAW...
MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
314 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
  SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST
  CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...MUSKOGEE...OKFUSKEE AND
  SEQUOYAH. IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...ADAIR...CRAIG...CREEK...
  DELAWARE...MAYES...NOWATA...OKMULGEE...OSAGE...OTTAWA...
  PAWNEE...ROGERS...TULSA...WAGONER AND WASHINGTON. IN SOUTHEAST
  OKLAHOMA...CHOCTAW...HASKELL...LATIMER...LE FLORE...MCINTOSH...
   PITTSBURG AND PUSHMATAHA.

* THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED DURING
  THE WATCH PERIOD...WITH LIGHTER RAINS TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
  SATURDAY BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD AND HEAVY SATURDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WILL BE COMMON THIS WEEKEND
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS APPROACHING
  9 INCHES POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST TOTALS ARE LIKELY TO REMAIN WEST
  OF A LINE FROM MIAMI OKLAHOMA TO HUGO OKLAHOMA.
  HOWEVER...WIDESPREAD FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY TO OCCUR ACROSS
  MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA GIVEN THE SATURATED SOILS.

  SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MAY YIELD A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS
  FLOOD SITUATION.

  ANYONE WHO HAS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES OR TRAVEL PLANNED OVER THE
  COMING HOLIDAY WEEKEND SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR CONDITIONS FOR
  POSSIBLE CLOSURES OF ROADS AND RECREATIONAL AREAS...AND PLAN
  ACCORDINGLY.

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.

IF YOU LIVE NEAR...OR TRAVEL ACROSS A STREAM...CREEK OR RIVER
OFTEN SUBJECT TO FLOODING...  NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE FOR
DANGEROUS FLOODING.

&&

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