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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
454 PM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-311030-
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-
454 PM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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

.DAY ONE...REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
RISK...ELEVATED NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ADDITIONAL AREA...ISOLATED SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE LATE THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. THE
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE INTO THE EVENING HOURS
AND BE CAPABLE OF STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL. A FEW OF THESE STORMS COULD BRIEFLY APPROACH SEVERE
LIMITS...HOWEVER ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED.  THE
STORMS WILL BEGIN TO DISSIPATE BY LATE EVENING WITH THE LOSS OF
SURFACE HEATING.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THE BEST POTENTIAL FOR STORMS THIS WEEK WILL BE WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY IN ASSOCIATION WITH A COLD FRONT. THE GREATER
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WEDNESDAY WILL BE ALONG AND NORTH OF
I-40...THEN SLIDING SOUTH OF I-40 ON THURSDAY. THE SEVERE RISK
SHOULD REMAIN LOW.

DRIER AIR WILL WORK ITS WAY INTO THE REGION BEHIND THE FRONT FOR
THE WEEKEND...ENDING STORM CHANCES.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
524 PM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-310030-
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
524 PM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.NOW...
AT 5:24 PM...DOPPLER RADARS CONTINUED TO INDICATE WIDELY
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IMPACTING PORTIONS OF EASTERN
OKLAHOMA. THE CONVECTION HAS MOSTLY DISSIPATED OVER NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. THE ONGOING ACTIVITY CONTINUES TO MOVE SLOWLY WEST AT 5
TO 15 MPH.

THROUGH 7:30 PM...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT OVER NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL...GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE WITH
THE STRONGER STORMS THAT OCCUR. EXCESSIVE RAINFALL RATES MAY
RESULT IN LOCALIZED FLOODING...PONDING OF WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING CAN
ALSO BE EXPECTED IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

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