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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
100 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-
100 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...LIGHT ICING POSSIBLE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT 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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND ALSO 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. ACROSS THE REST OF
EASTERN OKLAHOMA...AREAS OF LIGHT DRIZZLE WILL BE BE POSSIBLE.

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...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE AND OR FREEZING RAIN WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE
INTO THE MORNING HOURS SUNDAY FOR MUCH OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND
ALSO FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM
ABOVE FREEZING BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WITH PRECIPITATION CHANCES
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. RAIN CHANCES WILL CONTINUE
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING BEFORE THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
EXITS THE REGION.

A WARMING TREND IS FORECAST FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES BY LATE IN THE WEEK POSSIBLY 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 COULD ALSO BE POSSIBLE MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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

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