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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
352 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

OKZ054-059-060-242130-
/O.NEW.KTSA.EH.A.0002.140725T1800Z-140727T0100Z/
OSAGE-PAWNEE-TULSA-
352 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE HEAT
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

 * IN OKLAHOMA...PAWNEE...TULSA AND OSAGE.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL SPREAD OVER OKLAHOMA AND
   ARKANSAS FRIDAY ON THRU THE WEEKEND. AS A RESULT...HIGH
   TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB TO NEAR THE CENTURY MARK ACROSS
   NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. COMBINING THIS HEAT
   WITH HIGH DEWPOINTS WILL YIELD AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES IN THE
   105 TO 110 RANGE. IN ADDITION...OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE TULSA
   METRO AND POINTS TO THE NORTHWEST WILL REMAIN VERY WARM FRIDAY
   NIGHT DUE TO PERSISTENT SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS...AND THUS
   WILL NOT PROVIDE MUCH RELIEF FROM THE HEAT.

IMPACTS...
 * THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL
   COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES
   ARE POSSIBLE.

DEFINITION...
 * AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT
   TEMPERATURES IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 * TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
   POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
   EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
   STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
   POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

 * TO REDUCE RISK DURING
   OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
   RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR
   CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE
   MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN
   EMERGENCY...CALL 911.

 * STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
   FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER EVENT.
   ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
   WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

$$

LACY


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
501 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
251200-
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-
SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-DAWSON-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-
GOSPER-PHELPS-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-FURNAS-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
501 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS ACROSS
PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...MAINLY EAST OF A LOUP CITY TO
GENEVA LINE. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A FEW STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...WITH HAIL NEAR THE SIZE OF NICKELS BEING THE
PRIMARY HAZARD.

THIS EVENING...THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO THE
FORECAST...MAINLY NORTH OF A BEAVER CITY TO YORK NEBRASKA LINE.
THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...WITH
HAIL NEAR THE SIZE OF NICKELS BEING THE PRIMARY HAZARD.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THE HEAT INDEX IS FORECAST TO REACH NEAR 100 TO AROUND 110 FRIDAY
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY FRIDAY EVENING...WITH THE HOTTEST HEAT INDEX
AROUND 110 FOR NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND THAYER COUNTY NEBRASKA.

STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 92 FOR LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA MONDAY
NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE:
   HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HASTINGS  (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
459 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-251000-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
459 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES COULD BE NEAR 100 DEGREES FOR LOCATIONS
WEST OF INTERSTATE 135.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES WILL CLIMB TO
BETWEEN 100 AND 107 DEGREES ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA.

MEANWHILE...ANOTHER SLOW MOVING FRONT WILL SINK SOUTHWARD INTO
KANSAS AND BRING MORE CHANCES OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION
FOR SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT...AND THEN AGAIN FOR TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR
WEBPAGE AT (LOWERCASE) HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/HWO.PHP

$$


CJ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
455 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251000-
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-
455 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014


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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

POOR VISIBILITY.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
        AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
        ONSET...MID DAY.

DISCUSSION...
PATCHY FOG WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE REGION EARLY
THIS MORNING... BUT CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE QUICKLY AFTER SUNRISE.

HIGH TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH A MOIST ATMOSPHERE WILL ONCE AGAIN
CREATE DANGEROUS HEAT CONDITIONS TODAY. AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL RANGE FROM NEAR 100 TO ABOUT 104 ACROSS MOST OF
EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
DANGEROUS HEAT WILL CONTINUE TO BE AN ISSUE THROUGH THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL PROVIDE SOME RELIEF BY MONDAY
MORNING... BUT WILL INCREASE THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ACROSS THE AREA
MONDAY THROUGH AT LEAST THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.


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

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
453 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-251000-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
453 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

HEAT INDICES OF 104 TO 109 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE OUTLOOK
AREA FRIDAY AND FROM 99 TO 104 DEGREES ON SATURDAY.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
NIGHT...THEN AGAIN TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. STRONG WIND GUSTS
AND HAIL WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
445 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-251000-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
445 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.HEAT...
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE 90S AND LOWER 100S
TODAY. COMBINED WITH VERY HUMID CONDITIONS... MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 90S TO NEAR 105 DEGREES.
A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE AREA TODAY.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.HEAT...
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 90S TO LOWER
100S INTO THE WEEKEND. COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY... MAXIMUM
HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO BETWEEN 105
TO 110 THROUGH SUNDAY. REMEMBER TO PRACTICE GOOD HEAT SAFETY
THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. COOLER WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR NEXT WEEK AS A
STRONG COLD FRONT PASSES OVER THE REGION.

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM SUNDAY INTO WEDNESDAY AS A COLD
FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA ALONG WITH SEVERAL UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCES. THE CHANCES FOR SEVERE WEATHER REMAIN LOW... HOWEVER
A FEW STRONG STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$

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