Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
507 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

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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-
507 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...This Evening and Tonight.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Much of Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing...diminishing late evening.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing...improving after sunset.

DISCUSSION...
Winds will continue to gust 35 to 45 mph through the evening
hours across much of eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
Only later tonight are winds expected to begin dimishing and
a Wind Advisory remains in effect.
The strong winds will continue to aid in rapid wildfire spread
conditions.  Fire weather conditions will gradually improve
after sunset, however gusty winds will remain an issue through
the evening.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.
SUNDAY through TUESDAY...No Hazards.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...Winter Weather Potential.
FRIDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A storm system toward the middle to latter part of the upcoming
work week could bring a chance of a wintry mix late Wednesday into
early Thursday. At this time, any potential impacts do not appear
substantial, but details will be refined in the coming days.

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