Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
454 AM CDT Thu Jun 20 2019

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454 AM CDT Thu Jun 20 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Mainly northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
ONSET..Tonight.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
ONSET...This Afternoon.

DISCUSSION...
Temperatures will be unseasonably warm Today across eastern
Oklahoma and western Arkansas with highs ranging from the
upper 80s to lower 90s. Heat index values will be at or
above 100 degrees across southeast Oklahoma this Afternoon.

The chances of showers and thunderstorms increase Tonight as
thunderstorm complexes that develop to our west and north make
a run at the area. Some of these storms could be strong to severe
with strong gusty winds and large hail the concern.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
FRIDAY...High Wind Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
SATURDAY...Severe Thunderstorm Potential.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Temperatures are expected to be even hotter on Friday with high
temperatures in the upper 80s to mid 90s. Heat index values will
be between 100 and 105 degrees across much of eastern Oklahoma
and west-central Arkansas.

The chances of thunderstorms ramp up Saturday and continue into
early next week as a series of upper level disturbances and a
slow moving surface frontal boundary affect the area. Severe
weather will be possible during this time-frame as will the
potential for heavy rain.

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