427  
FLUS44 KTSA 201802  
HWOTSA  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK  
102 PM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
 
ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211045-  
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-  
102 PM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018  
   
..DANGEROUS HEAT CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY EVENING
 
 
THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS  
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.  
   
DAY ONE
 
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.  
 
DANGEROUS HEAT.  
RISK...CRITICAL.  
AREA...ALL EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.  
ONSET...ONGOING.  
 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.  
RISK...LIMITED.  
AREA...FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.  
ONSET...EVENING.  
 
FIRE WEATHER DANGER.  
RISK...LIMITED.  
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.  
ONSET...ONGOING.  
 
DISCUSSION...  
DANGEROUS HEAT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS  
AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 90S TO NEAR 110 DEGREES.  
HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 112 DEGREES WILL ALSO BE COMMON  
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL  
ALSO INCREASE ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND  
WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON WHERE A PERIOD GUSTY WINDS  
WILL ACCOMPANY THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURES.  
 
ADDITIONALLY, SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING  
PRIMARILY ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO FAR NORTHWEST  
ARKANSAS. LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE  
STRONGEST STORMS. THE RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER IS LIKELY TO  
DIMINISH BY THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.  
 
SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...  
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.  
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.  
MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...NO HAZARDS.  
 
EXTENDED DISCUSSION...  
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH MUCH OF THE AREA BY SATURDAY  
AFTERNOON, HOWEVER FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA WILL CONTINUE WITH  
HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 DEGREES BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  
MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS AND TEMPERATURES NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS  
ARE FORECAST FOR MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.  
 
WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.  
 

 
 
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