039  
FLUS44 KTSA 290246  
HWOTSA  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK  
946 PM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-291030-  
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-  
946 PM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
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...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.  
ONSET...ONGOING.  
 
FLASH FLOOD.  
RISK...LIMITED.  
AREA...ALONG AND WEST OF A BARTLESVILLE TO MCALESTER LINE.  
ONSET...ONGOING.  
 
HEAVY RAIN.  
RISK...ELEVATED.  
AREA...ALONG AND WEST OF A BARTLESVILLE TO MCALESTER LINE.  
ONSET...ONGOING.  
 
DISCUSSION...  
A LINE OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER CENTRAL OKLAHOMA  
WILL MOVE NORTHEAST THROUGH MIDNIGHT INTO PARTS OF NORTHEAST  
OKLAHOMA, MAINLY AFFECTING AREAS NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44. THESE  
STORMS WILL LIKELY BECOME INCREASINGLY ELEVATED WITH TIME,  
HOWEVER THERE WILL BE A LIMITED THREAT OF WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH  
ALONG WITH HEAVY RAINFALL. ADDITIONAL STORMS ACROSS NORTHWEST  
TEXAS WILL MOVE INTO EASTERN OKLAHOMA LATE TONIGHT, AND THESE  
STORMS WILL ALSO POSE A LIMITED RISK FOR DAMAGING WINDS.  
 
IN ADDITION, HEAVY RAIN IS FORECAST FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN  
OKLAHOMA WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN POSSIBLE. THIS COULD CAUSE  
SOME LOCALLY HEAVY RUNOFF OR BRIEF FLASH FLOODING.  
 
SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...  
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.  
WEDNESDAY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.  
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...NO HAZARDS.  
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.  
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.  
 
EXTENDED DISCUSSION...  
THE SEVERE THREAT ON WEDNESDAY WILL DEPEND ON HOW STORMS EVOLVE  
THROUGH TONIGHT. THERE WILL LIKELY BE AN AXIS OF INSTABILITY THAT  
DEVELOPS ACROSS FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS AHEAD  
OF A COLD FRONT, AND STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY AFTERNOON.  
SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE WITH THREATS OF LARGE  
HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WITH A LIMITED THREAT FOR TORNADOES.  
 
A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS RETURNS FOR THE WEEKEND AS YET ANOTHER  
STORM SYSTEM MOVES TOWARD THE REGION.  
 
WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.  
 

 
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab OK Page
The Nexlab AR Page Main Text Page