804  
FPUS74 KTSA 240047  
NOWTSA  
 
SHORT TERM FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK  
647 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-240300-  
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-  
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-  
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-  
CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-  
LATIMER-LE FLORE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ROGERS, BENTONVILLE, BERRYVILLE,  
EUREKA SPRINGS, FAYETTEVILLE, SPRINGDALE, HUNTSVILLE, VAN BUREN,  
OZARK, CHARLESTON, FORT SMITH, ANTLERS, CLAYTON, HUGO, PAWHUSKA,  
BARTLESVILLE, NOWATA, VINITA, MIAMI, PAWNEE, TULSA, CLAREMORE,  
PRYOR, GROVE, JAY, SAPULPA, OKEMAH, OKMULGEE, WAGONER, TAHLEQUAH,  
STILWELL, MUSKOGEE, CHECOTAH, SALLISAW, MCALESTER, STIGLER,  
WILBURTON, AND POTEAU  
647 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
   
NOW
 
 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS INDICATED RAIN SHOWERS  
WITH ISOLATED EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTHEAST AT AROUND 35  
MPH ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS. THE HEAVIEST  
RAINFALL WAS OCCURRING ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 75 AND ALONG AND  
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40.  
 
THROUGH 9:00 PM... RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL  
CONTINUE TO SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA WITH A  
GRADUAL WEAKENING OF SHOWERS AND STORMS EXPECTED FROM WEST TO  
EAST.  
 
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS STILL ANTICIPATED, GENERALLY ALONG  
AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 44, AND ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40.  
INCLUDING NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND EXTREME NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.  
AVERAGE HOURLY RAINFALL RATES FROM A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN  
INCH, ARE ANTICIPATED. ISOLATED HIGHER RATES WILL OCCUR FROM  
THUNDERSTORMS. DO NOT ATTEMPT DRIVE VEHICLES INTO FLOODED AREAS  
ON ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
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