Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1233 PM CDT Wed Aug 5 2020

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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-
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Okfuskee OK-Okmulgee OK-Osage OK-Ottawa OK-Pawnee OK-Pittsburg OK-
Pushmataha OK-Rogers OK-Sebastian AR-Sequoyah OK-Tulsa OK-Wagoner OK-
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1233 PM CDT Wed Aug 5 2020

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.
TORNADO.
RISK...Nil.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...Very Limited.
AREA...West of Highway 75 in Eastern Oklahoma.
ONSET...After Midnight.

DISCUSSION...
Thunderstorms are expected to develop and move into portions of
eastern Oklahoma after midnight tonight. A very limited severe
weather threat will exist for areas west of Highway 75, with hail
up to the size of quarters and gusty winds possible with the
strongest storms.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...Dangerous Heat Potential.
MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Thunderstorms should be ongoing Thursday morning across parts of
eastern Oklahoma, spreading eastward into northwest Arkansas.
Severe weather is not expected. Yet another round of storms is
expected across northwest Arkansas and far northeast Oklahoma
Thursday night into Friday morning, with a limited severe weather
threat.

High pressure aloft will build over the region this weekend
bringing more typical summer time heat and humidity. Expect
widespread triple digit heat index values, with some potential for
heat index values to reach dangerous levels. Storm chances will
increase across western Arkansas and parts of eastern Oklahoma by
early next week as the ridge aloft gradually weakens.

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