Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1252 PM CST Tue Jan 21 2020

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1252 PM CST Tue Jan 21 2020


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

.DAY ONE...THis Afternoon and Tonight.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...After Midnight .

ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Far Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...After Midnight.


DISCUSSION...
Light precipitation developing to the west later today will spread into
eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas later tonight. The leading
edge of the precipitation may transition to a a mix of rain, freezing
rain, snow, and sleet after midnight as temperatures cool. Only
minor ice and snow accumulations are expected late tonight.


SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.
WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY...Winter Weather Potential.
FRIDAY through MONDAY...No Hazards.


EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A mix of light rain, freezing rain, sleet, and snow may be
ongoing Wednesday morning across eastern Oklahoma and northwest
Arkansas. As temperatures slowly rise, the precipitation is
expected to transition to mostly rain, although a light wintry mix
may persist through the afternoon and into the evening across the
higher terrain of far eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.
Overall accumulations appear rather light, generally less than a
half inch.

There is also a small chance of light snow later Thursday night across
far northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas as the upper low
moves through the region.

A warming trend will ensue late in the week and especially into the
weekend.

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