Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
529 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024

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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-
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-
529 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

POOR VISIBILITY.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Mainly South of Interstate 40.
ONSET...Ongoing.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Mainly Western Osage and Pawnee Counties.
ONSET...This Afternoon.

DISCUSSION...
Patchy fog early this morning to the south of Interstate 40 will
burn off by mid morning.

A limited fire weather danger will exist this afternoon across
western Osage and Pawnee counties as south winds increase and
temperatures warm into the upper 80s.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential.
SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
SUNDAY through TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Thunderstorm chances will increase Thursday into Thursday evening
as a strong cold front moves across the area. A few of these
storms may become severe Thursday afternoon and evening, mainly to
the southeast of Interstate 44, with large hail and damaging
winds being the main threats. The front will stall just south of
the Red River Friday and Saturday, with showers and a few
thunderstorms remaining possible to the north of the boundary.
Unsettled weather is likely to continue into next week, with at
least low thunderstorm chances most days.

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