Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
505 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-271030-
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-
505 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA TONIGHT...

THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.
TORNADO.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EXTREME SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...AFTER 7 PM.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40.
ONSET...AFTER 7 PM.

HEAVY RAIN.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...AFTER MIDNIGHT.

DISCUSSION...
CONDITIONS REMAIN UNSTABLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...AND THIS INSTABILITY WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE
EVENING HOURS.  SHOULD STORMS SPREAD INTO THIS REGION THEY WILL
POSE A RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER WITH HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS THE
MOST LIKELY HAZARD...WITH A LESSER CHANCE OF TORNADOES.

AFTER MIDNIGHT...THE COVERAGE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE
ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.  THE
BULK OF THE HIGHER INSTABILITY WILL BE ALONG AND SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 40.  LARGE HAIL AND LOCALIZED DAMAGING WINDS WILL
REMAIN THE PRIMARY HAZARD...WITH CONDITIONS BECOMING LESS LIKELY
FOR TORNADIC POTENTIAL.  LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO LIKELY
ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA CONTINUING INTO MONDAY.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
LOCAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL...HEAVY RAIN POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TO BE ONGOING MONDAY...THOUGH
THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE DECREASING AS THE
WIDESPREAD RAINFALL WILL ACT TO LIMIT INSTABILITY ACROSS THE
REGION.  LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL REMAIN A CONCERN...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA WHERE RECENT HEAVY RAINS HAVE
FALLEN.  AFTER MONDAY...DRY AND MILD CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL
FOR MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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