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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1202 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-280800-
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-
1202 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
AT MIDNIGHT... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS CONTINUED
TO DETECT A LARGE AREA OF LIGHT SNOW ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. THIS ACTIVITY WAS LIFTING TO THE
NORTHEAST.

THROUGH 2:00 AM...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. MAINLY A DUSTING OF SNOW
IS EXPECTED...ALTHOUGH A FEW SPOTS MAY PICK UP AROUND A HALF INCH IN
THE HEAVIER BANDS. ROADS MAY BE SLICK IN SPOTS...SO BE CAREFUL
DRIVING.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
511 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-281100-
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-
511 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS IN LATER PERIODS.

DISCUSSION...
SNOW WILL BE DIMINISHING THIS EVENING...WITH ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATIONS MAINLY AN INCH OR LESS. SOME LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES
WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT...BUT WITH LITTLE OR NO ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATION AT THAT TIME.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY...THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.
WEDNESDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER ROUND OF WINTRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR SATURDAY INTO
SATURDAY NIGHT...MAINLY ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND FAR
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. AT THIS TIME...AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW
APPEAR POSSIBLE GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 412. TO THE
SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 412...A LIGHT WINTRY MIX IS FORECAST...WITH
LIGHTER ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET AND ICE EXPECTED. BY
SATURDAY NIGHT...PRECIPITATION SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40 SHOULD
MAINLY BE RAIN...WITH AREAS FARTHER NORTH TRANSITIONING TO LIGHT
SLEET...FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE. TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING EVERYWHERE SUNDAY MORNING...ENDING
THE WINTER WEATHER THREAT.

SOME LIGHT RAIN OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING FOR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. ICING AMOUNTS LOOK VERY LIGHT AT THIS TIME.

A QUICK WARM UP IS EXPECTED MONDAY AND ESPECIALLY BY TUESDAY...WITH
LOW LEVEL MOISTURE RAPIDLY INCREASING. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES WILL INCREASE LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...WITH SOME
LOCALIZED SEVERE WEATHER NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION. COLDER WEATHER
RETURNS BY WEDNESDAY...WITH LOW CHANCES OF LIGHT SNOW FOR PARTS OF
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

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

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1009 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

OKZ054>061-281100-
/O.CAN.KTSA.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150228T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KTSA.WW.Y.0010.150228T0409Z-150301T0600Z/
OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-TULSA-ROGERS-
1009 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST SATURDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ADJUSTED THE TIMING OF
THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY AND IT IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
CST SATURDAY NIGHT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
 * IN OKLAHOMA...TULSA...ROGERS...PAWNEE...OTTAWA...WASHINGTON...
   OSAGE...CRAIG AND NOWATA.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND
   EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE SNOW WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO
   LIGHT SLEET AND THEN LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE BY
   SATURDAY EVENING.

 * 2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED FOLLOWED BY A THIN COATING
   OF ICE.

IMPACTS...
 * ROADS IN THE ADVISORY AREA WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...
   ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES AND NON-TREATED SURFACES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 * USE EXTRA CAUTION IF DRIVING. ATTEMPT TO STAY ON TREATED
   ROADWAYS. EXPECT TRAVEL DELAYS.

 * STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR
   TELEVISION FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER
   EVENT. ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
   WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

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