weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
358 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-202100-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALTHEIMER...AMITY...ARKADELPHIA...
ARKANSAS CITY...ASH FLAT...AUGUSTA...AVILLA...BATESVILLE...
BAUXITE...BEARDEN...BEE BRANCH...BEEBE...BENTON...BISMARCK...
BONNERDALE...BOONEVILLE...BRINKLEY...BRYANT...BULL SHOALS...
CABOT...CALICO ROCK...CAMDEN...CAVE CITY...CENTER RIDGE...
CHIDESTER...CLARENDON...CLARKSVILLE...CLINTON...CONWAY...
COTTON PLANT...DANVILLE...DARDANELLE...DE VALLS BLUFF...DE WITT...
DEER...DES ARC...DONALDSON...DRASCO...DUMAS...EL PASO...ENGLAND...
FAIRFIELD BAY...FLIPPIN...FORDYCE...FOURCHE JUNCTION...
GASSVILLE...GEORGETOWN...GILLETT...GLENWOOD...GOULD...GRADY...
GRAVELLY...GREENBRIER...GREERS FERRY...GURDON...HAMPTON...HARDY...
HARRISON...HASKELL...HAZEN...HEBER SPRINGS...HECTOR...HERMITAGE...
HORSESHOE BEND...HOT SPRINGS...HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE...HOUSTON...
HUMNOKE...HUMPHREY...JACKSONVILLE...JASPER...JESSIEVILLE...
KINGSLAND...LACEY...LEAD HILL...LEOLA...LESLIE...LITTLE ROCK...
LONOKE...MALVERN...MAMMOTH SPRING...MARSHALL...MAUMELLE...
MAYFLOWER...MCCRORY...MCGEHEE...MELBOURNE...MENA...MONTICELLO...
MORO BAY...MORRILTON...MOUNT IDA...MOUNT MAGAZINE...
MOUNTAIN HOME...MOUNTAIN VIEW...MURFREESBORO...NEWPORT...
NORFORK...NORMAN...NORTH LITTLE ROCK...OIL TROUGH...OKOLONA...
OLA...OMAHA...OXFORD...OZONE...PARIS...PARON...PELSOR...
PERRYVILLE...PINE BLUFF...PINE RIDGE...PLEASANT PLAINS...POYEN...
PRATTSVILLE...REDFIELD...RISON...ROHWER...ROSE BUD...
RUSSELLVILLE...SALEM...SEARCY...SHERIDAN...SHERWOOD...STAR CITY...
STEPHENS...STUTTGART...SUMMIT...SWIFTON...THORNTON...TUCKERMAN...
VILONIA...VIOLA...WALDRON...WARREN...WESTERN GROVE...WICKES...
WRIGHTSVILLE...Y CITY...YELLVILLE
358 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...HOT AND HUMID WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ARKANSAS...

HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REACH 100 TO AROUND 105 DEGREES TODAY ACROSS
PARTS OF ARKANSAS...DUE TO AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE AND
UPPER 90S...AND COMBINED WITH ELEVATED HUMIDITY LEVELS. CENTRAL AND
EASTERN AREAS OF ARKANSAS WILL HAVE THE HIGHEST POTENTIAL FOR HEAT
INDEX VALUES TO REACH 100 AROUND 105 DEGREES. THE MAIN TIME FRAME
FOR THE HIGHEST HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE FROM NOON TO AROUND 5 PM
CDT.

EXTRA CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN OUTDOORS THIS AFTERNOON. MAKE
SURE TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF TIME SPENT
IN THE HEAT. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME
OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY
MORNING OR EVENING.

$$

59


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1251 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-211800-
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
1251 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI
OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  LIMITED LIGHTNING RISK.
  LIMITED EXCESSIVE HEAT RISK.
  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  HEAT INDICES WILL RANGE FROM 96 TO 103 DEGREES THIS
  AFTERNOON.

  AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON
  ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN
  KANSAS...BUT MOST LOCATIONS WILL REMAIN DRY. THE MAIN RISK WITH
  ANY STORMS WILL BE ISOLATED LIGHTNING STRIKES AND BRIEF HEAVY
  RAINFALL.

  SUSTAINED SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 30 MPH WILL OCCUR ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN MISSOURI AND
  EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

  BRISK AND GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE AGAIN EXPECTED
  ON THURSDAY AND POSSIBLY ON FRIDAY ACROSS WESTERN MISSOURI
  AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS.

  HOT AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
  THIS WEEKEND AND POSSIBLY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. AFTERNOON
  HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S ARE EXPECTED
  WITH HEAT INDICES RANGING FROM 96 TO 105 DEGREES.

  A FRONTAL BOUNDARY MAY THEN MOVE SOUTH INTO THE REGION EARLY
  NEXT WEEK. THIS FRONT MAY BRING SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES
  ALONG WITH A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

THIS PRODUCT IS NOW AVAILABLE IN GRAPHICAL FORMAT...ALONG WITH
OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION...AT
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/SGF(ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

LINDENBERG

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1245 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211000-
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-
1245 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON.

DANGEROUS HEAT.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
        ONSET...ONGOING.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...IN
RESPONSE TO A WEAK UPPER WAVE MOVING ACROSS OKLAHOMA. A LIMITED RISK
OF DAMAGING WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY ANY STRONGER STORM THAT HAPPENS TO
DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE...HOT TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED
OUTSIDE ANY RAIN AREAS...WITH MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 100
AND 102 DEGREES.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...DANGEROUS HEAT POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BECOME A PERSISTENT FEATURE OVER
THE SOUTHERN PLAINS IN THE COMING DAYS...AND WILL RESULT IN
CONTINUED HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES
BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED EACH DAY.

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

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1150 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-211000-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
1150 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.HEAT...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...WITH TEMPERATURES
AND HEAT INDEX VALUES APPROACHING 100 DEGREES ACROSS PARTS OF
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. TAKE HEAT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS IF
YOU ARE GOING TO BE OUTDOORS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.HEAT...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...
WITH TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AND HEAT INDEX VALUES ACROSS PARTS
OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

.THUNDERSTORMS...
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MAINLY NORTHWESTERN
OKLAHOMA SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1147 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-211700-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-
UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-
NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-
FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-
HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-
SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
1147 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ARKANSAS...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...EAST TEXAS AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE MID 90S THIS AFTERNOON.
WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE
FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES. THOSE THAT MUST BE OUTSIDE SHOULD DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER...TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS...AND SPEND TIME IN AIR
CONDITIONED FACILITIES. BE SURE TO CHECK ON THE ELDERLY...AND
ENSURE THAT OUTDOOR PETS HAVE PLENTY OF WATER AND A SHADY PLACE TO
REST.

IN ADDITION...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING OVER DEEP EAST TEXAS AND THE
SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA. SOME OF THE STRONGER
STORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE MID AND UPPER 90S EACH
DAY. WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL
RANGE FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS...AND STORM SPOTTERS SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
533 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-211045-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
533 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY PRODUCE NICKEL-SIZED HAIL AND 50 TO
55 MPH WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHEAST KANSAS FROM THIS AFTERNOON
UNTIL EARLY THIS EVENING.

HEAT INDICES FROM 100 TO 104 WILL PLAGUE MOST AREAS THIS AFTERNOON.
THE MOST INTENSE HEAT WILL HIT SOUTHEAST KANSAS WHERE INDICES MAY
HIT 105 IN PARSONS AND COFFEYVILLE. THE ONLY AREAS IN WHICH HEAT
INDICES SHOULD REMAIN BELOW 100 ARE ALONG AND WEST K-14.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ON THURSDAY...HEAT INDICES FROM 100 TO 104 WILL HIT MOST AREAS WITH
THE MOST INTENSE HEAT HITTING SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY PRODUCE PENNY-SIZED HAIL AND WINDS
AROUND 50 MPH MAY REACH RUSSELL...BARTON AND LINCOLN COUNTIES LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...WITH SUCH THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE FOR THE REMAINDER
OF CENTRAL KANSAS FRIDAY NIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
NEXT TUESDAY. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE...PRIMARILY FROM
SUNDAY THRU MONDAY NIGHT WHEN BOTH HALF DOLLAR SIZED HAIL AND 60 TO
70 MPH WINDS MAY OCCUR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR WEBPAGE AT
(LOWERCASE) HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/HWO.PHP

$$

ES

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
500 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-211000-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
500 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS TO THE REGION.
HEAT INDEX VALUES THIS AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM 95 TO 104 DEGREES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

AS THE HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OVER THE STATE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE. HEAT INDEX VALUES
WILL APPROACH 105 DEGREES. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL ONLY FALL INTO THE
MID 70S...AND NOT OFFER MUCH RELIEF FROM THE HUMID CONDITIONS. HEAT
ADVISORIES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE COMING DAYS...AS HEAT INDEX
VALUES CLIMB ABOVE 105 DEGREES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

$$

58

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
424 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-211200-
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO-
FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
424 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST OF CAMERON
TO PALESTINE LINE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A FEW SEVERE STORMS
CONTAINING DAMAGING DOWNBURST WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND
FREQUENT CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1135 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-201800-
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-
1135 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.NOW...
AT 11:35 AM...DOPPLER RADARS DETECTED SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER PARTS
OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND EXTREME NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...LIFTING
NORTHEAST AT AROUND 20 MPH. THIS ACTIVITY WAS OCCURRING IN
RESPONSE TO AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE PASSING OVER THE REGION.

THROUGH 1:00 PM...OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM
OR TWO WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR LOCATIONS ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...PRIMARILY ALONG AND WEST OF A GRANT OKLAHOMA
TO GATEWAY ARKANSAS LINE. PASSING LIGHT RAIN WILL BE COMMON FOR
MOST LOCATIONS AFFECTED...RESULTING IN AVERAGE RAINFALL FROM A
TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF UP
TO ONE QUARTER INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER SHOWERS AND
ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT OCCUR.

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE