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Fort Smith Weather Warning NWS WEATHER ALERT FOR THE FORT SMITH, AR AREA - SHORTTERM FORECAST Issued: 114 PM CDT Wed Oct 27 2021 Fort Smith Weather Warning  

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Issue Date: 114 PM CDT Wed Oct 27 2021
.NOW... At 1:14 PM...Doppler radars detected scattered rain showers across eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. These showers were moving off to the north, while the entire complex gradually shifts east. Through 3:15 PM...Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will remain possible across the area. Coverage will be the greatest for locations east of a Bartlesville to Octavia line. Isolated moderate to briefly heavy rainfall will be the main threat from this activity.
Issue Date: 1257 PM CDT Wed Oct 27 2021
This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as much of Eastern Oklahoma. .DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight. FLASH FLOOD. RISK...Limited. AREA...Portions of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. ONSET...Ongoing. HEAVY RAIN. RISK...Elevated. AREA...Portions of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. ONSET...Ongoing. THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. RISK...Limited. AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. ONSET...Ongoing. SIGNIFICANT WINDS. RISK...Elevated. AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas. ONSET...Late afternoon into tonight. DISCUSSION... Showers with embedded thunderstorms will continue to be possible through tonight as a cold front and associated upper level disturbance move across the region. A few storms could be strong to marginally severe with gusty winds and small hail possible. A brief very weak funnel cloud or tornado can`t be ruled out. Locally heavy rain is still possible with the potential for flash flooding in a a few isolated locations. Gusty west-northwest winds will occur behind the cold front beginning late this afternoon and continuing through the overnight hours. Wind gusts will be around 40 mph across portions of eastern Oklahoma during the overnight hours. SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT... Spotter Activation Not Expected. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...High Wind Potential. SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...No Hazards. EXTENDED DISCUSSION... Very windy conditions are expected Thursday, especially during the morning hours, with gusts in excess of 40 miles per hour likely for most across eastern Oklahoma with some locations along and west of highway 75 approaching gusts near 50 miles per hour. Windy conditions will persist into Friday though wind gusts will only top out near 30 miles per hour. weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.
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