Issue Date: 943 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020
Expiration: 1115 GMT 26 2020
This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma and Far Northwest Arkansas.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.
Rain showers becoming rain mixed with snow then transitioning to
light snow will continue to spread across much of Eastern Oklahoma
and Northwest Arkansas overnight tonight into Wednesday morning.
The greater snowfall potential will be mainly over Northeast
Oklahoma into far Northwest Arkansas where snow accumulations from
a dusting to near a half inch will be possible. Localized amounts
of a half inch to near one inch could be possible for locations
within the higher terrain of far Northwest Arkansas. Impacts look
to be minor as accumulations should mainly be on elevated and
grassy surfaces with wet roadways. Precipitation looks to taper
off from west to east Wednesday morning.
SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.
WEDNESDAY...Winter Weather Potential...High Wind Potential.
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...No Hazards.
MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
Lingering areas of light snow will remain possible across far
Eastern Oklahoma and far Northwest Arkansas Wednesday morning,
exiting by Wednesday afternoon. Winds should also begin to weaken
during the afternoon hours as the low pressure system departs the
Much warmer weather is forecast for the weekend, and gusty south
winds will result in a very high fire danger across the region by
Sunday. An upper level system looks to move into the Plains for
early next week with a return of showers and thunderstorms, some
of which may bring a threat of heavy rainfall.
weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.
Issue Date: 859 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020
Expiration: 0500 GMT 26 2020
At 8:55 PM National Weather Service Doppler radars indicated
scattered light rain showers mixing with light snow along and
north of Interstate 44 in northeast Oklahoma...with light rain
continuing south of Interstate 44. Light rain was also moving
across portions of of northwest Arkansas. Majority of the precip
in eastern Oklahoma was along and north of a line from Oilton to
Sallisaw moving south and southeast around 25 mph.
Through 11:00 PM... Light rain mixing with snow will continue to
push southward across northeast Oklahoma...mainly north of a
Okemah to Grove Line. Also...light rain will continue to push
across northwest Arkansas. Hourly rainfall rates generally below
one tenth of an inch are anticipated. Snow accumulations from a
dusting to near a half inch will possible.
Issue Date: 646 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020
Expiration: 0845 GMT 26 2020
The Flood Warning continues for
The Neosho River near Commerce.
* until late Thursday night, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:30 PM Tuesday, the stage was 18.05 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The Neosho River near Commerce will continue rising to
near 20.0 feet Wednesday evening. The river is expected to fall
below flood stage Thursday evening.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet, moderate agricultural flooding occurs.
Riverview Park experiences moderate flooding. State Highway 125
near the fairgrounds will be closed.
LAT...LON 3700 9491 3689 9478 3681 9488 3700 9510
Afton, OK Weather Warnings, Advisories and Alerts are issued by the National Weather Service.