1227 PM CDT Sat Aug 24 2019 Expiration:
1015 GMT 25 2019
This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.
.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.
AREA...Mainly Northeast Oklahoma.
The heavy rainfall that resulted in flash flooding
earlier across parts of east central Oklahoma and west
central Arkansas has diminished. Runoff from the previous
rainfall will however maintain areal flooding in the
aforementioned areas at least through the afternoon. Chances
for scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will remain
possible across all of eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas
Additional thunderstorms are likely to spread into
northeast Oklahoma later tonight, and continue eastward
across the area through Sunday morning. These storms will
initially pose a risk of damaging winds, however the risk of
severe weather is likely to lessen as they continue eastward.
The additional rainfall will also raise flooding concerns.
SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Activation of the Regional Spotter Network Likely.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.
MONDAY...Severe Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...No Hazards.
Storms are likely to be ongoing Sunday morning, however the risk
of severe weather will have lessened. The potential for locally
heavy rainfall will continue and flooding concerns will be present.
Additional widespread storms are expected to develop along a cold
front across southern Kansas Monday afternoon. These storms will
spread southeastward Monday evening and overnight. At this
time, severe weather appears likely as the storms spread into
eastern Oklahoma. Additionally, heavy rainfall and flooding concerns
Prior to the storms on Monday, temperatures will warm and dewpoints
will remain very high resulting in afternoon heat index values of
105 to 110 degrees. Excessive heat advisories may be needed for
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SHORTTERM FORECAST Issue Date:
1115 AM CDT Sat Aug 24 2019 Expiration:
1815 GMT 24 2019
At 11:15 AM...Doppler radars detected scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms impacting portions of eastern Oklahoma and
northwest Arkansas. These showers and storms, some producing heavy
rainfall, were moving off to the northeast at around 15 mph.
Through 1:15 PM...Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms
will remain possible, generally for locations along and south of a
Calvin to Welch line. Locally heavy downpours, capable of
producing hourly rainfall of around 1 inch per hour will be
possible, mainly across southeast and east-central Oklahoma, as
well as west-central Arkansas.
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