Issue Date: 448 AM CDT Sun Apr 11 2021
This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma and Far Northwest Arkansas.
FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Far Northwest Arkansas.
Warm, breezy, and dry conditions are expected this afternoon.
Winds will gust 15 to 30 mph across much of eastern Oklahoma
and far northwest Arkansas this afternoon. These conditions
will support rapid grassland fire spread rates. A cold front
will move into northeast Oklahoma by late afternoon and
continue southward overnight. Any ongoing fire suppression
efforts will need to monitor the wind shift.
SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.
MONDAY and TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...Thunderstorm Potential.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible
Monday night into Tuesday primarily southeast of Interstate 44.
Additional showers and isolated thunderstorms are forecast
for late in the work week. The weather pattern will remain
cool and instability will remain limited across the region.
Severe weather appears unlikely through the upcoming week.
weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.