435 PM CDT Sat Aug 24 2019 Expiration:
1030 GMT 25 2019
This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.
AREA...Mainly northeast Oklahoma.
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are
expected to persist into the evening hours across eastern
Oklahoma and western Arkansas. A few of these storms could
be strong to severe with damaging winds the main concern.
Locally heavy rain will also be possible which could
lead to flooding of low lying areas.
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...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential.
TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Heavy Rain Potential.
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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