Issue Date: 1257 PM CDT Tue May 24 2022
This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
AREA...Far Southeast Oklahoma.
AREA...Mainly Southeast Oklahoma.
AREA...Mainly Northeast Oklahoma.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas.
Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected
across eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas through tonight.
Heavy rain and flash flooding will the main concern across
northeast Oklahoma where 2 to 6 inches of rain have already
fallen over the past 24 hours. An additional 1 to 4 inches of rain
will be common across a large part of eastern Oklahoma and
western Arkansas through tonight with locally higher amounts
possible. This could lead to flooding of low lying areas. The
greatest threat of heavy rainfall will likely shift more into
southeast Oklahoma and Western Arkansas through tonight. In
addition to the heavy rainfall, severe weather will also be
possible this afternoon and evening across southeast Oklahoma.
Damaging winds and large hail will be the main concern. However,
there will be a low potential for tornadoes as well.
SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Local Spotter Activation May Be Needed.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.
THURSDAY and FRIDAY...No Hazards.
SATURDAY through MONDAY...High Wind Potential.
The potential for showers and thunderstorms will continue
on Wednesday as an upper level low moves across the region.
These thunderstorms are expected to remain below severe levels
and the potential for heavy rain will diminish on Wednesday.
Gusty southerly winds are expected over the holiday weekend
with temperatures warming back up to be above normal for
this time of year.
weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.