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COPY-Winter Weather Advisory Statement - Northeast Arkansas (Wynne Area)

Snow Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
126 PM CST WED JAN 31 2007

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-OKZ054>072-010330-
/O.EXT.KTSA.SN.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-070202T0000Z/
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-
NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-
OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-
SEQUOYAH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERS...BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...
EUREKA SPRINGS...FAYETTEVILLE...SPRINGDALE...HUNTSVILLE...
VAN BUREN...PAWHUSKA...BARTLESVILLE...NOWATA...VINITA...MIAMI...
PAWNEE...TULSA...CLAREMORE...PRYOR...JAY...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...
OKMULGEE...WAGONER...TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...
SALLISAW
126 PM CST WED JAN 31 2007

...SNOW ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

THE SNOW ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY FOR
THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

IN ARKANSAS...
BENTON...CARROLL...WASHINGTON...MADISON...CRAWFORD.

IN OKLAHOMA...
OSAGE...WASHINGTON...NOWATA...CRAIG...OTTAWA...PAWNEE...TULSA...
ROGERS...MAYES...DELAWARE...CREEK...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...
WAGONER...CHEROKEE...ADAIR...MUSKOGEE...MCINTOSH...SEQUOYAH.

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON. PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA HAVE RECEIVED UP TO ONE HALF INCH OF SNOW THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE FOR
MUCH OF THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

AS THE MAIN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE APPROACHES LATE TONIGHT INTO
THURSDAY AN ADDITIONAL ROUND OF SNOW WILL BE LIKELY. TOTAL SNOWFALL
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE AROUND 2 TO 3 INCHES ACROSS MUCH
OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

ROADS IN THE ADVISORY AREA WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS
DUE TO SNOW ACCUMULATION...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY.

COUNTIES WHERE IT WAS REPORTED THAT ROADS WERE SLICK IN SPOTS...
TULSA...CREEK...CARROLL...BENTON...WASHINGTON OKLAHOMA AND
WASHINGTON ARKANSAS...
COUNTIES WHERE SLICK BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WERE REPORTED...
OSAGE...WASHINGTON...NOWATA...CRAIG...OTTAWA...ROGERS...MAYES...
AND DELAWARE...
COUNTIES WHERE SLICK AND HAZARDOUS ROADS WERE REPORTED...
PAWNEE.

DETAILED ROAD INFORMATION FOR OKLAHOMA CAN BE FOUND ON THE
INTERNET AT...WWW.DPS.STATE.OK.US/CGI-BIN/WEATHERMAP.CGI OR BY
PHONE AT 405-425-2385 OR 888-425-2385.

DETAILED ROAD INFORMATION FOR ARKANSAS CAN BE FOUND ON THE
INTERNET AT WWW.ARKANSASHIGHWAYS.COM OR BY PHONE AT 800-245-1672.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WINTER WEATHER EVENT.
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA.


$$


Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
130 PM CST WED JAN 31 2007

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-312200-
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-
CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-
LATIMER-LE FLORE-
130 PM CST WED JAN 31 2007

.NOW...
AT 130 PM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED PATCHES
OF LIGHT SNOW ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA...NORTHWEST AND WEST
CENTRAL ARKANSAS. THIS SNOW WAS REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN
THREE QUARTERS OF A MILE AT TIMES. THIS ACTIVITY WAS MOVING TO THE
NORTHEAST AT 50 MILES PER HOUR.

THROUGH 400 PM...PATCHES OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA...NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL
ARKANSAS. VISIBILITIES WILL FALL TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT
TIMES...WITH AROUND ONE HALF MILE OF VISIBILITIES OCCURRING WITH
MODERATE SNOWFALL. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN ONE HALF AND
ONE INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE. DUE TO THE COLD TEMPERATURES...THE SNOW
IS STICKING TO AREA ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION AS
ROADS BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS THIS AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
100 PM CST WED JAN 31 2007

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-011100-
ADAIR OK-BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK-
CRAWFORD AR-CREEK OK-DELAWARE OK-FRANKLIN AR-HASKELL OK-LATIMER OK-
LE FLORE OK-MADISON AR-MAYES OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK-
OKFUSKEE OK-OKMULGEE OK-OSAGE OK-OTTAWA OK-PAWNEE OK-PITTSBURG OK-
PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK-
WASHINGTON OK-WASHINGTON AR-
100 PM CST WED JAN 31 2007


...WINTER WEATHER WILL AFFECT THE REGION TODAY AND TOMORROW...

THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WINTER WEATHER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...MOST OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

ICE ACCUMULATION.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.
ONSET...THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

DISCUSSION...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE PERIODICALLY ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON
AND THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...WILL BE POSSIBLE PRIMARILY NORTH OF A
MCALESTER TO FORT SMITH LINE. ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...A
MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH ONE INCH OR
LESS OF ACCUMULATION EXPECTED. SEE THE SNOW ADVISORY /OKCWSWTSA/
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
EMERGENCY MANAGERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR FORECASTS AND
ADVISORIES FOR UPDATES ON THE WINTER WEATHER...AND BE PREPARED FOR
DETERIORATING ROAD CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
FRIDAY...DANGEROUS WIND CHILL POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY...DANGEROUS WIND CHILL POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.
MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
MORE LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW IS EXPECTED THURSDAY AS A SECOND IMPULSE
OF UPPER ENERGY CROSSES OUR REGION. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL
BE POSSIBLE. COLD ARCTIC AIR POURING INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
WILL CREATE DANGEROUS WIND CHILL POTENTIAL THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY. TEMPERATURES SATURDAY MORNING WILL LIKELY BE THE COLDEST
OF THIS WINTER SEASON.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING STATEMENT...
SNOW RELATED PROBLEMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH VERY
COLD TEMPERATURES INTO THE WEEKEND.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL TABULAR AND GRAPHICAL
INFORMATION.
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