River Valley Three Day Extended Forecast and Special Weather Statement
Updated: Jul 10
A thunderstorm complex is forecast to move southeast into eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas late tonight. Organized severe weather is not anticipated through tonight, however a few strong to marginally severe wind gusts may be possible generally along and west of a line from Bartlesville to Hugo in eastern Oklahoma. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday. TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential. WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential. THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential. SUNDAY...Thunderstorm Potential. Scattered thunderstorms are forecast to continue across eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas Tuesday morning. Once they move out, hotter and more humid weather moves in through Thursday with only low thunderstorm chances across far northeast Oklahoma and far northwest Arkansas. Afternoon heat index values from 105 to 110 degrees will be common Wednesday and Thursday. Unsettled weather will return late this week through the weekend as a weak frontal boundary approaches from the north and stalls somewhere in our vicinity. This will result in daily thunderstorm chances, along with somewhat cooler temperatures.