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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

River Valley - Three-day extended forecast and special weather statement

air 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- 1005 AM CDT Sun Aug 6 2023 This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as much of Eastern Oklahoma. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight. THUNDERSTORM WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. RISK...Limited. AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and West Central Arkansas. ONSET...Ongoing. DANGEROUS HEAT. RISK...Elevated. AREA...Far Southeast Oklahoma. ONSET...This Afternoon. DISCUSSION... A few scattered showers and thunderstorms will remain possible through the early afternoon hours, especially across portions of northeast Oklahoma. Additional showers and thunderstorms will again be possible late tonight. Severe weather is not currently anticipated. While much of the area will see cooler temperatures today, afternoon high temperatures across far southeast Oklahoma near 100 degrees will result in heat indices around 105 in a few locations. SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT... Local Spotter Activation not anticipated. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday. MONDAY...Thunderstorm Potential. TUESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential. WEDNESDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...High Wind Potential ...Dangerous Heat Potential. THURSDAY through SATURDAY...Thunderstorm Potential...Dangerous Heat Potential. EXTENDED DISCUSSION... The break from the heat will continue areawide over the next few days before temperatures begin to warm through the 90s towards the end of the week, and into next weekend. Additionally, periodic low end thunderstorm chances will continue through the week. contains additional information.

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