Weather Outlook: Heavy rains could saturate the region with showers into the nighttime hours
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Tulsa OK Thu Nov 9 2023 This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as much of Eastern Oklahoma. 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- 444 AM CST Thu Nov 9 2023 HEAVY RAIN. RISK...Limited. AREA...Southeast Oklahoma into West-Central Arkansas. ONSET...Mid-morning. THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. RISK...Limited. AREA...Southeast Oklahoma into West-Central Arkansas. ONSET...Mid-morning. SIGNIFICANT WINDS. RISK...Limited. AREA...Eastern Oklahoma; Western Arkansas. ONSET...Ongoing. DISCUSSION... Rain and a few embedded storms will spread across the region later this morning and will linger thru the afternoon, focused mainly south of I-40. The rain will taper off from northwest to southeast tonight. An inch to 1.5 inches of total rainfall is forecast from this event, mainly across far southeast Oklahoma and parts of west-central Arkansas. Northerly winds behind a cold front will occasionally gust 20 to 30 mph this morning, gradually subsiding this afternoon. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday. FRIDAY thru WEDNESDAY...No Hazards. EXTENDED DISCUSSION... No hazardous weather is expected at this time.