Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
127 PM CST Wed Mar 1 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>056-059>062-064>076-
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/O.NEW.KTSA.FW.W.0007.170301T1927Z-170302T0100Z/
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Crawford-Franklin-Sebastian-
Pushmataha-Choctaw-Osage-Washington OK-Nowata-Pawnee-Tulsa-Rogers-
Mayes-Creek-Okfuskee-Okmulgee-Wagoner-Cherokee-Adair-Muskogee-
McIntosh-Sequoyah-Pittsburg-Haskell-Latimer-Le Flore-
127 PM CST Wed Mar 1 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR
VERY DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect until 7 PM CST this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arkansas, Benton, Carroll, Washington,
  Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian counties. In
  Oklahoma, Pushmataha, Choctaw, Osage, Washington, Nowata,
  Craig, Ottawa, Pawnee, Tulsa, Rogers, Mayes, Delaware, Creek,
  Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Wagoner, Cherokee, Adair, Muskogee,
  McIntosh, Sequoyah, Pittsburg, Haskell, Latimer, and Le Flore
  counties.

* WIND...Northwest of winds of 15 to 25 mile an hour with gusts of
  30 to 35 miles an hour.

* HUMIDITY...15 to 25 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs in the upper 50s across extreme northwest
  Arkansas and low to mid 60s elsewhere.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A red flag warning means that a dangerous combination of weather
conditions and dry vegetation is expected within 24 hours,
favoring rapid growth and spread of any wildfires. The primary
weather factors include stronger winds, lower humidities, and
warmer temperatures.

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