Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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FIRE DANGER STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1000 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WILDFIRE DANGER WILL BE A MAJOR CONCERN THIS AFTERNOON...

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL INCREASE THE
WILDFIRE DANGER ACROSS ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON. GIVEN THESE
CONDITIONS...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN POSTED FOR THE WESTERN HALF
OF THE STATE.

NORTHWEST WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH WILL BE COMMON...WITH GUSTS OVER 30
MPH POSSIBLE. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT...AND
BELOW 20 PERCENT IN PLACES.

ACCORDING TO THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION...A MODERATE WILDFIRE
DANGER EXISTS ACROSS THE ENTIRE STATE. SEVERAL COUNTIES NORTH AND
WEST OF LITTLE ROCK ARE UNDER BURN BANS.

ALSO...AFTER A VERY WET DECEMBER...THERE WAS NOT MUCH PRECIPITATION
IN JANUARY AND THE DRY TREND HAS CONTINUED INTO FEBRUARY.

OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. WINDY CONDITIONS AND DRY
AIR COULD LEAD TO EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...BE
VERY CAREFUL WITH FIRE.

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