Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
306 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-260000-
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-
CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-
LATIMER-LE FLORE-
306 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER ALERT
WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM CST TODAY FOR THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...

IN ARKANSAS...
BENTON...CARROLL...WASHINGTON...MADISON...CRAWFORD...FRANKLIN AND
SEBASTIAN.

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.

AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR IS LIKELY ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND POSSIBLY PARTS OF FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
TODAY. THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL BE SEEN TO THE NORTHWEST OF A
LINE FROM OKEMAH TO GROVE.

SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL GUST AS HIGH AS 40 MPH ACROSS PARTS OF
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44...WITH
GUSTS IN THE 25 TO 35 MPH RANGE ACROSS MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. WITH DRY FUELS AND
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE 30 TO 35 PERCENT RANGE BOTH
CONDUCIVE TO FIRE STARTS...THE WINDS WILL RAPIDLY SPREAD ANY
IGNITED FIRES.

CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE TOWARD SUNSET...AS WINDS BECOME
LESS GUSTY.

A FIRE WEATHER ALERT IS ISSUED WHEN DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED BUT ARE BELOW RED FLAG CRITERIA. A FIRE WEATHER ALERT MAY ALSO
BE ISSUED TO RELAY STATE OR COUNTY FIRE INFORMATION...SUCH AS BURNING BANS.

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