Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1010 AM CST WED JAN 11 2017

OKZ004>006-009>011-014>016-021-022-033>036-120000-
/O.NEW.KOUN.FW.W.0001.170111T1610Z-170112T0000Z/
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-
CUSTER-BECKHAM-WASHITA-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
1010 AM CST WED JAN 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR
WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR WESTERN OKLAHOMA...

AT THE REQUEST OF OKLAHOMA FORESTRY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WIND AT 15 TO 25 MPH... WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 30 MPH POSSIBLE.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS FROM 72 TO 78 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

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