Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
525 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...MOST
OF NORTHEAST TEXAS...EXTREME NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...AND PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...NORTH AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 30...

WARM...DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY AS A DRYLINE MOVES
EAST INTO SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST TEXAS THIS
MORNING. AS SOUTHWEST TO WESTERLY WINDS INCREASE TO 10 TO 20 MPH
WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE WAKE OF THIS DRYLINE...RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL RAPIDLY DECREASE TO AROUND 20 TO 30 PERCENT
DURING THE AFTERNOON AS MUCH DRIER AIR MOVES INTO THE AREA...AND
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES STILL RISE INTO THE LOWER TO MID 70S.
CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO IMPROVE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AS WINDS
BEGIN TO SUBSIDE AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES BEGIN TO RISE. WITH
ANOTHER DAY OF NO RAINFALL...FUELS WILL CONTINUE THEIR DRYING
TRENDS.

EXTREME CAUTION IS URGED FOR ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WHERE THERE IS
A POTENTIAL FOR GRASS FIRES TO IGNITE. AVOID OUTDOOR BURNING AND
WELDING AND DO NOT TOSS LIT CIGARETTES OUTSIDE. REPORT ANY SIGNS
OF WILDFIRES TO LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY!

THE DANGER OF WILDFIRES WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS
WITH NO ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IN SIGHT WITH CONTINUED LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. NORTHWEST WINDS ON WEDNESDAY
OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL ADD TO THE THREAT...WITH WINDS FORTUNATELY
SUBSIDING SOMEWHAT LATER IN THE WEEK.



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