Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
253 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECT THIS AFTERNOON...

.BREEZY NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS MORNING AND COMBINE
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS BY THIS
AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED FROM AROUND NOON
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

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HARDEMAN-FOARD-WILBARGER-KNOX-BAYLOR-
253 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM
TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS...

ALTHOUGH AN HOUR OR TWO OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER OBSERVATIONS ARE
EXPECTED...SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS WILL NOT REMAIN ABOVE 20
MPH LONG ENOUGH TO WARRANT A RED FLAG WARNING AT THIS TIME.

$$

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/O.NEW.KOUN.FW.W.0004.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
WICHITA-ARCHER-CLAY-
253 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR WICHITA...ARCHER...AND CLAY COUNTIES...

* WIND...NORTH TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURE...54 TO 57.

* 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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