Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FNUS64 KTSA 110924
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ARZ019-020-029-OKZ049-053-065-066-070>076-120000-

FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
324 AM CST MON DEC 11 2017

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL EXIST THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AS GUSTY WINDS, WELL ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES, AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES DEVELOP.
CONDITIONS MAY APPROACH RED FLAG CRITERIA DURING THE MID TO LATE
AFTERNOON HOURS IN PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA TO THE NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 40 AND ALSO IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AT SPEEDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTS IN
THE 20 TO 30 MPH RANGE ARE EXPECTED. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO A
MORE NORTHERLY DIRECTION DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND INTO THE
EVENING AS A DRY COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA. THE FRONTAL
PASSAGE WILL ALSO KEEP WINDS GUSTY INTO THIS EVENING.

MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FROM 15 TO 25 PERCENT WILL PREVAIL
ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE TOWARD SUNSET.

BURN BANS ARE CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR ADAIR, SEQUOYAH, AND
LEFLORE COUNTIES IN EASTERN OKLAHOMA, AND WASHINGTON, CRAWFORD,
SEBASTIAN, FRANKLIN, MADISON, AND CARROLL COUNTIES IN WESTERN
ARKANSAS.


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