Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
328 PM CST SUN DEC 10 2017

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER TOMORROW ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL EXIST TOMORROW 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 NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA TO THE NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 412 AND IN FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AT SPEEDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTS IN
THE 25 TO 30 MPH RANGE ARE EXPECTED. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO A
MORE NORTHERLY DIRECTION DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND INTO THE
EVENING AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA. THE FRONTAL
PASSAGE WILL ALSO KEEP WINDS GUSTY INTO TOMORROW EVENING.

MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FROM 20 TO 25 PERCENT WILL PREVAIL
ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS, WITH 25
TO 30 PERCENT VALUES IN FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL 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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