Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
450 PM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251100-
ADAIR OK-BENTON AR-CARROLL AR-CHEROKEE OK-CHOCTAW OK-CRAIG OK-
CRAWFORD AR-CREEK OK-DELAWARE OK-FRANKLIN AR-HASKELL OK-LATIMER OK-
LE FLORE OK-MADISON AR-MAYES OK-MCINTOSH OK-MUSKOGEE OK-NOWATA OK-
OKFUSKEE OK-OKMULGEE OK-OSAGE OK-OTTAWA OK-PAWNEE OK-PITTSBURG OK-
PUSHMATAHA OK-ROGERS OK-SEBASTIAN AR-SEQUOYAH OK-TULSA OK-WAGONER OK-
WASHINGTON OK-WASHINGTON AR-
450 PM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO
THE EARLY EVENING...

THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS...ESPECIALLY ALONG
   AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 75.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
VERY POOR FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO THE EARLY EVENING
ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND WEST OF
HIGHWAY 75. HUMIDITY LEVELS HAVE DIPPED TO AROUND 20 TO 30 PERCENT IN
THESE LOCATIONS...AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE. THESE WEATHER
CONDITIONS WILL PROMOTE AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR THROUGH EARLY
EVENING. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE SOME THIS EVENING AS TEMPERATURES
COOL AND WINDS DIMINISH SOME...ALTHOUGH A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST
WILL OCCUR BY MID TO LATE EVENING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE
REGION.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
DRY WEATHER WITH TEMPERATURES NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. PARTS OF THE AREA WILL CONTINUE TO SEE A
LIMITED FIRE SPREAD POTENTIAL EACH AFTERNOON.

WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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