Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 081100
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
500 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-091100-
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-
500 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016


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


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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.


SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS MORNING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...SIGNIFICANT.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...THIS MORNING.

    AREA AT GREATEST RISK...LOCATIONS WEST OF A FORT SMITH ARKANSAS
                            TO BARTLESVILLE OKLAHOMA LINE.

DISCUSSION...
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY AND WILL COMBINE WITH A
VERY DRY AIRMASS CURRENTLY IN PLACE. DRY FUELS...STRONG WINDS AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE MOST FAVORABLE FOR QUICK
IGNITION LEADING TO RAPID AND UNCONTROLLABLE FIRE SPREAD
TODAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA WHERE THE
LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AND STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED.

AS WINDS BEGIN TO SUBSIDE TONIGHT AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
INCREASE...FIRE DANGER WILL LESSEN SOME DURING THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS.

A FIRE DANGER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR TODAY.
PLEASE SEE /OKCRFDTSA/ FOR DETAILS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REST OF THE UPCOMING
WEEK. WHILE OVERALL LESS WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED BEYOND
MONDAY...A LIMITED FIRE DANGER RISK WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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