Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1049 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-031130-
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-
1049 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...STRONG WINDS AND CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THE
   REST OF TODAY...


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

.DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED TO CRITICAL.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

AREA WITH GREATEST THREAT...EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA INTO WEST
CENTRAL ARKANSAS....MAINLY ALONG AND
                                SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40.

DISCUSSION...
STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND DRY AIR BEHIND A PACIFIC COLD FRONT
WILL RESULT IN IDEAL CONDITIONS THAT WILL SUPPORT RAPID GROWTH AND
SPREAD OF WILDFIRES THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 30
AND 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED. A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR
LOCATIONS MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40 THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE SOME BEGINNING THIS EVENING
AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES INCREASE AND WINDS START TO SUBSIDE.

SEE /OKCRFWTSA/ AND /OKCRFDTSA/ FOR DETAILS.

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

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

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

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