Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 072246
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
445 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-081145-
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-
445 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER AGAIN MONDAY...

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 NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

AREA OF GREATEST RISK...NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44 IN
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT HAS PUSHED THROUGH THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
BREEZING NORTHWEST WINDS IN ITS WAKE. LATE AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES HAVE DIPPED TO AROUND 25 TO 35 PERCENT...AND THE FIRE DANGER
WILL PERSIST INTO THE EARLY EVENING BEFORE HUMIDITY VALUES START TO
RISE.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASE AGAIN DURING THE DAY MONDAY WITH
GUSTS IN THE 25 TO NEAR 40 MPH RANGE POSSIBLE. GUSTY WINDS ALONG
WITH DRIER AIR WILL HELP TO CREATE A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER
THREAT OVER EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

UPPER LEVEL NORTHERLY FLOW OVER THE REGION IS FORECAST TO BRING
COOLER TEMPERATURES TO EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS FOR
FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK. ALSO...THE GUSTY WINDS SUBSIDE STARTING
TUESDAY WITH DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEK.

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

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