Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 041129
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
529 AM CST THU FEB 4 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-051130-
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-
529 AM CST THU FEB 4 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...MIDDAY OR EARLY AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...

WEST WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH COMBINED WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE 20 TO 25 PERCENT RANGE WILL YIELD A LIMITED
FIRE DANGER OVER ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS THIS
AFTERNOON.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
FRIDAY...HIGH FIRE DANGER POTENTIAL.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.
MONDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL...HIGH WIND POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

WINDS WILL SWITCH AROUND TO THE SOUTH ON FRIDAY AND WILL BE
STRONGER...RANGING FROM 10 MPH OVER WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS TO 25
MPH ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. MINIMUM AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WILL RANGE FROM NEAR 20 PERCENT OVER WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS TO
AROUND 35 PERCENT ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA. THE COMBINATION OF
WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL AGAIN YIELD A LIMITED FIRE DANGER ON
FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE FORECAST MONDAY BEHIND A COLD FRONT.
THE STRONG WINDS AND DRY AIR BEHIND THE FRONT WILL YIELD LIMITED
TO NEAR ELEVATED FIRE DANGER POTENTIAL...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

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

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LACY



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