Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
443 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-101145-
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-
443 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TO BE A CONCERN THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED TO NEAR ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING...ENDING BY AROUND SUNSET.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING...ENDING BY AROUND SUNSET.

DISCUSSION...

STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...WITH SPEEDS IN THE 30 TO 40 MPH
RANGE...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNSET ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
WESTERN ARKANSAS. THE STRONG WINDS AND VERY DRY CONDITIONS WILL
CONTINUE TO YIELD AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER. CONDITIONS ARE
CONDUCIVE FOR THE RAPID GROWTH AND SPREAD OF WILDFIRES...SHOULD
ONE GET STARTED.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY...HIGH FIRE DANGER POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

WINDS WILL TURN AROUND TO THE SOUTH ON WEDNESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
SLIDES TO OUR EAST. THE WINDS MAY GET STRONG ENOUGH BEFORE
MOISTURE RETURN IS SUBSTANTIAL ENOUGH TO RAISE FIRE WEATHER
CONCERNS...ESPECIALLY OVER NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...ON WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LACY



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