Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1235 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-061145-
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-
1235 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

DISCUSSION...
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 20 MPH AT TIMES WILL LEAD TO A LIMITED
RISK OF RAPID FIRE SPREAD THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

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

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND A VERY DRY AIRMASS WILL MOVE
INTO EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LATE SUNDAY AND INTO
MONDAY FOLLOWING A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE. THE COMBINATION OF THE
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RESULTING RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL LEAD TO AN
ELEVATED RISK OF RAPID FIRE SPREAD BOTH SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND AGAIN
ON MONDAY.

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

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