Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
509 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-101115-
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-
509 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER AREAWIDE TODAY...ESPECIALLY LOCATIONS
   SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40...


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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.


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

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
    AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
    ONSET... THIS MORNING.

    AREA AT GREATEST RISK...LOCATIONS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40.

DISCUSSION...
WINDS WILL DECREASE SOME TODAY AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
ARE EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN WHAT WAS OBSERVED MONDAY.
HOWEVER...FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN HIGH ACROSS THE ENTIRE
AREA. SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS WILL SEE
ENHANCED FIRE DANGER AS ELEVATED SPREAD POTENTIAL WILL BE IN PLACE
FOR LOCATIONS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40 TODAY. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
RELAX BY LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING...WHICH WILL LESSEN THE
FIRE DANGER.

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

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
DRY...BUT LESS WINDY CONDITIONS ALONG WITH LOWER FIRE SPREAD
POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY...AND WILL CONTINUE INTO WEEKEND
ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. AT THAT
TIME...COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL SETTLE OVER THE AREA. A STRONG
WAVE MOVING THROUGH THE PLAINS MAY OFFER LOW CHANCES FOR RAIN
DURING THE LATTER HALF OF THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

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

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