Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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FLUS44 KTSA 071850
HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1250 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-
1250 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016


...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON AND MONDAY...

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.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

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

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

DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH SOUTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BEHIND
THE FRONT...NORTHWEST TO NORTHERLY WINDS GUSTING 20 TO AROUND 30
MPH COMBINED WITH AFTERNOON MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN
THE 25 TO AROUND 35 PERCENT RANGE WILL CREATE HIGH FIRE DANGERS
ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS
AFTERNOON. VERY HIGH FIRE DANGERS WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR LOCATIONS
ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 44 IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WHERE
THE STRONGER WINDS AND LOWER HUMIDITIES SHOULD BE LOCATED. WINDS
SHIFTING FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHWEST WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE
COULD ALLOW FOR ANY ONGOING WILDFIRES TO SPREAD QUICKLY. OVERNIGHT
TONIGHT...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BREEZY IN THE 10-20 MPH
RANGE...THOUGH WITH INCREASING HUMIDITY LEVELS...FIRE DANGERS
SHOULD DECREASE ACROSS THE REGION.

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...
NORTHWESTERLY 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 VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER DANGERS
AGAIN 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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