Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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HWOTSA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
441 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-031130-
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-
441 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...STRONG WINDS AND CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
   FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON...

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

.DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT.

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

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED TO CRITICAL.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

AREA WITH GREATEST THREAT...SOUTH OF A EUFAULA...SULPHUR SPRINGS
    LINE...

DISCUSSION...
STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND DRY AIR BEHIND A PACIFIC COLD FRONT
WILL RESULT IN IDEAL CONDITIONS THAT WILL SUPPORT RAPID GROWTH AND
SPREAD OF WILDFIRES THIS AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH
ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...FOR LOCATIONS GENERALLY SOUTH OF A
EUFAULA...SULPHUR SPRINGS LINE THROUGH 600 PM. CONDITIONS WILL
SLOWLY IMPROVE THIS EVENING AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES INCREASE.
GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THIS EVENING INTO
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

SEE /OKCRFWTSA/ AND /OKCRFDTSA/ FOR DETAILS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY THRU MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

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

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