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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
1136 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

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1136 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern...
western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western
north Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

.Fire Weather...
Warm temperatures along with relatively dry and breezy conditions
will lead to elevated fire weather concerns this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

.Fire Weather...
Very warm, windy and dry weather will bring fire weather
potential to extreme levels on Sunday afternoon across western
Oklahoma and western north Texas, and a Fire Weather Watch has
been issued for portions of western and central Oklahoma and north
Texas. Elevated to near-critical fire weather conditions are
expected over the remainder of Oklahoma and western north Texas.

Somewhat cooler air moves in for Monday, but strong winds will
keep fire weather conditions near critical levels again
Monday afternoon.

.Thunderstorms...
Isolated thunderstorms will be possible on Sunday afternoon and
evening across portions of eastern Oklahoma. There is the
potential for a strong to marginally severe storm across
southeastern Oklahoma, but widespread severe weather is not
anticipated.

Thunderstorm chances return to parts of southeast and south
central Oklahoma, and north Texas on Friday evening.

Get graphics and more details at weather.gov/norman...and follow
our weather forecast office on Twitter and Facebook.

$$

MBS/EM




Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Norman OK
336 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...Critical to Extreme Fire Weather conditions on Sunday across
the western half of Oklahoma and all of western north Texas...

.The combination of strong gusty winds, warm and dry weather and
dry vegetation will cause Critical to Extreme Fire Weather
conditions on Sunday.

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Beckham-Washita-Caddo-Canadian-Oklahoma-Lincoln-Grady-McClain-
Cleveland-Pottawatomie-Harmon-Greer-Kiowa-Jackson-Tillman-
Comanche-Stephens-Garvin-Murray-Cotton-Jefferson-Carter-Love-
Hardeman-Foard-Wilbarger-Wichita-Knox-Baylor-Archer-Clay-
336 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY FOR BREEZY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN HALF OF OKLAHOMA
AND ALL OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS...

* WINDS...Southwest to west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 14 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs 55 to 70 degrees F.

* IMPACTS...Fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor
  burning is strongly discouraged.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

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