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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
505 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-241100-
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-
505 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014


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...MAINLY AREAS WEST OF HIGHWAY 75.
ONSET...AFTERNOON.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...MAINLY AREAS WEST OF HIGHWAY 75.
ONSET...AFTERNOON.


DISCUSSION...
HIGHEST RAIN CHANCES WILL REMAIN ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THROUGH TONIGHT. RAIN CHANCES WILL BEGIN TO END
FROM WEST TO EAST LATER TODAY. DRIER AIR MOVING IN AT THAT TIME WILL
RAISE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA
DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON HOURS....ESPECIALLY ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA WHERE THE WARMER TEMPERATURES AND LOWEST
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL EXIST.


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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
MONDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO FILTER DRY AIR IN BEHIND
THE DEPARTED SYSTEM ON MONDAY. AS A RESULT...WILDFIRE SPREAD POTENTIAL
WILL REMAIN VERY HIGH FOR MUCH OF THE AREA DURING THE DAY.

BEYOND MONDAY...SEVERAL REINFORCING SHOTS OF COOLER AIR ASSOCIATED
WITH DRY FRONTAL PASSAGES WILL MOVE THROUGH DURING THE UPCOMING
WEEK...AND WILL SET TEMPERATURES BACK A FEW DEGREES WITH EACH
FRONTAL PASSAGE.

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