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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
444 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

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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-
444 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND PARTS OF
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TODAY...

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...Northeast Oklahoma and parts of northwest Arkansas.
    ONSET...Late morning.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Elevated.
    AREA...Northeast Oklahoma and parts of northwest Arkansas.
    ONSET...Late morning.

DISCUSSION...
Well above normal temperatures along with afternoon relative
humidity values around 20 percent and breezy west to northwest
winds will result in an elevated fire danger threat today across
northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. Winds will initially
be southwest to west this morning...and shift to the northwest
with the passage of a cold front.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.
TUESDAY through FRIDAY...No Hazards.
SATURDAY...High Wind Potential.
SUNDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
An extended period of dry weather is expected through the remainder
of the week and into the weekend with several dry cold fronts
expected. Any day where winds become gusty will raise fire weather
concerns due to the ongoing dry conditions and cured vegetation.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
316 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON...

.WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AT SPEEDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTS IN
THE 20 TO 30 MPH RANGE ARE EXPECTED. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO A MORE
NORTHERLY DIRECTION DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING
AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA. THE FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL
ALSO KEEP WINDS GUSTY INTO THIS EVENING. THESE CONDITIONS
COMBINED WITH ONGOING DRY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE FIRE CONDITIONS
FAVORABLE FOR RAPID DEVELOPMENT AND THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

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/O.NEW.KTSA.FW.W.0014.171211T1600Z-171212T0000Z/
Benton-Carroll-Washington AR-Madison-Craig-Ottawa-Tulsa-Rogers-
Mayes-Delaware-Creek-Wagoner-Cherokee-Adair-
316 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR VERY DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS FOR NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Arkansas, Benton, Carroll, Washington, and
  Madison counties. In Oklahoma, Craig, Ottawa, Tulsa, Rogers,
  Mayes, Delaware, Creek, Wagoner, Cherokee, and Adair counties.

* WIND...West to northwest winds at 10 to 20 mph, gusting to 20
  to 30 mph at times

* HUMIDITY...15 to 25 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Mid to upper 60s.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A red flag warning means that a dangerous combination of weather
conditions and dry vegetation is expected within 24 hours,
favoring rapid growth and spread of any wildfires. The primary
weather factors include stronger winds, lower humidities, and
warmer temperatures.

&&

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