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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
443 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-271100-
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-
443 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.
SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
GUSTY NORTHWEST WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT IN
ELEVATED FIRE SPREAD POTENTIAL ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA INTO THIS
EVENING. THE HIGHEST SPREAD POTENTIAL WILL BE IN AREAS ALONG AND
NORTH OF HIGHWAY 412...WHERE GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH WILL BE COMMON.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE THIS EVENING AS THE WIND DECREASES AND
RELATIVE HUMIDITY INCREASES.

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

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
THE WIND WILL RETURN TO THE SOUTH ON THURSDAY...AND WILL LEAD TO A
WARMING TREND STARTING FRIDAY. FIRE DANGER WILL INCREASE ACROSS
MUCH OF THE AREA BY FRIDAY...AND ESPECIALLY SATURDAY AS STRONG
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND COMBINES WITH EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES.
ANOTHER DRY FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON SUNDAY. WHILE WIND
SPEEDS WILL LIKELY RELAX SOME...FIRE DANGER WILL CONTINUE AS ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF THE BOUNDARY.

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
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