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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
500 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-211100-
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-
500 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017


...HIGH FIRE DANGER TODAY...FASTEST SPREAD RATES ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...


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 and Northwest Arkansas.
ONSET...This Morning.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Elevated.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas .
ONSET...Late Morning.


DISCUSSION...
Fire danger returns today as winds increase out of the
south-southwest. Fastest spread rates will be across northeast
Oklahoma where winds will gust between 30 and 40 miles an hour
this afternoon. Winds will subside some this evening ahead of the
next front that will approach the area on Tuesday.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.
TUESDAY...High Wind Potential...High Fire Weather Potential.
WEDNESDAY through SUNDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Several cold fronts will sweep the area this
week, the first on Tuesday. Fire danger will continue, mainly for
northeast Oklahoma as northerly winds gust between 20 and 30
miles an hour behind the front Tuesday afternoon. Another frontal
boundary will move through the early part of this upcoming
weekend. No precipitation is expected with these frontal passages
as moisture return will remain very limited.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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