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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
455 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251100-
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-
455 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN NORTHEAST OK 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...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...MID MORNING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS...ESPECIALLY ALONG
   AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 75.
ONSET...AFTERNOON.

DISCUSSION...
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE SIGNIFICANTLY THIS
AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 75 IN EASTERN
OKLAHOMA. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH
ARE EXPECTED LATER TODAY WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND
HUMIDITY LEVELS FALLING BELOW 30 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON.
THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL PROMOTE AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
DRY WEATHER WITH TEMPERATURES NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. PARTS OF THE AREA WILL CONTINUE TO SEE A
LIMITED FIRE SPREAD POTENTIAL EACH AFTERNOON.

WEATHER.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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