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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
403 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

OKZ011-014>017-021>023-033>038-044-TXZ083>089-161715-
/O.UPG.KOUN.FW.A.0021.140416T1800Z-140417T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KOUN.FW.W.0023.140416T1800Z-140417T0100Z/
MAJOR-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-
HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-TILLMAN-COMANCHE-COTTON-HARDEMAN-FOARD-
WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-
403 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...BREEZY SOUTH WINDS
AND VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...1 PM TO 8 PM.

* WIND...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURE...67 TO 77.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FIRES MAY START EASILY AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. REPORT SMOKE OR FIRE
TO YOUR LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT. DO NOT WORK WITH MATERIALS OUTDOORS
THAT CAUSE SPARKS OR FLAMES. DO NOT DRIVE OVER TALL GRASS.

&&

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