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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
609 PM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

OKZ004>031-033>041-044>046-050-TXZ083>090-250115-
/O.CON.KOUN.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170125T0100Z/
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-COTTON-JEFFERSON-CARTER-
LOVE-HARDEMAN-FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
609 PM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN HALF OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS...

* TIMING...THROUGH AROUND 7 PM.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST TO NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO
  35 MPH. A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST WILL OCCUR NEAR A CHEYENNE
  TO ENID TO PONCA CITY LINE THROUGH 7 PM.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURE...MAINLY IN THE 60S AND 70S AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT.
  40S AND 50S BEHIND AND NORTH OF THE COLD FRONT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

MBS

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