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Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Norman OK
345 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Extreme fire weather conditions expected today...

OKZ004-005-009>011-014>016-021-022-033>037-TXZ083>085-087-088-
231745-
/O.CON.KOUN.FW.W.0006.170223T1600Z-170224T0300Z/
Harper-Woods-Ellis-Woodward-Major-Roger Mills-Dewey-Custer-
Beckham-Washita-Harmon-Greer-Kiowa-Jackson-Tillman-Hardeman-Foard-
Wilbarger-Knox-Baylor-
345 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND FAR WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS...

* TIMING...Late Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* WIND...West to southwest, 20 to 25 mph, with gusts to 45 mph.

* HUMIDITY...10 to 20 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Mid 80s to 90.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged.

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.

&&

$$

Mahale

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Norman OK
345 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Extreme fire weather conditions expected today...

OKZ006>008-012-013-017>020-023>032-038>048-050>052-TXZ086-089-090-
231745-
/O.UPG.KOUN.FW.A.0007.170223T1600Z-170224T0300Z/
/O.EXA.KOUN.FW.W.0006.170223T1600Z-170224T0300Z/
Alfalfa-Grant-Kay-Garfield-Noble-Blaine-Kingfisher-Logan-Payne-
Caddo-Canadian-Oklahoma-Lincoln-Grady-McClain-Cleveland-
Pottawatomie-Seminole-Hughes-Comanche-Stephens-Garvin-Murray-
Pontotoc-Coal-Cotton-Jefferson-Carter-Johnston-Atoka-Love-
Marshall-Bryan-Wichita-Archer-Clay-
345 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR CENTRAL PORTIONS OF OKLAHOMA AND PARTS OF
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS...

The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 9 PM CST
this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...Late Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* WIND...South to southwest 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...15 to 30 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Mid 80s.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
312 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Critical fire weather conditions expected later today for
portions of eastern Oklahoma...

.Unseasonable warmth combined with strong gusty winds and low
humidity will yield conditions very conducive for the rapid spread
of fires by this afternoon.

OKZ071-073-232230-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FW.W.0006.170223T1700Z-170224T0100Z/
McIntosh-Pittsburg-
312 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR VERY DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 7 PM CST
this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN Oklahoma, McIntosh, and Pittsburg counties.

* WIND...South winds 15 to 25 miles an hour with gusts to 35
  miles an hour.

* HUMIDITY...Around 25 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs in the mid 80s.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A red flag warning means that a dangerous combination of weather
conditions and dry vegetation is expected within 24 hours,
favoring rapid growth and spread of any wildfires. The primary
weather factors include stronger winds, lower humidities, and
warmer temperatures.

&&

$$

Lacy

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
312 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Critical fire weather conditions expected later today for
portions of eastern Oklahoma...

.Unseasonable warmth combined with strong gusty winds and low
humidity will yield conditions very conducive for the rapid spread
of fires by this afternoon.

OKZ054-055-059-060-064>066-232230-
/O.UPG.KTSA.FW.A.0002.170223T1700Z-170224T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KTSA.FW.W.0006.170223T1700Z-170224T0100Z/
Osage-Washington OK-Pawnee-Tulsa-Creek-Okfuskee-Okmulgee-
312 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR VERY DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 7 PM CST
this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN Oklahoma, Osage, Washington, Pawnee, Tulsa,
  Creek, Okfuskee, and Okmulgee counties.

* WIND...South winds 15 to 25 miles an hour with gusts to 35
  miles an hour.

* HUMIDITY...Around 25 percent.

* TEMPERATURE...Highs in the mid 80s.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A red flag warning means that a dangerous combination of weather
conditions and dry vegetation is expected within 24 hours,
favoring rapid growth and spread of any wildfires. The primary
weather factors include stronger winds, lower humidities, and
warmer temperatures.

&&

$$


Dense Fog Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
410 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 9 AM...

.Light winds and high humidity near the ground will allow for
dense fog over the area this morning.

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-054>057-064-065-231500-
/O.NEW.KLZK.FG.Y.0010.170223T1010Z-170223T1500Z/
Boone-Marion-Baxter-Fulton-Sharp-Newton-Searcy-Stone-Izard-
Independence-Johnson-Pope-Van Buren-Cleburne-Jackson-Logan-Conway-
Faulkner-White-Woodruff-Scott-Yell-Perry-Polk-Montgomery-Garland-
Saline-Pulaski-Lonoke-Prairie-Monroe-Hot Spring-Grant-Jefferson-
Arkansas-Lincoln-Desha-
Including the cities of Harrison, Bull Shoals, Flippin,
Yellville, Summit, Mountain Home, Mammoth Spring, Cave City,
Ash Flat, Hardy, Jasper, Western Grove, Marshall, Leslie,
Mountain View, Horseshoe Bend, Melbourne, Calico Rock, Oxford,
Batesville, Clarksville, Russellville, Fairfield Bay, Clinton,
Heber Springs, Newport, Booneville, Paris, Morrilton, Conway,
Searcy, Beebe, Augusta, McCrory, Cotton Plant, Waldron,
Dardanelle, Danville, Ola, Perryville, Mena, Mount Ida, Norman,
Hot Springs, Benton, Bryant, Little Rock, North Little Rock,
Cabot, Lonoke, Des Arc, Hazen, Brinkley, Clarendon, Malvern,
Sheridan, Pine Bluff, Stuttgart, De Witt, Star City, Gould,
Dumas, and Mcgehee
410 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a Dense
Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 AM CST this morning.

* EVENT...Dense fog is expected.

* AREAS AFFECTED...A large part of Arkansas. This includes the
  cities of Pine Bluff, Little Rock, Hot Springs, Harrison,
  Russellville, Searcy, and Brinkley.

* VISIBILITY...Visibilities will be reduced to less than one
  quarter of a mile at times.

* IMPACTS...Low visibilities will create hazardous driving
  conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down...
use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

&&

$$

57

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service SPRINGFIELD MO
336 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

MOZ082-083-090>092-095>098-103>106-231500-
/O.NEW.KSGF.FG.Y.0009.170223T0936Z-170223T1500Z/
Texas-Dent-Greene-Webster-Wright-Christian-Douglas-Howell-Shannon-
Stone-Taney-Ozark-Oregon-
Including the cities of Plato, Roby, Bendavis, Huggins,
Lake Spring, Bangert, Darien, Gladden, Howes, Jadwin, Salem,
Springfield, Marshfield, Northview, Seymour, Rogersville, Dawson,
Graff, Mountain Grove, Duncan, Mansfield, Nixa, Christian Center,
Ozark, Selmore, Vanzant, Ava, Goodhope, Rome, Squires, Dogwood,
Pomona, Pottersville, Siloam Springs, South Fork, West Plains,
White Church, Teresita, Winona, Birch Tree, Montier,
Kimberling City, Crane, Elsey, Indian Point, Silver Dollar City,
Branson, Hollister, Kirbyville, Edgewater Beach, Forsyth,
Ozark Beach, Powersite, Wasola, Thayer, Alton, Couch, Greer,
Thomasville, and Wilderness
336 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

The National Weather Service in SPRINGFIELD has issued a Dense
Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 AM CST this morning.

* VISIBILITY...Areas of dense fog will continue early this
  morning and reduce visibility to near one quarter mile or
  less.

* IMPACTS...Reductions in visibility will occur over short
  distances. Areas of dense fog will impact travel on portions of
  Highway 60, Highway 65, Highway 13, and Highway 63 as well as
  Interstate 44. The fog will generally occuring along and east of
  Highway 65 and along and south of Interstate 44.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

&&

$$

Wise


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
400 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-241000-
Montague-Cooke-Grayson-Fannin-Lamar-Young-Jack-Wise-Denton-Collin-
Hunt-Delta-Hopkins-Stephens-Palo Pinto-Parker-Tarrant-Dallas-
Rockwall-Kaufman-Van Zandt-Rains-Eastland-Erath-Hood-Somervell-
Johnson-Ellis-Henderson-Comanche-Mills-Hamilton-Bosque-Hill-Navarro-
Freestone-Anderson-Lampasas-Coryell-Bell-McLennan-Falls-Limestone-
Leon-Milam-Robertson-
400 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
An elevated to near-critical fire weather threat will exist west of
a Temple to Sherman line this afternoon. Activities that could
cause ignition of grass fires are discouraged.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
An elevated fire weather threat will continue on Friday afternoon
across all of North and Central Texas.

Thunderstorm chances resume on Sunday along and east of Interstate
35 and across all of North and Central Texas Sunday night.

Additional thunderstorms are possible on Tuesday and Tuesday night
mostly east of Interstate 35. Details on the potential for some
strong to severe thunderstorms early next week continue to be
refined.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Stalley

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
354 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-241100-
Boone-Marion-Baxter-Fulton-Sharp-Newton-Searcy-Stone-Izard-
Independence-Johnson-Pope-Van Buren-Cleburne-Jackson-Logan-Conway-
Faulkner-White-Woodruff-Scott-Yell-Perry-Polk-Montgomery-Garland-
Saline-Pulaski-Lonoke-Prairie-Monroe-Pike-Clark-Hot Spring-Grant-
Jefferson-Arkansas-Dallas-Cleveland-Lincoln-Desha-Ouachita-
Calhoun-Bradley-Drew-
354 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Patchy fog will reduce visibility to less than one quarter mile at
times. The reduced visibility will create hazardous driving
conditions. The fog will lift in the hours after sunrise.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday Through Wednesday

Well above average temperatures are in the forecast Friday. A
cold front will move through the region on Friday. Southwest winds
will increase and become gusty. Winds will become west behind the
front. This front will bring colder temperatures with it. Low
temperatures over the weekend will be below freezing.

There will be limited moisture ahead of the front, and some warming
aloft. This will tend to cap the atmosphere, and will not allow
showers to pop up readily. Given this, only isolated showers are in
the forecast in northeastern Arkansas Friday.

As winds increase, the fire danger is expected to increase Friday.
Drought conditions continue in northwest sections of the state, and
this is where the wildfire concern will be greatest.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

&&

Visit NWS Little Rock on the web. Go to http://weather.gov/lzk.

$$

57/51

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
759 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-240200-
Bourbon-Crawford-Cherokee-Benton-Morgan-Miller-Maries-Vernon-
St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
Laclede-Texas-Dent-Jasper-Dade-Greene-Webster-Wright-Newton-
Lawrence-Christian-Douglas-Howell-Shannon-McDonald-Barry-Stone-
Taney-Ozark-Oregon-
759 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri
Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Significant Fog risk.

DISCUSSION...


  Patchy fog may be possible across south central Missouri and
  the eastern Ozarks late tonight into early Thursday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

  Elevated to locally significant fire weather conditions will
  develop Friday...Elevated conditions Saturday and Sunday as
  relative humidity values fall below 30 percent. Gusty winds up
  to 40 mph may develop Friday.

  Scattered thunderstorm chances will return early next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

More detailed information can be accessed at:
http://www.weather.gov/sgf/sitrep

This product in graphical format...along with other weather...
hydrological and climate information...at
http://www.weather.gov/sgf

$$

Lindenberg

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
501 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-231130-
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-
501 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Northeast Oklahoma.
ONSET...ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
A limited fire weather danger will continue for the next couple of
hours across northeast Oklahoma with temperatures generally in the
upper 70s and lower 80s.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY and Friday...High Wind Potential.
SATURDAY...No Hazards.
SUNDAY through Tuesday...Thunderstorm Potential.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

An elevated fire danger is forecast for Thursday for portions of
eastern Oklahoma as temperatures soar in the 80s with the aid of
a gusty southerly wind. Dry fuels and relative humidity values
around 30 percent will also contribute to the elevated fire danger.
With that in mind, a Fire Weather Watch /OKCRFWTSA/ has been posted for
areas to the west of highway 75 in eastern Oklahoma from 11 am Thursday
until 8 pm Thursday evening.

Fire weather concerns continue on Friday even in the wake of a cold front
that will move through the region Thursday Night into Friday Morning.

The chances of showers and thunderstorms will return to the forecast
late in the weekend and into early next week as a series of upper level
disturbances moves across the region.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
416 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-232230-
Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-Chase-
Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Allen-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-
Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua-Montgomery-Labette-
416 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas,
South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Breezy southwest winds will combine with relative humidities below
30 percent resulting in a very high fire danger across much of the
area this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A very high grassland fire danger is possible across the area on
Thursday and friday afternoons.

There is a chance of showers and an isolated embedded thunderstorm
across much of Eastern Kansas. Monday it will be cold enough for
some light snow in the Central Kansas but do not expect much if any
accumulations. Tuesday, the winds will pick up again bringing the
Grassland Fire Danger Index into very high category once again.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

&&

For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:
http://weather.gov/wichita/hwo/

$$

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