Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Norman OK
401 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...Near-Critical to critical fire weather conditions continue
this afternoon...

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401 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...through the late afternoon.

* WINDS...North 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 10 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...In the lower 70s.

* IMPACTS...If additional fires start, they will spread rapidly
  and will be difficult to contain. Ongoing fires may grow
  larger.

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 will
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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