Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
348 AM CDT Wed Oct 14 2020

ARZ003>007-012>015-021>023-030-031-037-038-142300-
Boone-Marion-Baxter-Fulton-Sharp-Newton-Searcy-Stone-Izard-
Johnson-Pope-Van Buren-Logan-Conway-Scott-Yell-
Including the cities of Harrison, Bull Shoals, Flippin,
Yellville, Summit, Mountain Home, Cherokee Village,
Mammoth Spring, Cave City, Ash Flat, Hardy, Jasper,
Western Grove, Marshall, Leslie, Mountain View, Horseshoe Bend,
Melbourne, Calico Rock, Oxford, Clarksville, Russellville,
Fairfield Bay, Clinton, Booneville, Paris, Morrilton, Waldron,
Dardanelle, Danville, and Ola
348 AM CDT Wed Oct 14 2020

...Drier air and gusty winds will increase fire danger across
northern and northwestern Arkansas today...

A strong cold front will move towards Arkansas from central Plains
this afternoon. Southwesterly winds of 15 to 20 mph, with gusts
in excess of 25 mph will persist through Wednesday afternoon.
Afternoon relative humidity levels are expected to drop into the
20 to 30 percent range. Increasing winds and decreasing moisture
will elevate the wildfire danger.

Additionally, it remains quite dry in parts of northern and
northwestern Arkansas. Some locations have not received measurable
rainfall in the last two weeks, and had below average precipitation
in September.

People in northern Arkansas are advised to use extra caution when
burning outdoors. If a wildfire is observed, report it by dialing 9-
1-1 or call the Arkansas Forestry Commission at 800-468-8834.

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