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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
108 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-250715-
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-
108 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014


THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS
MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AND TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

DISCUSSION...
GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH HAVE BEEN OBSERVED ACROSS
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON IN THE WAKE
OF YESTERDAYS COLD FRONT AND UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. THESE
CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH DRIER AIR FILTERING INTO THE REGION HAS
CREATED VERY HIGH FIRE DANGERS OVER MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. ELEVATED FIRE DANGERS COULD BE POSSIBLE FOR
LOCATIONS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44 IN NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WHERE
THE STRONGER WINDS ARE EXPECTED. WINDS ARE FORECAST TO SUBSIDE
THIS EVENING WHICH WILL HELP TO DECREASE FIRE WEATHER DANGERS
OVERNIGHT.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.
WEDNESDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
THURSDAY...NO HAZARDS.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...VERY HIGH FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
SOUTHERLY WINDS RETURN TUESDAY AHEAD OF A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY
EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY. BREEZY NORTHWESTERLY
WINDS BEHIND THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL ALLOW FOR VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGERS ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
SOUTHERLY WINDS QUICKLY RETURN THURSDAY AND BECOME BREEZY FRIDAY
AND SATURDAY AHEAD OF A SECOND COLD FRONT FORECAST TO MOVE INTO
THE REGION SUNDAY. THE BREEZY WINDS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES
WARMING ABOVE THE SEASONAL AVERAGE WILL AGAIN ALLOW FOR VERY HIGH
FIRE WEATHER DANGERS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY OVER EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. AT THIS TIME...LIMITED MOISTURE LOOKS TO KEEP
THE FRONTAL PASSAGES DRY WEDNESDAY AND SUNDAY.

WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/TULSA CONTAINS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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