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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
500 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-111100-
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-
500 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016


...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER TODAY...ELEVATED FIRE SPREAD POTENTIAL
   WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AND MOST OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA...


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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...LIMITED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE MORNING.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...LATE MORNING.

    AREA AT GREATEST RISK...MOST LOCATIONS WEST OF A BARTLESVILLE
                            TO FORT SMITH LINE.

DISCUSSION...
WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AND WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING
AND GUST BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY WINDS COMBINING
WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES AND AFTERNOON LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL YIELD AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA
TODAY.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NO HAZARDS.
SUNDAY...WINTER WEATHER POTENTIAL.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE WELL INTO THE WEEKEND. AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES WILL VARY DAY TO DAY AS SEVERAL DRY FRONTS MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. RAIN CHANCES WILL
INCREASE ON SUNDAY AS AND UPPER TROUGH APPROACHES THE REGION.
SOME OF THE RAIN MAY MIX WITH SNOW ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA
AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AS TEMPERATURES COOL SUNDAY NIGHT. AT THIS
TIME...ANY ACCUMULATIONS APPEAR TO BE VERY LIGHT.

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

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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
347 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

OKZ054-055-059-060-064>066-102100-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FW.A.0003.160210T1800Z-160211T0000Z/
OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-PAWNEE-TULSA-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-
347 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON FOR VERY DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS FOR LOCATIONS ALONG
AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 75...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN OKLAHOMA...OSAGE...WASHINGTON...PAWNEE...
  TULSA...CREEK...OKFUSKEE...AND OKMULGEE COUNTIES.

* WIND...SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO AROUND 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITY LEVELS AROUND 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LATER FORECASTS SHOULD BE
   MONITORED FOR UPDATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THIS
   AFTERNOON.

&&

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