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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
457 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-091115-
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-
457 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER INTO EARLY EVENING ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...ELEVATED.
AREA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

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

DISCUSSION...
NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO OVER 40 MILES AN HOUR AT TIMES WILL
COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES TO YIELD CONDITIONS
FAVORABLE FOR QUICK IGNITION AND RAPID AND UNCONTROLLABLY FIRE
SPREAD INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. AS WINDS BEGIN TO SUBSIDE TONIGHT
AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES INCREASE...FIRE DANGER WILL LESSEN SOME
DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...NO HAZARDS.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REST OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.
WHILE OVERALL LESS WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED BEYOND TODAY...A
LIMITED FIRE DANGER RISK WILL EXIST FROM TIME TO TIME.

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

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
327 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-090000-
/O.CON.KTSA.WI.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-
CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-
LATIMER-LE FLORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERS...BENTONVILLE...BERRYVILLE...
EUREKA SPRINGS...FAYETTEVILLE...SPRINGDALE...HUNTSVILLE...
VAN BUREN...OZARK...CHARLESTON...FORT SMITH...ANTLERS...CLAYTON...
HUGO...PAWHUSKA...BARTLESVILLE...NOWATA...VINITA...MIAMI...
PAWNEE...TULSA...CLAREMORE...PRYOR...JAY...BRISTOW...OKEMAH...
OKMULGEE...WAGONER...TAHLEQUAH...STILWELL...MUSKOGEE...EUFAULA...
SALLISAW...MCALESTER...STIGLER...WILBURTON...POTEAU
327 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ARKANSAS...BENTON...CARROLL...WASHINGTON...
  MADISON...CRAWFORD...FRANKLIN...AND SEBASTIAN COUNTIES. IN
  OKLAHOMA...PUSHMATAHA...CHOCTAW...OSAGE...WASHINGTON...
  NOWATA... CRAIG...OTTAWA...PAWNEE...TULSA...ROGERS...MAYES...
  DELAWARE... CREEK...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...WAGONER...CHEROKEE...
   ADAIR... MUSKOGEE...MCINTOSH...SEQUOYAH...PITTSBURG...
  HASKELL...LATIMER... AND LE FLORE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...NORTHWEST WINDS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH
  ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA...AND 30 TO 40 MPH ACROSS WESTERN
  ARKANSAS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON. WINDS
  WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH AFTER SUNSET.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. BE ALERT TO
  SUDDEN GUSTS OF WIND WHICH MAY CAUSE YOU TO LOSE CONTROL OF
  YOUR VEHICLE. ADDITIONALLY...THESE WINDS WILL ALLOW FOR THE
  RAPID SPREAD OF ANY WILDFIRES. QUICKLY REPORT SMOKE OR FIRE TO
  YOUR LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT.

* A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS OF 40 MPH OR HIGHER ARE
  EXPECTED.

&&

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