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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1259 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-271100-
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-
1259 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

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...NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.
ONSET...ONGOING.

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

DISCUSSION...
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT IN
ELEVATED FIRE SPREAD POTENTIAL ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHEST SPREAD POTENTIAL WILL BE IN AREAS ALONG
AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 44...WHERE GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH WILL BE
COMMON.

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

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

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
WINDS WILL RETURN TO THE SOUTH ON THURSDAY...AND WILL LEAD TO A
WARMING TREND STARTING FRIDAY. FIRE DANGER WILL INCREASE ACROSS
MUCH OF THE AREA BY FRIDAY...AND ESPECIALLY SATURDAY AS STRONG
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS COMBINE WITH EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES.
ANOTHER DRY FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON SUNDAY. WHILE WIND
SPEEDS WILL LIKELY RELAX SOME...FIRE DANGER WILL CONTINUE AS ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF THE BOUNDARY.

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