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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
1237 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-131045-
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-
1237 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...West Central Arkansas and far Southeast Oklahoma.
    ONSET...Ongoing...ending by sunset.

DISCUSSION...

Fire weather conditions are only marginally favorable for wildfire
spread this afternoon across West Central Arkansas and far Southeast
Oklahoma. The fire danger remains high due to the ongoing very dry
conditions across the region. Afternoon minimum relative humidity
values around 25 percent are forecast with northwest to westerly
winds of 5 to 15 mph. After sunset...fire weather conditions should
begin to improve as relative humidity values recover and winds go
light.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.
WEDNESDAY...High Fire Weather Potential.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...No Hazards.
SATURDAY...High Wind and Fire Weather Potential.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...

Limited fire danger will remain possible Wednesday ahead of another
dry frontal boundary forecast to move into the region Wednesday
afternoon and evening. Gusty southerly winds and warmer temperatures
return Saturday ahead of another frontal boundary looking to move
through the region Sunday. These conditions will again raise fire
weather concerns during the weekend. Overall dry conditions look to
continue through the weekend.

weather.gov/tulsa contains additional information.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
1203 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-131000-
Harper-Woods-Alfalfa-Grant-Kay-Ellis-Woodward-Major-Garfield-
Noble-Roger Mills-Dewey-Custer-Blaine-Kingfisher-Logan-Payne-
Beckham-Washita-Caddo-Canadian-Oklahoma-Lincoln-Grady-McClain-
Cleveland-Pottawatomie-Seminole-Hughes-Harmon-Greer-Kiowa-Jackson-
Tillman-Comanche-Stephens-Garvin-Murray-Pontotoc-Coal-Cotton-
Jefferson-Carter-Johnston-Atoka-Love-Marshall-Bryan-Hardeman-
Foard-Wilbarger-Wichita-Knox-Baylor-Archer-Clay-
1203 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern...
western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western
north Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

.Fire Weather...
Elevated wildfire potential will exist this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday...

.Fire Weather...
Wildfire potential is expected to be near critical on Wednesday and
critical on Saturday, primarily across western Oklahoma and
adjacent parts of northern Texas because of dry conditions and
very warm and windy weather.

Get graphics and more details at weather.gov/norman...and follow
our weather forecast office on Twitter and Facebook.

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