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FIRE WEATHER PRODUCT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
319 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

OKZ054>056-059>061-064>066-281800-
/O.NEW.KTSA.FW.W.0002.150128T1800Z-150129T0000Z/
OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-PAWNEE-TULSA-ROGERS-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-
OKMULGEE-
319 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
 * IN OKLAHOMA...PAWNEE...WASHINGTON...OSAGE...NOWATA...CREEK...
   OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...TULSA AND ROGERS.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH SOUTH-SOUTHWEST
   WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH TO PRODUCE FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT
   WILL SUPPORT AGGRESSIVE WILDFIRE BEHAVIOR.

 * RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AS LOW AS 20 TO 25 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

 * STRONG WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 31.0 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

IMPACTS...
 * ANY FIRES WILL QUICKLY SPREAD OUT OF CONTROL AND ENDANGER
   LIVES AND PROPERTY.

DEFINITION...
 * A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT A DANGEROUS COMBINATION OF
   WEATHER CONDITIONS AND DRY VEGETATION IS EXPECTED WITHIN 24
   HOURS...FAVORING RAPID GROWTH AND SPREAD OF ANY WILDFIRES.
   THE PRIMARY WEATHER FACTORS INCLUDE STRONGER WINDS...LOWER
   HUMIDITIES...AND WARMER TEMPERATURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 * DISPOSE OF CIGARETTES PROPERLY AND AVOID ACTIVITIES THAT
   COULD START FIRES.

 * STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR
   TELEVISION FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER
   EVENT. ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
   WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

&&

$$

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