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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
311 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA THIS AFTERNOON...

.BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY DRY AIR IN PLACE OVER THE REGION
IS COMBINING TO YIELD CONDITIONS CONDUCIVE TO THE RAPID GROWTH AND
SPREAD OF WILDFIRES. CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE BY SUNSET.

OKZ054-059-064-065-110000-
/O.UPG.KTSA.FW.A.0003.000000T0000Z-160211T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KTSA.FW.W.0004.160210T2111Z-160211T0000Z/
OSAGE-PAWNEE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-
311 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR VERY
DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS WEST OF HIGHWAY 75...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* 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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
243 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

TXZ011>020-110000-
/O.CON.KAMA.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160211T0000Z/
OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-
DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
243 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...

* AFFECTED AREAS...IN TEXAS...OLDHAM...POTTER...CARSON...GRAY...
  WHEELER...DEAF SMITH...RANDALL...ARMSTRONG...DONLEY AND
  COLLINGSWORTH COUNTIES.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS. A COLD FR4ONT WILL SHIFT THE WINDS TO THE NORTH
  BY LATE THIS EVENING OR NEAR MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 10 AND 15
  PERCENT.

* TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
  UNTIL 6 PM THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD. AVOID
ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE OPEN FLAMES AND SPARKS.

&&

$$

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FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AMA (ALL LOWER CASE)

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
138 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016


KSZ064-077>080-110000-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.W.0001.160210T1938Z-160211T0000Z/
HODGEMAN-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
138 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR LOW
HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
064...077...078...079 AND 080...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 064...077...078...079 AND
  080.

* WIND...FREQUENT GUSTS OVER 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LESS THAN 15 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
1203 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

TXZ023>026-029>032-036>038-110100-
/O.CON.KLUB.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160211T0100Z/
SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-HALE-FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-CROSBY-
DICKENS-KING-
1203 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR THE FAR SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE...NORTHERN SOUTH PLAINS...
AND NORTHERN ROLLING PLAINS FOR 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR MORE...
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE
DANGER...

* WIND...WEST TO WEST SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH...DECREASING AFTER 7PM.

* HUMIDITY...11 TO 14 PERCENT

* FUELS...DRY AND CURED

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS DISCOURAGED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE IMMINENT OR ALREADY OCCURRING. A COMBINATION OF STRONG
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DRY FUELS...AND WARM TEMPERATURES
CAN CREATE RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
421 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY...

OKZ014>031-033>042-044>046-TXZ083>090-101830-
/O.UPG.KOUN.FW.A.0004.160210T1700Z-160211T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KOUN.FW.W.0005.160210T1700Z-160211T0100Z/
ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-BECKHAM-
WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-CLEVELAND-
POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-TILLMAN-COMANCHE-
STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COTTON-JEFFERSON-CARTER-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
421 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS... WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA...AND
WESTERN NORTH TEXAS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...11 AM TO 7 PM.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 20 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURE...65 TO 80 DEGREES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

CMS

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