Red Flag Warning from 3/24/2017 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM CDT for Pottawatomie County.

Red Flag Warning from 3/24/2017 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM CDT for Pottawatomie County.


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URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Norman OK

351 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017
…Critical fire weather conditions expected today…
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RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT

THIS EVENING FOR WINDY CONDITIONS… WARM TEMPERATURES… AND LOW

RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR WESTERN NORTH TEXAS… AND MUCH OF SOUTHERN

AND PARTS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN OKLAHOMA…
The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Red Flag

Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 7 PM CDT

this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect. 
* WING… South to southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts over 45

mph.
* HUMIDITY…15 to 20 percent
* TEMPERATURE…75 to 83 degrees
* IMPACTS…any fires that develop will 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.