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…
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 The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.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
* HUMIDITY…15 to 20 percent
* TEMPERATURE…75 to 83 degrees
* IMPACTS…any fires that develop will spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning is not recommended.
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.