Red Flag Warning issued December 11 at 3:16AM CST until December 11 at 6:00PM CST by NWS Tulsa
Adair; Cherokee; Craig; Creek; Delaware; Mayes; Ottawa; Rogers; Tulsa; Wagoner
...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON...
.WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AT SPEEDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTS IN
THE 20 TO 30 MPH RANGE ARE EXPECTED. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO A MORE
NORTHERLY DIRECTION DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING
AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA. THE FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL
ALSO KEEP WINDS GUSTY INTO THIS EVENING. THESE CONDITIONS
COMBINED WITH ONGOING DRY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE FIRE CONDITIONS
FAVORABLE FOR RAPID DEVELOPMENT AND THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR VERY DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS FOR NORTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND FAR NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 6 PM CST
* AFFECTED AREA...In Arkansas, Benton, Carroll, Washington, and
Madison counties. In Oklahoma, Craig, Ottawa, Tulsa, Rogers,
Mayes, Delaware, Creek, Wagoner, Cherokee, and Adair counties.
* WIND...West to northwest winds at 10 to 20 mph, gusting to 20
to 30 mph at times
* HUMIDITY...15 to 25 percent.
* TEMPERATURE...Mid to upper 60s.
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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