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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:49 PM CST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am to 9 PM CST Thursday for
windy conditions... warm temperatures and low relative humidity
for western Oklahoma and western North Texas...

The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 10 am to 9 PM CST Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... late Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* Wind... west and southwest, 20 to 25 mph, with gusts to 40 mph.

* Humidity... 8 to 20 percent.

* Temperature... low 80s to 90.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged.

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.

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