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9:26 am
Sun April 17, 2011

Red Flag Fire Warning For Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING.

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
IN OKLAHOMA...
TULSA...CREEK...OKFUSKEE AND OKMULGEE.

SOUTH WINDS FROM 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 35 MPH WILL COMBINE
WITH RH VALUES IN THE 20 PERCENT RANGE IN AN AREA FROM TULSA SOUTH
TO OKEMAH AND POINTS WEST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. THESE
CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE POTENTIAL RAPID GROWTH AND SPREAD OF
WILDFIRES.