Fire Weather Warning in effect for OKC This Afternoon (4-9-2014)


Red flag warning in effect until 7 PM for gusty winds and low humidity…

The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a red flag warning…which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* Wind…south to southwest at 20 to 25 mph… gusts 30 mph.

* Humidity…15 to 20 percent.

* Temperature…near 80.

* Impacts…any fires that develop will spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions…
Refrain from burning or activities which may lead to a fire. Such as operating heavy machinery over vegetation… throwing cigarettes out of your vehicle… or working with welding equipment outdoors.

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