Critical Fire Weather Conditions Expected Wednesday RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR PARTS OF WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, DRY FUELS, AND BREEZY CONDITIONS The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Red Flag Warning for Critical fire weather conditions, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM CST this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
- Timing: 12 pm to 8 pm.
- Winds: West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
- Relative Humidity: As low as 15 percent.
- Temperatures: 70 to 80 degrees.
Any fires that develop could 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 will contribute to extreme fire behavior.
Issued By: NWS Norman-Oklahoma City