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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:26 AM CST on December 11, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on December 11, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening for breezy winds... low relative humidities... and low
fuel moisture levels for fire weather zones 003, 004, 005, 006,
007, 012, 013, 014, 015, 016, 021, 022, 023, 024, 025, 030, 031,
032, 033, 034, 037, 038, 039, 040, 041, 042, 043, 044, 045, 046,
047, 052, 053, 054, 055, 056, 057, 062, 063, 064, 065, 066, 067,
068, and 069...

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 10 am this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening.

* Affected area: fire weather zones 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 012,
013, 014, 015, 016, 021, 022, 023, 024, 025, 030, 031, 032,
033, 034, 037, 038, 039, 040, 041, 042, 043, 044, 045, 046, 047,
052, 053, 054, 055, 056, 057, 062, 063, 064, 065, 066, 067,
068, and 069.

* Wind: expect 20 foot winds to increase to over 15 mph by early
this afternoon... with some gusts over 20 mph possible.

* Humidity: expect humidity levels to drop below 25 by this
afternoon... with some areas in the higher terrain of the Ozark
and Ouachita Mountains seeing humidity levels possibly drop
below 15 percent.

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

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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