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WILD FIRE ARCHIVE - FALL 2011 > NOAA - WEATHER - RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR OUR AREA


13 Sep 2011

 

!!! - NOAA - WEATHER - RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR OUR AREA - !!!

NSW SHREVEPORT

834 AM CDT TUE SEP 13 2011

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ACROSS THE OKLAHOMA SOUTHEAST PROTECTION AREA...PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS DISTRICT TWO...PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS DISTRICT FOUR...PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA DISTRICT FOUR...THE TEXAS LINDEN ZONE...AND THE TEXAS HENDERSON ZONE.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.


* AFFECTED AREA...THE OKLAHOMA SOUTHEAST PROTECTION AREA...
PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS DISTRICT TWO...PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS
DISTRICT FOUR...PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA DISTRICT FOUR...THE
TEXAS LINDEN ZONE...AND THE TEXAS HENDERSON ZONE.

* WIND...GENERALLY SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY.


* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...NO THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...RAPIDLY SPREADING FIRES AND LONG RANGE SPOTTING CAN BE
EXPECTED. ALSO...GUSTY WINDS MAY CREATE CONTROL PROBLEMS ON
ONGOING AND NEW FIRES.


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 WILL

CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

SOURCE: http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Judson&state=TX&site=SHV&lat=32.5984&lon=-94.7649 

NWS-SHREVEPORT

 


 

 

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