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Slow Moving Cool Front, and Rain Chances Help with Fire Danger

Statewide Discussion: The slow-moving cold front will stall in southeastern Oklahoma holding some rain chances in place in the southeastern and east-central counties. Dry conditions are expected elsewhere across the state. OFS firefighters continue to work alongside fire departments patrolling for hotspots and increasing containment on recent significant fires with moderated fire danger over the …

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Gusty Winds equal Critical Fire Danger-Red Flag Warning in Effect in the Panhandle

Statewide Discussion: Temperature will again push to well-above normal Sunday afternoon accompanied by a dryline expanding into the Panhandle, northwestern and far western counties. Above-normal temperatures, low relative humidity and gusty winds will bring critical to near-critical fire weather into the area. While winds will be gusty across most of Oklahoma on Sunday, the critical …

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Offset fire environment conditions have resulted in below-normal activity across Oklahoma

Statewide Discussion: Offset fire environment conditions have resulted in below normal activity across Oklahoma. Recent wet weather has dampened activity across much of the state although the Panhandle and northwestern counties have not faired so well with persistently dry conditions where extreme and exceptional drought indices remain firmly entrenched. Although not fully aligned, elevated fire …

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