Red Flag Warning Issued For Most Of Oklahoma


Friday, February 21st 2014, 7:43 am
By: News On 6


The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for northeast Oklahoma from noon to 6 p.m. Friday.

The NWS says winds will blow out of the southwest at around 20 mph with gusts near 30 mph creating a very high to extreme risk for wildfires.

In northeast Oklahoma, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Mayes, Nowata, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Rogers. Tulsa and Washington counties are included in the Red Fire Warning.

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News On 6 meteorologist Alan Crone says the strong winds combined with very low humidity levels and dry vegetation raises the fire danger across the region.

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