FIRE DANGER STATEMENT - Sept. 28
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FIRE DANGER STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA

428 AM CDT WED SEP 28 2011

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER TODAY FOR EXTREME SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...

SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...AND EAST AND NORTHEAST

TEXAS...TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST OF A ROSSTON...TO MAGNOLIA

ARKANSAS...HAUGHTON...TO COUSHATTA AND MANSFIELD LOUISIANA...AND

MOUNT ENTERPRISE...AND ALTO TEXAS LINE...

THE COMBINATION OF DRY CONDITIONS FROM EXTENDED DROUGHT...HOT

TEMPERATURES FROM NEAR 90 TO THE MIDDLE 90S...AND LOWER RELATIVE

HUMIDITY LEVELS OF 25 TO 30 PERCENT WILL CREATE FAVORABLE

CONDITIONS FOR FIRES TO DEVELOP. ALSO...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS CAN

START FIRES DUE TO CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES. LIGHT AND

VARIABLE SURFACE AND LOW LEVEL WINDS WILL BE LESS FAVORABLE FOR

RAPID SPREAD OF FIRES.

EXTREME CARE IS URGED WHERE THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR GRASS FIRES

TO GET STARTED...THAT CAN SPREAD TO WOODED AREAS. DO NOT TOSS LIT

CIGARETTE BUTTS OUTSIDE AND USE CARE IF WELDING OR WORKING OUTDOORS

WHERE EQUIPMENT CAN PRODUCE SPARKS. REPORT FIRES TO THE NEAREST

FIRE DEPARTMENT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICES QUICKLY.

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