Oklahoma Weather Blog


High fire danger

by Bryan Painter Published: January 16, 2014

From the National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office:

There will be a high fire danger across all of Oklahoma and western north Texas this afternoon. The greatest concerns will be over the northern, western and central Oklahoma, where there will be a combination of strong northerly winds and low humidity. Everyone across the region should still refrain from all outdoor burning and other activities that could start wildfires.

by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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