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UPDATE: Burn ban issued in Oklahoma City, red flag warning in effect Tuesday

Winds will gust up to 39 mph in central Oklahoma Tuesday, the National Weather Service reports. There is a high fire danger.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 14, 2014 at 9:57 am •  Published: January 14, 2014

9:40 a.m. Due to high winds, outdoor burning will not be permitted Tuesday in Oklahoma City, fire officials report. Check for weather updates.

6:20 a.m. A red flag warning is in effect for southwest Oklahoma Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service reports. High winds and warm temperatures will increase the risk for wildfires from noon to 6 p.m. across most of the state including central Oklahoma. Check for weather updates.

5 a.m. With winds gusting up to 39 mph Tuesday, Oklahoma will have an increased fire danger.

Temperatures in central Oklahoma will be near 53 degrees, the National Weather Service reports.

The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Tuesday: Partly sunny with a high near 53. Windy with a west wind 9 to 14 mph becoming north, northwest 23 to 28 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

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