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Very High Wildfire Danger

by Bryan Painter Published: May 5, 2014
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From the National Weather Service, Norman:

“Warm/hot and very dry weather will continue through midweek.

“South to southwest winds will persist, maintaining a highly elevated risk of wildfires, especially across the western 1/3 of Oklahoma and much of western north Texas.

“Do not plan any outdoor burning or other fire- starting activities early this week!”


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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