NWS: West Oklahoma at Extreme Risk for Wildfires

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Western Oklahoma is under a red flag warning for an extreme risk of wildfires Monday.

The National Weather Service says western Oklahoma will see humidity levels at or below 20 percent, along with gusty winds and temperatures in the 60s or 70s Monday. The area covered by the red flag warning includes the Panhandle and many counties in the western part of the state.

Comanche County is under a fire weather watch Monday.

Five counties in Oklahoma currently have burn bans in place.

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