OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The National Weather Service is warning of a continued high fire danger across Oklahoma and into Arkansas, followed by a cold front that may bring freezing rain to eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas.
Warm temperatures in the 60s and 70s and southwesterly winds gusting up to 35 mph are forecast Saturday through Sunday afternoon, causing any fires that start to spread rapidly, but no burn bans had been issued as of Saturday afternoon.
The cold front is expected to move across the region Sunday night through Monday morning, dropping temperatures to near or just below freezing. Freezing rain and drizzle could follow the front, leaving bridges and overpasses slick.
The fire danger also extends into western Texas and the Texas Panhandle and into parts of southeastern Kansas and southwestern Missouri.
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