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Much of Oklahoma under wind advisories

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Much of Oklahoma is under wind advisories issued by the National Weather Service.

59 of Oklahoma's 77 counties are under such advisories on Monday morning. The Weather Service says there will be persistent wind speeds of 25 mph to 30 mph with gusts above 40 mph.

The gusty winds could blow around loose objects and could affect travel, especially in high-profile vehicles.

Cimarron, Texas and Beaver counties in the Oklahoma Panhandle also will be under a red flag fire warning from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. because of the strong winds, low humidity and dry conditions.

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