Fire Weather Warning

Last Updated: 19:39 PM. Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 EDT

Until 08:00 AM. Friday, Apr 21, 2017

FLZ052-248-255-220000- /O.NEW.KTBW.FW.W.0010.170421T1700Z-170422T0000Z/ Polk-Inland Hernando-Inland Manatee- 734 PM EDT Thu Apr 20 2017 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY FOR LONG DURATIONS OF LOW HUMIDITY... The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM EDT Friday. * AFFECTED AREA...Polk...Inland Hernando...Inland Manatee. * HUMIDITY...Relative humidity of 25 to 35 percent * ERC...37 to 40 * IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior. && $$

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