• Fire Weather Warning

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    FLZ045-046-150000- /O.NEW.KMLB.FW.A.0002.180314T1600Z-180315T0000Z/ /O.CON.KMLB.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180314T0000Z/ Orange-Seminole- 342 PM EDT Tue Mar 13 2018 ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR LONG DURATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY VEGETATION WITH HIGH ERC VALUES IN ORANGE AND SEMINOLE COUNTIES... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR LONG DURATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY VEGETATION WITH HIGH ERC VALUES IN ORANGE AND SEMINOLE COUNTIES... The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening. * AFFECTED AREA... Orange... Seminole. * WIND...Northwest 5 to 10 mph this afternoon and 10-13 mph Wednesday afternoon. * HUMIDITY...Min Humidity around 25 percent this afternoon and around 20 percent Wednesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...any fires that develop could spread quickly. 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. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings. && $$

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