Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
112 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016


FLZ044>047-144-147-070000-
/O.NEW.KMLB.FW.W.0003.160506T1712Z-160507T0000Z/
NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
112 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR LONG
DURATION OF LOW RH WITH WIND FOR LAKE...SEMINOLE...ORANGE AND
BREVARD COUNTIES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA... LAKE COUNTY... ORANGE... SEMINOLE... BREVARD
  COUNTY.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...25 TO 30 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY NEW UNATTENDED FIRES WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY.

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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