Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
1055 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH WILL BE IN EFFECT SATURDAY FOR LONG
DURATIONS OF LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH ERC VALUES...

.High pressure across the region will provide warm and dry
conditions which along with high high ERC values will support
a fire weather watch in Polk County during Saturday.

FLZ052-270900-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FW.A.0003.170527T1600Z-170527T2300Z/
Polk-
1055 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LONG DURATIONS OF LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH ERC
VALUES...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL has
issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Saturday
afternoon through Saturday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Polk.

* WIND...West at 3 to 8 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...22 percent.

* ERC...39.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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