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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
257 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR WAKULLA COUNTY IN THE FLORIDA BIG BEND
DUE TO LONG DURATIONS OF RELATIVE HUMIDITY BELOW 28 PERCENT AND
PREDICTED ERC VALUES OF 37 OR GREATER...

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR LEON
AND WAKULLA COUNTIES IN THE FLORIDA BIG BEND DUE TO LONG
DURATIONS LONG DURATIONS OF RELATIVE HUMIDITY BELOW 28 PERCENT AND
EXPECTED ERC VALUES OF 37 OR GREATER...

.A VERY DRY AIR MASS EXISTS ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AND WILL
PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY. LONG DURATIONS OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ARE EXPECTED. PREDICTED FUEL MOISTURE LEVELS ARE JUST HIGH ENOUGH
IN LEON AND WAKULLA COUNTIES TO REACH RED FLAG CRITERIA. THIS IS
NOT THE CASE IN OTHER COUNTIES WHERE THE WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

FLZ011-013-015-016-018-019-026-028-029-034-115-118-128-134-282000-
/O.CAN.KTAE.FW.A.0005.150329T1600Z-150329T2300Z/
JACKSON-CALHOUN-INLAND FRANKLIN-GADSDEN-INLAND JEFFERSON-MADISON-
LIBERTY-INLAND TAYLOR-LAFAYETTE-INLAND DIXIE-COASTAL FRANKLIN-
COASTAL JEFFERSON-COASTAL TAYLOR-COASTAL DIXIE-
257 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS CANCELLED THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

FUELS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE DRY ENOUGH TO SUPPORT RED FLAG
CRITERIA.

$$

FLZ027-127-291130-
/O.EXT.KTAE.FW.A.0005.150329T1700Z-150329T2200Z/
/O.CON.KTAE.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150328T2300Z/
INLAND WAKULLA-COASTAL WAKULLA-
257 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE CONTINUES THE RED
FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
EDT THIS EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH TODAY AND NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH
  ON SUNDAY.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM OF 24 PERCENT TODAY AND 25 PERCENT ON
  SUNDAY WELL INLAND.

* ERC...AROUND 37.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. THIS WILL ENHANCE FIRE
GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

FLZ017-291130-
/O.EXT.KTAE.FW.A.0005.150329T1700Z-150329T2200Z/
LEON-
257 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WIND...NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM OF 24 PERCENT.

* ERC...AROUND 37.

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.

&&

$$

18-WOOL


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