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
544 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FOR SATURDAY DUE TO 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 red
flag conditions across Polk and Highlands counties.

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Polk-
544 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT SATURDAY FOR
LONG DURATIONS OF LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH ERC VALUES

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL has
issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM
EDT Saturday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.


* AFFECTED AREA...Polk County.

* WIND...West at 4 to 10 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...25 to 35 percent.

* ERC...41.

* 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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Highlands-
544 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM EDT SATURDAY FOR
LONG DURATIONS OF LOW HUMIDITY AND HIGH ERC VALUES...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL has
issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM
EDT Saturday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Highlands.

* WIND...West at 4 to 10 MPH

* HUMIDITY...25 to 35 percent

* ERC...37

* 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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