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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
503 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR LOW HUMIDITIES....STRONG WINDS
AND HIGH ERC VALUES...

.HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO BELOW 35 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON WITH
WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH. ERC VALUES IN THE WARNED AREA ARE FORECAST
TO BE AT OR ABOVE 27. DISPERSION VALUES ARE ALSO VERY HIGH TODAY.

FLZ043-052-057-239-242-248-249-020000-
/O.NEW.KTBW.FW.W.0008.141101T1700Z-141102T0000Z/
SUMTER-POLK-HIGHLANDS-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-INLAND HERNANDO-
INLAND PASCO-
503 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITIES...STRONG WINDS 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 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...SUMTER...POLK...HIGHLANDS...INLAND LEVY...
  INLAND CITRUS...INLAND HERNANDO...INLAND PASCO.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY.

* HUMIDITY...DROPPING TO BETWEEN 25 AND 34 PERCENT.

* ERC...FORECAST TO BE AROUND 27 OR 28.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN VERY FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR
THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRE ARE OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL OCCUR WITHIN
24 HOURS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
130 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-141-144-147-012200-
/O.NEW.KMLB.FW.W.0003.141101T1600Z-141101T2200Z/
INLAND VOLUSIA-NORTHERN LAKE-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-COASTAL VOLUSIA-SOUTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN BREVARD-
130 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING FOR MOST OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA DUE TO GUSTY WINDS AND
VERY LOW HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA... INLAND VOLUSIA... NORTHERN LAKE... ORANGE...
  SEMINOLE... SOUTHERN BREVARD... OSCEOLA... INDIAN RIVER...
  OKEECHOBEE... COASTAL VOLUSIA... SOUTHERN LAKE... NORTHERN
  BREVARD.

* WIND...STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL
  OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITY READINGS WILL STEADILY
  FALL...REACHING THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S FOR SEVERAL HOURS THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN VERY FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR
THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRE ARE OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL LIKELY OCCUR
WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

&&

$$

JP

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