Inland Nassau Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 5:31 PM EDT Mar. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM EDT this evening
for long durations of low humidities couple with high ercs.


* Affected area... Highlands... coastal Lee.

* Wind... north 7 to 11 mph.

* Humidity... 20 to 25 percent.

* Erc... 37 to 45.

* 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.

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.