Red Flag Warning
StatusNew Event Expired
Start TimeWed 03/14/2018 12:00 PM EDT
End TimeWed 03/14/2018 08:00 PM EDT
...A reinforcing cold front will pass southward across the area today with drier air and elevated northwest winds...
Full Alert Message
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Melbourne FL 327 AM EDT Wed Mar 14 2018 ...A reinforcing cold front will pass southward across the area today with drier air and elevated northwest winds... FLZ041-044-047-053-054-141-144-147-150000- /O.NEW.KMLB.FW.W.0005.180314T1600Z-180315T0000Z/ Inland Volusia County-Northern Lake County- Southern Brevard County-Osceola-Indian River- Coastal Volusia County-Southern Lake County- Northern Brevard County- 327 AM EDT Wed Mar 14 2018 ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR LONG DURATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...ELEVATED WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH APPROACHING DRY COLD FRONT AND DRY VEGETATION WITH HIGH ENERGY RELEASE COMPONENT VALUES ACROSS MUCH OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA... The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this evening. * AFFECTED AREA... Inland Volusia County... Northern Lake County... Southern Brevard County... Osceola... Indian River... Coastal Volusia County... Southern Lake County... Northern Brevard County. * WIND...Northwest winds approaching up to around 15 mph this afternoon. * HUMIDITY...Min Humidity 20 to 25 percent this afternoon just inland from the coast. * IMPACTS...any fires that develop could spread quickly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.s 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 dry vegetation can contribute to extreme fire behavior. &&