Escambia Inland Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:36 AM EDT Mar. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM EDT
this evening for the space and Treasure Coast counties of east
central Florida...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM EDT
this evening.

* Affected area... Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, and Martin

* Wind... north 10 to 15 mph.

* Humidity... falling to 25 to 30 percent for four hours or more.

* 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.