« View county listFire Weather Warning
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 The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.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.
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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.