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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
550 AM CST WED NOV 19 2014

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON FOR SOUTH CENTRAL AND MUCH OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA DUE TO
A LONG DURATION OF CRITICALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...

.CRITICALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL IMPACT MOST OF
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA FOR SEVERAL HOURS THIS AFTERNOON.
WHILE CRITICALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL KEEP FIRE DANGER HIGH
OVER THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE...ERC VALUES DO NOT LOOK TO MEET
THE NECESSARY CRITERIA FOR A RED FLAG WARNING THERE.

FLZ001-003-005-191300-
/O.CAN.KMOB.FW.A.0010.141119T1700Z-141119T2300Z/
INLAND ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-
550 AM CST WED NOV 19 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR INLAND PORTIONS OF THE
NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

WHILE CRITICALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL IMPACT INLAND PORTIONS OF
THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE...ERC VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
BELOW RED FLAG WARNING CRITERIA. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH THAT WAS IN
EFFECT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

ALZ051>062-192300-
/O.UPG.KMOB.FW.A.0010.141119T1700Z-141119T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KMOB.FW.W.0023.141119T1800Z-141119T2300Z/
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-
550 AM CST WED NOV 19 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON FOR SOUTH CENTRAL AND MUCH OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA DUE TO
A LONG DURATION OF CRITICALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY: DROPPING TO AROUND 20 PERCENT FOR 4 TO 5 HOURS
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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 LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$








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