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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
854 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-051300-
/O.NEW.KMFL.FW.A.0001.160506T1200Z-160508T0000Z/
GLADES-HENDRY-INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-
INLAND COLLIER-INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI-DADE-
METRO MIAMI-DADE-MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI-DADE-
854 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES
063...066...067...068...069...070...071...072...073...074...075...
168...172...173 AND 174...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 063...066...067...068...
  069...070...071...072...073...074...075...168...172...173 AND
  174.

* WIND...WIND ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA WILL RANGE FROM 10 TO 15 MILES
  PER HOUR WITH GUSTS 15 TO 20 MILES PER HOUR POSSIBLE, WITH
  FRIDAY SEEING THE STRONGER WIND AND GUSTIER CONDITIONS.

* HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP IN THE LOW TO MID 30`S ON
  FRIDAY, AND IN THE MID 20`S TO AROUND 30 PERCENT ON SATURDAY.

* ENERGY RELEASE COMPONENT (ERC)...ERC IS NOT FORECAST FOR THOSE
  PERIODS AS OF YET, HOWEVER, FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE HAS REPORTED
  FUELS WILL LIKELY BECOME VOLATILE BY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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