Southern Brevard County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:17 AM EDT Mar. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this
evening for low humidity and dry fuels...

The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this

* Affected area... southern Brevard County... Indian River...
northern Brevard County.

* Wind... northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

* Humidity... falling into the mid to upper 20s for 4 hours or

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread. 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 potentially dangerous fire spread.