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High Springs Emergency Management
Thursday March 21st, 2019 :: 09:19 a.m. EDT

Alert

Red Flag Warning until 07:00PM

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 7 PM EDT this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 020, 021, 022, 023, 024, 025, 030, 031, 032, 035, 036, 037, 040, 124, and 125.

* WIND...West winds 15 mph occasional gusts to 20 mph.

* HUMIDITY...25 to 30 percent during the afternoon hours.

* ENERGY RELEASE COMPONENT (ERC)...28 to 32 units.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

* AFFECTED AREAS: UNION ... CLAY ... INLAND DUVAL ... COLUMBIA ... COASTAL DUVAL ... BRADFORD ... HAMILTON ... ALACHUA ... GILCHRIST ... INLAND NASSAU ... BAKER ... PUTNAM ... SUWANNEE ... COASTAL NASSAU ... MARION

Instructions:

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.

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Address/Location
High Springs Emergency Management
205 Northwest 1st Avenue
High Springs, FL 32643

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 386-454-2056

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Red Flag Warning

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