Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Okeechobee (FLZ058) Florida Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Red Flag Warning Red Flag Warning - Okeechobee (Florida)


Updated:11/01/2014 1:30am
Effective:11/01/2014 1:30am
Expires:11/01/2014 6:00pm
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Coastal Volusia County; Indian River; Inland Volusia County; Northern Brevard County; Northern Lake County; Okeechobee; Orange; Osceola; Seminole; Southern Brevard County; Southern Lake County
 
Instructions: A red flag warning is issued when very favorable conditions for the spread of wildfire are occurring now...or will likely occur within the next 24 hours.

Message summary: ...red flag warning in effect from noon today to 6 pm edt this evening for most of east central florida due to gusty winds and very low humidity...
The national weather service in melbourne has issued a red flag warning...which is in effect from noon today to 6 pm edt this evening.
* affected area... Inland volusia... Northern lake... Orange...
Seminole... Southern brevard... Osceola... Indian river...
Okeechobee... Coastal volusia... Southern lake... Northern brevard.
* wind...strong west to northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph will occur this afternoon.
* humidity...afternoon humidity readings will steadily fall...reaching the mid 20s to lower 30s for several hours this afternoon.
* impacts...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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Lake Wind Advisory Lake Wind Advisory - Okeechobee (Florida)


Updated:10/31/2014 3:21pm
Effective:10/31/2014 3:21pm
Expires:11/01/2014 8:00pm
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Coastal Volusia County; Indian River; Inland Volusia County; Martin; Northern Brevard County; Northern Lake County; Okeechobee; Orange; Osceola; Seminole; Southern Brevard County; Southern Lake County; St. Lucie
 
Instructions: A lake wind advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.

Message summary: ...lake wind advisory in effect from 8 am to 8 pm edt saturday...
The national weather service in melbourne has issued a lake wind advisory...which is in effect from 8 am to 8 pm edt saturday.
* winds...gusty west to northwest winds 20 to 25 mph will kick in shortly after sunrise on saturday with occasional gusts to around 30 mph.
* impacts...gusty winds over open bodies of water will produce rough conditions for small vessels. Navigation will be hazardous over lakes and inland waterways.
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