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By: Skyepony, 3:54 AM GMT on May 04, 2006
Florida Fires Current Situation
roads are open
~ Could change at anytime, so check link below. Smoky roads are dangerous!. Closures are possible on I-95, SR 50, 520, 528, 192, 27, 44 between 6-9am.
Sunday's East Central fl weather~ high 84�, wind to 20 mph, humidity in the upper 80's, it's gonna rain~
Link to Melbourne Radar.
Monday's new fires
~County : OSCEOLA Location : SHADOW BAY BLVD  x[N THACKER AVE] [KISSIMMEE]
4 new fires burnt 1.4 acres, 171 uncontained fires are burning on 20450.5 acres at this time in FL.
Looking at the active fires map~ south fl is good. East & west central as well as the northeast part of the state have little change from the other day & could use some seriously soaking rains.
Sunday's new fires
~County : VOLUSIA Location : I-95 NB x[MM239.0] [OSTEEN]
~County : VOLUSIA Location : I-95 N x[SR-442] [EDGEWATER]
9 new fires for the day consumed 28.2 acres in the state. Best fireday in a while~ Thanks TS Alberto!
Saturday's new fires~
~County : BREVARD Location : I-95 NB x[MM232] [MIMS]
~County : OSCEOLA Location : US192 x[SR429] [KISSIMMEE] roads closed
~County : VOLUSIA Location : MAYTOWN RD  x[SB I-95 WOF] [OAK HILL] smoky
~Fl had 35 new fires on 147.7 acres. There is 198 active (not 100% contained) fires burning on 21963.7 acres.
Big fires update a great source to get info on any large burning or smoldering patch in the US
Heat (Florida Division of Forestry): 48,000 acres at 50 percent contained. This fire is 21 miles west of Tamarac and is burning in saw grass. A major power transmission line remains threatened. Active burning and moderate rates of spread were reported. Difficult terrain is hampering containment efforts.
NEW Tractor Pull (Florida Division of Forestry): 254 acres at unknown percent contained. This fire is seven miles northeast of Forahome and is burning in hardwood litter. The fire is burning in a swamp, making access difficult and hampering containment efforts.
Check for current central Florida road closures & fires here
Check for current roads closures & fires for the entire state of Fl here.
~link to the current Orlando Fire Complex & Brevard County Media Releases.
All the active fires in Florida~ wild or precribed, burning presently.
Florida Division of Forestry's Fire Management ~ interactive map~ click on ~ FMIS Mapping System.
Link for big active wildfire updates
Okaloosa County Emergency Management's updates
Volusia/Flagler Gov't fire info page
USFWS & Brevard County Emergency Management
National map of hazards & watches
Red Flag Warning
Fire Weather Watch
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Updated: 7:29 PM GMT on July 13, 2011