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May 2006.  Fire season is now upon us.

Recent brush fires in southern and central Florida remind us that our usually-predictable subtropical climate thrives on a steady amount of rainfall and humidity. When those conditions aren't present, wildfires can occur.

The National Weather Service cautions that ideal conditions for wildfires are a combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures.

Get the facts about wildfires, heat and drought to be prepared.

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