Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
403 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...BREEZY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY...

.EAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 14 TO 18 MPH BY LATE THIS MORNING...
WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 25 MPH AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON. THESE
WINDS COMBINED WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 19 TO 22 PERCENT
WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS BETWEEN 11 AM AND 7
PM TODAY.

WIZ034-042>044-181715-
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JACKSON-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-
403 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL WISCONSIN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN WISCONSIN...JACKSON...MONROE...JUNEAU AND
  ADAMS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...11 AM TO 7 PM.

* WIND...EAST WINDS INCREASING TO 14 TO 18 MPH BY LATE THIS
  MORNING WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 25 MPH AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING INTO THE 19 TO 22 PERCENT RANGE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES OF 65 TO 68.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  AVOID ALL OUTDOOR BURNING TODAY.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

WETENKAMP



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