Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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WILDFIRE POTENTIAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
559 AM EDT WED APR 15 2015

...ELEVATED WILDFIRE POTENTIAL OVER THE WEST HALF OF UPPER
MICHIGAN TODAY...

TODAY WILL BE THE THIRD STRAIGHT DAY OF VERY DRY CONDITIONS OVER
UPPER MICHIGAN AND WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED WILDFIRE POTENTIAL...
ESPECIALLY OVER THE WESTERN HALF OF UPPER MICHIGAN. A VERY DRY
AIRMASS IN PLACE TODAY WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES WELL INTO
THE 60S TO DRIVE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES DOWN TO 10 TO 15
PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. THESE VERY DRY CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH
SOUTH WINDS GUSTING NEAR 20 MPH WILL CREATE ELEVATED WILDFIRE
POTENTIAL OVER MUCH OF THE WEST HALF OF UPPER MICHIGAN THIS
AFTERNOON.

BURN RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF UPPER MICHIGAN.  FOR
COMPLETE DETAILS...VISIT WWW.DNR.STATE.MI.US/BURNPERMITS...ALL LOWER
CASE...OR BY CALLING 866-922-2876.

$$

VOSS



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