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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
708 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS EVENING AND AGAIN
SATURDAY...

.A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN
MINNESOTA INTO PARTS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN ON SATURDAY. BREEZY
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ONCE AGAIN...WITH VERY DRY
CONDITIONS.

MNZ010>012-018-019-025-026-033>038-070815-
/O.EXP.KDLH.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160507T0000Z/
/O.CON.KDLH.FW.A.0002.160507T1600Z-160508T0000Z/
KOOCHICHING-NORTH ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTH ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-NORTH CASS-SOUTH ITASCA-SOUTH CASS-
CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTH AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTH ST. LOUIS-
PINE-
708 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...
...RED FLAG WARNING HAS EXPIRED FOR FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY
WINDS...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 010...011...
  012...018...019...025...026...033...034...035...036...037 AND
  038.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 50S.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
413 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-071315-
KOOCHICHING-NORTH ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTH ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/NORTH SHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/NORTH SHORE-NORTH CASS-SOUTH ITASCA-SOUTH CASS-
CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTH AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTH ST. LOUIS-
PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
413 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT AREAS GENERALLY
ALONG AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 2 EARLY THIS EVENING. GUSTY WINDS TO
45 MPH AND SMALL HAIL ARE POSSIBLE...BUT THE STORMS ARE NOT
EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

LOW HUMIDITY...GUSTY WINDS AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MOST OF THE NORTHLAND INTO
THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

IT WILL BE COOLER ON SATURDAY...BUT BREEZY CONDITIONS WITH LOW
HUMIDITY WILL AGAIN CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR
MUCH OF THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED EARLY THIS EVENING AS THUNDERSTORMS
MOVE ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND NORTHEAST MINNESOTA.

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