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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1223 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MNZ054-064>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-071730-
LAC QUI PARLE-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-
DAKOTA-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-
BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-
RUSK-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
1223 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG A COLD FRONT. THESE STORMS MAY BRING GUSTY WINDS.

THE COMBINATION OF STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY
VALUES AND TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S WILL LEAD
TO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ARE IN THE FORECAST FROM MONDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

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BORGHOFF



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
345 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MNZ054-064>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-070000-
LAC QUI PARLE-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-
DAKOTA-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-
BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-
RUSK-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MADISON...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...
HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST PETER...LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...
RED WING...ST JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...
BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA...OSCEOLA...RICE LAKE...LADYSMITH...
HUDSON...RIVER FALLS...PRESCOTT...MENOMONIE...DURAND...
CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE
345 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

BREEZY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH WARM TEMPERATURES AND
VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER ACROSS
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON
WHEN THE WIND WILL BE STRONGEST AND THE AIR WILL BE DRIEST.

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