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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
233 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-071945-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE COUNTY-LINCOLN-
LANGLADE-MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO COUNTY-DOOR-MARATHON-SHAWANO-
WOOD-PORTAGE-WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-
CALUMET-MANITOWOC-SOUTHERN MARINETTE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN OCONTO COUNTY-
233 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...HOWEVER NONE OF THESE STORMS
ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME SEVERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

DESPITE COOLER CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY...A VERY DRY AIR MASS IS
EXPECTED TO SETTLE OVER THE REGION. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
COULD FALL INTO THE 20 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE AND RESULT IN ELEVATED
FIRE DANGER.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE EARLY NEXT WEEK. WHILE SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED...IT IS TOO EARLY TO RULE OUT
THE POTENTIAL ENTIRELY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
200 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

WIZ022-039-040-045-048>050-062200-
DOOR-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-MANITOWOC-
200 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...

ABNORMALLY WARM TEMPERATURES ARE OCCURRING IN THE AREA ON
SOUTHWEST WINDS...ALONG WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY. SOME LOCATIONS
HAVE SEEN THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY FALL BELOW 30 PERCENT ALREADY THIS
AFTERNOON. THE WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES HAS ALSO
DETERMINED FIRE DANGER TO BE HIGH AND THE AGENCY HAS RESPONDED TO
AT LEAST ONE WILDFIRE.

UNDER THESE CONDITIONS...WILDLAND FIRES CAN START EASILY AND
SPREAD QUICKLY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA LATE
TONIGHT...BRINGING COOLER TEMPERATURES...HIGHER RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND A CHANCE FOR RAIN.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO CHECK WITH THE WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF
NATURAL RESOURCES AND LOCAL OFFICIALS FOR BURNING
RESTRICTIONS...AS RESTRICTIONS ON OUTDOOR BURNING MAY BE IN PLACE.
IF YOUR PLANNED BURN IS ALLOWED...USE GREAT CAUTION AND ENSURE
YOUR FIRE IS COMPLETELY EXTINGUISHED AND COLD BEFORE LEAVING. DO
NOT PARK MOTORIZED VEHICLES OVER GRASSES OR OTHER VEGETATIVE
MATERIAL. ENSURE CHAINS USED IN TOWING OR TRANSPORTING ITEMS ARE
SECURE AND WILL NOT SCRAPE AGAINST THE ROAD. USE CAUTION WHEN
USING ANY EQUIPMENT OUTDOORS THAT CAN CAUSE SPARKS.

$$

LUCHS




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