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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
438 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-071100-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
438 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE COMBINATION OF VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY LEVELS
AND SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH...GUSTING AROUND 25 MPH...WILL
LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE DANGER ACROSS THE AREA TODAY.

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. THE MAIN THREAT
FROM THESE STORMS WILL BE LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THERE WILL BE A LINGERING CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY MORNING
MAINLY ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA INTO SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN. THE MAIN
THREAT FROM THE STORMS WILL BE LIGHTNING.

PERIODIC THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ARE GOING TO SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARS THESE
STORMS WILL REMAIN BELOW SEVERE LIMITS WITH LIGHTNING BEING THE
MAIN THREAT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$
DAS/RRS




Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
359 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-061700-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSAGE...CRESCO...DECORAH...WAUKON...
CHARLES CITY...NEW HAMPTON...OELWEIN...ELKADER...WABASHA...
DODGE CENTER...ROCHESTER...WINONA...AUSTIN...PRESTON...
CALEDONIA...MEDFORD...NEILLSVILLE...ALMA...ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA...TOMAH...MAUSTON...
FRIENDSHIP...VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...
PLATTEVILLE
359 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON...

SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH ARE
EXPECTED LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS
COMBINED WITH A VERY WARM AND DRY AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN AN
ELEVATED FIRE DANGER ACROSS THE AREA LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON. WHERE DEAD GRASS OR DEEP LEAF LITTER
REMAIN...FIRES COULD START EASILY AND SPREAD QUICKLY. OUTDOOR
BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

$$
RRS/DAS




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