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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
333 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING DUE TO A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

.A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CENTRAL MINNESOTA LATE
THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON DUE TO LOW HUMIDITY LEVELS AND
STRONG WINDS. THE WARNING IS IN EFFECT ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE
FROM MONTEVIDEO THROUGH MINNEAPOLIS. SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AHEAD OF
AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS OF 25 MPH WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON. HUMIDITY LEVELS
ARE FORECAST TO DROP TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 PERCENT AS TEMPERATURES
RISE INTO THE MID AND UPPER 80S. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH THIS
EVENING AS THE FRONT PASSES. A FEW SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING FRONT LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THE EVENING. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL FOLLOW THE PASSAGE OF THE FRONT.

MNZ041>045-047>053-055>063-061645-
/O.NEW.KMPX.FW.W.0004.160506T1600Z-160507T0000Z/
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-
WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
333 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR CENTRAL MN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
  MONTEVIDEO TO MINNEAPOLIS.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...BETWEEN 20 TO 25 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 80S.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
356 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS EXPECTED FRIDAY...

WIZ001-002-006>008-060500-
/O.NEW.KDLH.FW.W.0002.160506T1400Z-160507T0100Z/
DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-
356 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY FOR
VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS FOR PARTS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN WISCONSIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...
  006...007 AND 008.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MIDDLE 80S.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
356 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS EXPECTED FRIDAY...

MNZ010>012-018-019-025-026-033>038-060500-
/O.NEW.KDLH.FW.A.0001.160506T1400Z-160507T0100Z/
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-
356 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS FOR PARTS OF
NORTHERN MINNESOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

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

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 80S.

* 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.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
412 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MIZ002>005-009>012-084-070000-
ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-GOGEBIC-IRON-
DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONTONAGON...HOUGHTON...HANCOCK...
L`ANSE...GWINN...MARQUETTE...IRONWOOD...IRON RIVER...
IRON MOUNTAIN...MENOMINEE...KENTON...SIDNAW
412 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016 /312 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016/

...INCREASED WILDFIRE POTENTIAL TODAY...

AN UNSEASONABLY WARM AIR MASS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY...RESULTING IN TEMPERATURES WELL INTO THE 80S ACROSS INTERIOR
WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN THIS AFTERNOON. THESE TEMPERATURES COMBINED
WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING TO AROUND 20 PERCENT AND
SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 20 MPH WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
WILDFIRE POTENTIAL THIS AFTERNOON.

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

$$

KLUBER


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
355 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

LSZ162-240>251-263>267-071200-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-SAXON HARBOR WI TO BLACK RIVER MI-
BLACK RIVER TO ONTONAGON MI-
ONTONAGON TO UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-
UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO EAGLE RIVER MI-
EAGLE RIVER TO MANITOU ISLAND MI-
MANITOU ISLAND TO POINT ISABELLE MI-
POINT ISABELLE TO LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-
LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO HURON ISLANDS MI INCLUDING
KEWEENAW AND HURON BAYS-HURON ISLANDS TO MARQUETTE MI-
MARQUETTE TO MUNISING MI-MUNISING TO GRAND MARAIS MI-
GRAND MARAIS TO WHITEFISH POINT MI-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE
CANAL MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER INCLUDING ISLE
ROYALE NATIONAL PARK-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
LAKE SUPERIOR EAST OF A LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
355 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016 /255 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR...CENTRAL LAKE SUPERIOR AND WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF LAKE SUPERIOR LATE
THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE NEED FOR WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTS IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS
TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
355 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-071200-
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-LUCE-
GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-DELTA-SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
355 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016 /255 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN UPPER
MICHIGAN AND CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

TEMPERATURES RISING INTO THE 70S AND 80S...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
OF 10 TO 20 MPH AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN INCREASED WILDFIRE
POTENTIAL TODAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE WEST HALF OF UPPER MICHIGAN.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE NEED FOR WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTS IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS
TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
401 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-061315-
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-
401 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LOW HUMIDITY AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL BRING NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE NORTHLAND THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING
HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
FRIDAY. CHECK THE LATEST FIRE WEATHER FORECAST FOR ADDITIONAL
DETAILS.

A COLD FRONT WILL TRIGGER THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. THE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

LOW HUMIDITY AND BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN
NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR
TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
323 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-062030-
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-
323 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY OF HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

UNSEASONABLY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN INCREASED FIRE
DANGER ON FRIDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY NIGHT...BUT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
ARE NOT ANTICIPATED.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE EARLY NEXT WEEK. IT IS TOO EARLY TO
DETERMINE IF THE STORMS MIGHT BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
526 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

MNZ005-006-061030-
ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-
526 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY ACROSS THE
AREA DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS OF
10-20 MPH.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE LAKE OF THE
WOODS REGION EARLY THIS MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

KNUTSVIG

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
526 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

MNZ009-016-017-023-024-061030-
NORTH BELTRAMI-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-SOUTH CLEARWATER-
HUBBARD-
526 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY ACROSS THE
AREA DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS OF
10-20 MPH.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA EARLY
THIS MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA ON FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. CURRENTLY...SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
526 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

MNZ003-022-027>032-040-NDZ039-049-052-053-061030-
CLAY-MAHNOMEN-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-
EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
526 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY ACROSS THE
AREA DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS OF
10-20 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA ON FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. CURRENTLY...SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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