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

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

.A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN
MINNESOTA INTO PARTS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT WILL BE GUSTY TO 25
MPH. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST THROUGH
THE NORTHLAND THIS EVENING SWITCHING WINDS TO NORTHWEST BEHIND
THE FRONT. A COUPLE HOUR PERIOD OF EVEN STRONGER GUSTS WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS
HAVE FORMED ALONG THE FRONT...BUT WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL
IS UNLIKELY. BEHIND THE FRONT ON SATURDAY BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL DEVELOP ONCE AGAIN...WITH VERY DRY CONDITIONS. WITH FUELS
VERY DRY...HAVE ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SATURDAY.

WIZ001-002-006>008-070445-
/O.NEW.KDLH.FW.A.0002.160507T1600Z-160508T0000Z/
/O.CON.KDLH.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160507T0000Z/
DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-
342 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

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

* WINDS...THIS EVENING WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
  SATURDAY...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 22 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT EARLY THIS EVENING.
  SATURDAY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 60S.

* 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.

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

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
306 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...BRISK NORTH WINDS TO ARRIVE SATURDAY MORNING...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN TONIGHT
BRINGING BRISK NORTH WINDS TO THE NEARSHORE WATERS. WINDS SHOULD
BEGIN TO PICK UP IN THE MORNING HOURS ON SATURDAY AND PERSIST
INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING LATER IN THE DAY. THE
NORTHERLY FETCH WILL ALLOW FOR ELEVATED WAVE ACTION AS WELL.

LMZ643>646-070415-
/O.NEW.KMKX.SC.Y.0047.160507T1100Z-160507T1800Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
306 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 1 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 1 PM CDT
SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING BY
  THE LATE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
BSH

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-062245-
/O.NEW.KAPX.SC.Y.0048.160507T1100Z-160508T0300Z/
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 11 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 11 PM EDT SATURDAY.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$


WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD


Fire Weather Watch


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

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

.A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN
MINNESOTA INTO PARTS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT WILL BE GUSTY TO 25
MPH. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST THROUGH
THE NORTHLAND THIS EVENING SWITCHING WINDS TO NORTHWEST BEHIND
THE FRONT. A COUPLE HOUR PERIOD OF EVEN STRONGER GUSTS WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS
HAVE FORMED ALONG THE FRONT...BUT WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL
IS UNLIKELY. BEHIND THE FRONT ON SATURDAY BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL DEVELOP ONCE AGAIN...WITH VERY DRY CONDITIONS. WITH FUELS
VERY DRY...HAVE ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SATURDAY.

WIZ001-002-006>008-070445-
/O.NEW.KDLH.FW.A.0002.160507T1600Z-160508T0000Z/
/O.CON.KDLH.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160507T0000Z/
DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-
342 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

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

* WINDS...THIS EVENING WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
  SATURDAY...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 22 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT EARLY THIS EVENING.
  SATURDAY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 60S.

* 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.

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 GREEN BAY WI
445 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

WIZ005-010>013-018>021-030-031-035>038-073-074-070100-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE COUNTY-LINCOLN-
LANGLADE-MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO COUNTY-MARATHON-SHAWANO-WOOD-
PORTAGE-WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-SOUTHERN MARINETTE COUNTY-
SOUTHERN OCONTO COUNTY-
445 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY
EVENING...

ABNORMALLY WARM TEMPERATURES HAVE COMBINED WITH VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 20 TO 25 MPH TO PRODUCE
NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LATE THIS AFTERNOON. IN
PARTS OF NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN...RELATIVE HUMIDITY HAS FALLEN TO
AROUND 10 PERCENT. THE WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
HAS DETERMINED FIRE DANGER TO BE VERY HIGH. THE ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.
UNDER THESE CONDITIONS...WILDLAND FIRES CAN START EASILY AND
SPREAD QUICKLY.

BURNING BANS ARE IN EFFECT ACROSS THE REGION...SO RESIDENTS SHOULD
NOT ATTEMPT ANY BURNING. RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION WITH
SMOKING MATERIALS...AND ENSURE THAT CAMPFIRES ARE COMPLETELY
EXTINGUISHED. DO NOT PARK ANY MOTORIZED VEHICLE OVER GRASSES OR
OTHER VEGETATIVE MATERIAL. ENSURE CHAINS USED IN TOWING OR
TRANSPORTING ITEMS ARE SECURE AND WILL NOT SCRAPE AGAINST THE
ROAD. USE GREAT CAUTION WHEN USING ANY OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT THAT CAN
CAUSE SPARKS.

A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA DURING THE MID TO LATE
EVENING...BRINGING COOLER TEMPERATURES...HIGHER RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND A SMALL CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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

WIZ022-039-040-045-048>050-070100-
DOOR-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-MANITOWOC-
445 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO THE
EARLY EVENING...

ABNORMALLY WARM TEMPERATURES ARE OCCURRING IN THE AREA...ALONG
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY. SOME LOCATIONS HAVE SEEN THE RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FALL INTO THE 15 TO 25 PERCENT RANGE. THE WISCONSIN
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES HAS DETERMINED FIRE DANGER TO BE
HIGH. UNDER THESE CONDITIONS...WILDLAND FIRES CAN START EASILY
AND SPREAD QUICKLY.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION WITH SMOKING MATERIALS...AND
ENSURE THAT CAMPFIRES ARE COMPLETELY EXTINGUISHED. DO NOT PARK ANY
MOTORIZED VEHICLE OVER GRASSES OR OTHER VEGETATIVE MATERIAL.
ENSURE CHAINS USED IN TOWING OR TRANSPORTING ITEMS ARE SECURE AND
WILL NOT SCRAPE AGAINST THE ROAD. USE GREAT CAUTION WHEN USING ANY
EQUIPMENT OUTDOORS THAT CAN CAUSE SPARKS.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO CHECK WITH THE WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF
NATURAL RESOURCES OR LOCAL OFFICIALS BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO BURN
YARD WASTE...AS RESTRICTIONS ON OUTDOOR BURNING MAY BE IN PLACE.

A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA TOWARD MIDNIGHT...
BRINGING COOLER TEMPERATURES...HIGHER RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A
SMALL CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$
KIECKBUSCH

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1236 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-070000-
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
1236 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...

DRY CONDITIONS AND GUSTY WINDS...COUPLED WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES IN
THE MID TO UPPER 80S...WILL RESULT IN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THROUGH
THE DAYTIME HOURS.

WHERE DEAD GRASS OR LEAF LITTER REMAIN...FIRES COULD START EASILY
AND SPREAD QUICKLY. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1134 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-070000-
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-LUCE-
GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-DELTA-SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...ONTONAGON...HOUGHTON...
HANCOCK...L`ANSE...GWINN...MARQUETTE...GRAND MARAIS...MUNISING...
NEWBERRY...IRONWOOD...IRON RIVER...IRON MOUNTAIN...MENOMINEE...
ESCANABA...GLADSTONE...MANISTIQUE...KENTON...SIDNAW...SENEY
1134 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016 /1034 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016/

...ELEVATED WILDFIRE POTENTIAL OVER MUCH OF UPPER MICHIGAN TODAY...

WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...VERY DRY AIR...GUSTY WINDS...AND
A LACK OF RECENT SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED
WILDFIRE POTENTIAL OVER MUCH OF UPPER MICHIGAN TODAY. DO NOT BURN
TODAY. IMMEDIATELY REPORT ANY FIRES TO LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES BY
CALLING 911.

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

$$

TITUS

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.

$$


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.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
328 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

LMZ643>646-072030-
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
328 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH
THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. NORTHERLY WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO
REACH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS SATURDAY MORNING.

LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN APPROACH THE REGION NEXT WEEK WITH
ADDITIONAL CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

$$

REM
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
328 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-072030-
MARQUETTE-GREEN LAKE-FOND DU LAC-SHEBOYGAN-SAUK-COLUMBIA-DODGE-
WASHINGTON-OZAUKEE-IOWA-DANE-JEFFERSON-WAUKESHA-MILWAUKEE-
LAFAYETTE-GREEN-ROCK-WALWORTH-RACINE-KENOSHA-
328 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN...SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT. NO SEVERE
WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY MORNING. LOW PRESSURE
WILL THEN APPROACH THE REGION NEXT WEEK WITH ADDITIONAL CHANCES OF
THUNDERSTORMS FOR MAINLY MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
321 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-071200-
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-
321 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT

HIGH FIRE DANGER CONTINUES THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS THANKS
TO DRY CONDITIONS...LOW HUMIDITY...WARM TEMPERATURES...AND GUSTY
WINDS.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING. WHILE RAINFALL
WILL BE MINIMAL...ENHANCED WIND GUSTS AROUND ANY SHOWER OR
THUNDERSTORM CAN BE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ELEVATED FIRE DANGER CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. NO SEVERE WEATHER
IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

RIECK

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
318 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-072030-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
318 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE ENTIRE LAKE SATURDAY
MORNING. THERE ARE PERIODIC CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER MAINLY
THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE LAKE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

&&

$$

KMD

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
412 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

LMZ221-248-250-071100-
GREEN BAY NORTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK ISLAND
PASSAGE-SEUL CHOIX POINT TO POINT DETOUR MI-
5NM EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRPORT MI TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE-
412 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP BY LATE EVENING AND THEN END
TOWARD DAWN.

.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.

$$

KC

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
412 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-071100-
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-LUCE-
GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-DELTA-SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
412 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016 /312 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE WILL BE SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT THAT WILL END OVER THE
WEST HALF LATE.

.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 GAYLORD MI
345 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-071945-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-CHIPPEWA-
MACKINAC-EMMET-CHEBOYGAN-PRESQUE ISLE-CHARLEVOIX-LEELANAU-ANTRIM-
OTSEGO-MONTMORENCY-ALPENA-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-KALKASKA-CRAWFORD-
OSCODA-ALCONA-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-MISSAUKEE-ROSCOMMON-OGEMAW-IOSCO-
GLADWIN-ARENAC-
345 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...
EASTERN UPPER MICHIGAN...AND ADJACENT NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN...LAKE HURON AND LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...REST OF THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

A COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND
OCCASIONALLY BREEZY WINDS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE DANGER ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE AREA THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY MORNING...BUT SEVERE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

THE FIRE DANGER WILL BE ELEVATED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY DUE TO LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

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

LMZ521-522-541>543-071945-
THE BAY OF GREEN BAY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK
ISLAND PASSAGE-LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WASHINGTON ISLAND TO SHEBOYGAN-
233 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST LAKE
MICHIGAN AND THE WATERS OF GREEN BAY.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...BUT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE
NOT ANTICIPATED. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO VEER TO THE NORTH AND
INCREASE BEHIND THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. WINDS AND WAVES MAY
APPROACH SMALL CRAFT CRITERIA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

KALLAS/LUCHS

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.

$$

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.

$$

BORGHOFF

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