Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WWUS83 KDLH 232042
RFWDLH

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
342 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...

CRITICAL TO NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE MID-
EVENING OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN. VERY DRY VEGETATION
AND FUEL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST...ALONG WITH GUSTY SOUTH-
SOUTHWEST WINDS. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL INCREASE THIS
EVENING AS TEMPERATURES COOL FROM DIURNAL MAXIMA. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND MOVE INTO NORTHWEST
WISCONSIN THIS EVENING...WITH POCKETS OF WETTING RAINS POSSIBLE
THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT.

WIZ003-004-009-240100-
/O.CON.KDLH.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160524T0100Z/
ASHLAND-IRON-PRICE-
342 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND VERY DRY CONDITIONS FOR IRON...ASHLAND AND
IRON COUNTIES...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN WISCONSIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 003...004
  AND 009.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 70S.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS DISCOURAGED.

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.

&&

$$

HUYCK


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