Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1128 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

WIZ020-021-030-031-035>039-045-048-049-073-074-032200-
MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO COUNTY-MARATHON-SHAWANO-WOOD-PORTAGE-
WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-BROWN-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-
SOUTHERN MARINETTE COUNTY-SOUTHERN OCONTO COUNTY-
1128 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

A COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 25
TO 35 MPH...AND WARM TEMPERATURES...WILL RESULT IN ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON. WHEN THESE CONDITIONS EXIST...
FIRES CAN START EASILY AND SPREAD QUICKLY. THE ELEVATED FIRE
DANGER WILL BE SHORT-LIVED...AS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD THE REGION LATER THIS AFTERNOON...MAINLY
AFTER 4 PM.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION WITH SMOKING MATERIALS...AND
ENSURE THAT CAMPFIRES ARE COMPLETELY EXTINGUISHED. USE CAUTION
WITH ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES...CHAINSAWS OR OTHER MACHINERY THAT CAN
CAUSE A SPARK AND IGNITE A FIRE.

BE SURE TO CHECK WITH THE WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL
RESOURCES OR LOCAL OFFICIALS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY BURNING...AS
BURNING RESTRICTIONS ARE LIKELY IN PLACE IN MANY COUNTIES AND
COMMUNITIES.

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KIECKBUSCH



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