Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
253 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING CONTINUES INTO THIS EVENING FOR UPPER
MICHIGAN...

.A COLD FRONT APPROACHING THE AREA THIS EVENING WILL CONTINUE VERY
WARM AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF UPPER MICHIGAN. THIS WILL
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER UPPER
MICHIGAN. THEREFORE A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT INTO THIS
EVENING. AVOID BURNING UNTIL A LATER DATE.

MIZ001>015-084-085-240000-
/O.CON.KMQT.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160524T0000Z/
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-LUCE-
CHIPPEWA-GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-DELTA-
SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-MACKINAC-SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
253 PM EDT MON MAY 23 2016 /153 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/
THIS EVENING FOR STRONGER WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR ALL
OF UPPER MICHIGAN...

* AFFECTED AREA...ALL FIRE WEATHER ZONES FOR UPPER MICHIGAN.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S...WARMEST WEST HALF.

* IMPACTS...BURN RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT. FOR MORE
  INFORMATION ON BURN RESTRICTIONS VISIT THE MICHIGAN DNR
  WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.MICHIGAN.GOV/BURNPERMIT OR BY CALLING
  866-922-2876.

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 AND
EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS WILDLAND FIRE
CONDITIONS. CAMPFIRES...OUTDOOR GRILLS...SMOKING MATERIALS...
CHAIN SAWS...AND ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES ALL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
THROW A SPARK AND IGNITE A DANGEROUS AND DESTRUCTIVE FIRE.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

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