Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
204 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

MNZ047-048-054>058-064>067-073>078-082>085-091>093-101915-
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-
LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-
FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
204 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
AS TEMPERATURES WARM THROUGH THE 70S...ALLOWING HUMIDITIES TO
FALL TO 25 PERCENT ON SOUTHWEST WINDS THAT WILL BE GUSTING TO
AROUND 35 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON
ACROSS PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST...AND SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AS HUMIDITIES FALL TO 25 PERCENT ON NORTHWEST WINDS
THAT WILL BE GUSTING TO AROUND 35 MPH.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT. THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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MNZ041>045-049>053-059>063-068>070-WIZ014>016-023>028-101915-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-
ISANTI-CHISAGO-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-CARVER-
SCOTT-DAKOTA-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-
CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
204 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE HEIGHTENED THIS AFTERNOON OVER
SNOW-FREE AREAS AS BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS CAUSE TEMPERATURES TO
MODERATE INTO THE 70S AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES TO DECREASE TO BELOW
30 PERCENT OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA INTO WESTERN WI.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT. THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL IS LOW.

MELTING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE RISING RIVER LEVELS OVER EASTERN
MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN...ALTHOUGH MOST WILL REMAIN BELOW
FLOOD STAGE THROUGH TUESDAY. ONE EXCEPTION MAY BE THE CHIPPEWA
RIVER AT DURAND WISCONSIN. IF AN INCH OR SO OF RAIN FALLS OVER THE
WEEKEND IN THIS BASIN...THIS RIVER WOULD RISE TO MINOR FLOOD STAGE
BY LATE MONDAY OR TUESDAY. ICE JAMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ON THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI AND RIVERS EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI...WHICH CAN CAUSE
RAPID RISES AT ANY TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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