Drought Information Statement
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1108 AM CDT THU APR 30 2015

...DROUGHT CONTINUES ACROSS NORTH-CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WISCONSIN...

.SYNOPSIS...
THE DROUGHT CONTINUES ACROSS NORTH-CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WISCONSIN
DUE TO MILD AND DRY CONDITIONS DURING THE PAST WEEK. THE MILD AND
DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THE NEXT CHANCE
FOR ANY SIGNIFICANT RAIN WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY.

DROUGHT LEVELS ACROSS NORTH-CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WISCONSIN BASED
ON THE APRIL 28TH DROUGHT MONITOR.

D0 -- ABNORMALLY DRY OR RECOVERING FROM DROUGHT
D1 -- MODERATE DROUGHT
D2 -- SEVERE DROUGHT
D3 -- EXTREME DROUGHT
D4 -- EXCEPTIONAL DROUGHT

THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES ARE UNDER (D1) ABNORMALLY DRY CONDITIONS:

BROWN
CALUMET
KEWAUNEE
LANGLADE
LINCOLN
MANITOWOC
MARATHON - NORTHEAST TWO THIRDS
MENOMINEE
OCONTO - SOUTHWEST HALF
ONEIDA - WESTERN THIRD
OUTAGAMIE
PORTAGE
SHAWANO
VILAS - WESTERN THIRD
WAUPACA
WAUSHARA - NORTHEAST TWO THIRDS
WINNEBAGO
WOOD - FAR EAST

THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES ARE UNDER (D0) ABNORMALLY DRY CONDITIONS:

DOOR
FLORENCE
FOREST
MARATHON - SOUTHWEST THIRD
MARINETTE
OCONTO - NORTHEAST HALF
ONEIDA - EASTERN TWO THIRDS
VILAS - EASTERN TWO THIRDS
WAUSHARA - SOUTHWEST THIRD
WOOD - ALL EXCEPT FAR EAST

.RIVER LEVELS...
RIVER LEVELS ARE CONTINUING TO RUN BELOW NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF
YEAR.

.WATER QUALITY...
WHEN WATER LEVELS BECOME LOW...NAVIGATION ON CERTAIN PORTIONS OF
RIVERS ARE AFFECTED. ROCKS AND OTHER STRUCTURES NORMALLY WELL
SUBMERGED MAY BE EXPOSED OR MAY LIE JUST UNDER THE WATER SURFACE
CREATING DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR BOATERS. FISHING OF SOME STREAMS
MAY BE IMPACTED DUE TO LOW WATER AND WARM WATER TEMPERATURES.

.FIRE WEATHER...
THE FIRE DANGER IS IN THE HIGH TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY AS OF
THURSDAY MORNING (APRIL 30TH).

.FORECAST...
THE NEXT CHANCE FOR SIGNIFICANT RAIN WILL BE SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO
MONDAY. IT IS UNCERTAIN IF THE RAIN WILL HAVE A BIG IMPACT ON THE
CURRENT DROUGHT CONDITIONS.

.ACKNOWLEDGMENTS...THE DROUGHT MONITOR IS A MULTI-AGENCY EFFORT
INVOLVING NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND THE NATIONAL
CLIMATIC DATA CENTER...THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTURE...STATE AND REGIONAL CLIMATE CENTER CLIMATOLOGISTS...
AND THE NATIONAL DROUGHT MITIGATION CENTER.

INFORMATION FOR THIS DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT HAS BEEN
GATHERED FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN
WISCONSIN... NATIONAL DROUGHT MITIGATION CENTER...WILD LAND FIRE
ASSESSMENT SYSTEM...NOAA CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER...MIDWEST
REGIONAL CLIMATE CENTER...HIGH PLAINS REGIONAL CLIMATE CENTER...
UNTIED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY...UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF
ENGINEERS...WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES...AND THE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL
STATISTICS SERVICE WISCONSIN.

RELATED WEBSITES...THE FOLLOWING WEB SITES WERE REFERENCED TO
ACCESS INFORMATION FOR THIS DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT.

LOCAL WEATHER...
CLIMATE AND WATER INFORMATION-
    HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=GRB
UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY-
    HTTP://WATER.USGS.GOV
MIDWEST REGIONAL CLIMATE CENTER-
    HTTP://MRCC.SWS.UIUC.EDU
U.S. DROUGHT MONITOR-
    HTTP://WWW.DROUGHTMONITOR.UNL.EDU/
WILD LAND FIRE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM-
    HTTP://WWW.WFAS.NET
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES-
 HTTP://DNR.WI.GOV

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