Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
301 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM THIS EVENING FOR NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WISCONSIN DUE TO WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES...

.THE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS NORTH-CENTRAL AND
FAR NORTHEAST WISCONSIN WILL CONTINUE TO IMPROVE THROUGH OUT
THE EVENING AS TEMPERATURES FALL BACK INTO THE 70S...WINDS
DIMINISH TO AROUND 10 MPH AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY READINGS
RISING ABOVE 50 PERCENT.

WIZ005-010>013-018>021-073-074-240100-
/O.CON.KGRB.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160524T0100Z/
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE COUNTY-LINCOLN-
LANGLADE-MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO COUNTY-
SOUTHERN MARINETTE COUNTY-SOUTHERN OCONTO COUNTY-
301 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTH-CENTRAL AND FAR
NORTHEAST WISCONSIN...

* THE AFFECTED COUNTIES ARE...VILAS...ONEIDA...FOREST...
  FLORENCE...NORTHERN MARINETTE COUNTY...LINCOLN...LANGLADE...
  MENOMINEE...NORTHERN OCONTO COUNTY...SOUTHERN MARINETTE COUNTY
  AND SOUTHERN OCONTO COUNTY.

* SOUTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH WILL RAPIDLY
  DIMINISH AROUND SUNSET. WINDS BY MID EVENING WILL BE AROUND 10
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY READINGS OF 20 TO 30 PERCENT WILL QUICKLY
  RISE ABOVE 50 PERCENT THIS EVENING.

* AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 80S WILL FALL
  BACK INTO THE 60S BY LATE EVENING.

* IMPACTS...BURNING RESTRICTIONS ARE LIKELY IN EFFECT. FOR MORE
  INFORMATION ON BURNING RESTRICTIONS...VISIT THE WISCONSIN DNR
  WEBSITE AT DNR.WI.GOV/TOPIC/FORESTFIRE/RESTRICTIONS.HTML AND
  CLICK ON THE APPROPRIATE COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR ARE IMMINENT. A
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WARM
TEMPERATURES AND EXCEPTIONALLY DRY FUELS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS
WILDLAND FIRE CONDITIONS. PERSONS ARE URGED TO BE CAREFUL WITH
ANY ACTIVITIES THAT COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO A WILDLAND FIRE.
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.

&&

$$

ECKBERG



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