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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA
10 AM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY...

.STRONG WESTERLY WINDS FROM 15 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY
ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS LOW AS 15 TO 20 PERCENT. THE STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE THE THREAT FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY FOR STRONG WESTERLY
WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS LOW AS 15
PERCENT. THE RED FLAG WARNING IS FOR AREAS SOUTH AND WEST OF A
LINE FROM MORRIS TO SAINT CLOUD TO GLENCOE TO MANKATO TO WELLS.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY FOR THE POTENTIAL
FOR WESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS
LOW AS 15 TO 20 PERCENT. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS FOR AREAS JUST
TO THE EAST OF THE RED FLAG WARNING OVER TO THE WISCONSIN STATE
LINE.

MNZ064-073>075-082-083-091-092-020800-
/O.EXP.KMPX.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150402T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.W.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
YELLOW MEDICINE-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-MARTIN-
FARIBAULT-
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT
THURSDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
064...073... 074...075...082...083...091 AND 092...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
064...073...074...075... 082...083...091 AND 092...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 064...073...074...075...
  082...083...091 AND 092.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
  THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...HUMIDITY FALLING TO AROUND 15 PERCENT THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA
10 AM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY...

.STRONG WESTERLY WINDS FROM 15 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY
ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS LOW AS 15 TO 20 PERCENT. THE STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE THE THREAT FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY FOR STRONG WESTERLY
WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS LOW AS 15
PERCENT. THE RED FLAG WARNING IS FOR AREAS SOUTH AND WEST OF A
LINE FROM MORRIS TO SAINT CLOUD TO GLENCOE TO MANKATO TO WELLS.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY FOR THE POTENTIAL
FOR WESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS
LOW AS 15 TO 20 PERCENT. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS FOR AREAS JUST
TO THE EAST OF THE RED FLAG WARNING OVER TO THE WISCONSIN STATE
LINE.

MNZ047>049-054>058-065>067-020800-
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.W.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-
MEEKER-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT
THURSDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
047...048... 049...054...055...056...057...058...065...066 AND
067...

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
  THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO AROUND 15 PERCENT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
412 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA TODAY...

.SUSTAINED SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO
45 MPH...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. A WIND ADVISORY IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN. THE ADVISORY INCLUDES
AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM APPLETON TO NEW LONDON TO ELK
RIVER TO FOREST LAKE IN MINNESOTA...CONTINUING TO NEW RICHMOND TO
BLOOMER IN WISCONSIN. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON EAST WEST
ORIENTED ROADWAYS...INCLUDING INTERSTATES 90 AND 94.

MNZ060>063-070-078-WIZ023>028-020100-
/O.EXB.KMPX.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150402T0100Z/
HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-DAKOTA-GOODHUE-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-
DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...ST. PAUL...
STILLWATER...HASTINGS...RED WING...HUDSON...PRESCOTT...
MENOMONIE...DURAND...CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE
412 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...UNTIL 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUST TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY FOR
  HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES. UNSECURED OUTDOOR
  ITEMS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON
EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS LIKE INTERSTATE 90. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
709 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
35...AND MINIMUM AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE MID 20
PERCENTS WILL CONTINUE THE ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY.

FIRES COULD START EASILY AND SPREAD QUICKLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
AVOID OUTDOOR BURNING.

MNZ079-086>088-094>096-020815-
/O.EXP.KARX.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150402T0000Z/
/O.CON.KARX.FW.A.0002.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
709 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...

* FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM THURSDAY.

* GUSTY WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH THURSDAY.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE MID 20 PERCENTS.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES 60 TO 65.

* UNDER THESE CONDITIONS...FIRES COULD START EASILY AND SPREAD
  QUICKLY. AVOID OUTDOOR BURNING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA
10 AM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY...

.STRONG WESTERLY WINDS FROM 15 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY
ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS LOW AS 15 TO 20 PERCENT. THE STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE THE THREAT FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY FOR STRONG WESTERLY
WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS LOW AS 15
PERCENT. THE RED FLAG WARNING IS FOR AREAS SOUTH AND WEST OF A
LINE FROM MORRIS TO SAINT CLOUD TO GLENCOE TO MANKATO TO WELLS.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY FOR THE POTENTIAL
FOR WESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS
LOW AS 15 TO 20 PERCENT. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS FOR AREAS JUST
TO THE EAST OF THE RED FLAG WARNING OVER TO THE WISCONSIN STATE
LINE.

MNZ042>045-050>053-059>063-068>070-020800-
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.A.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-
WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES
042...043...044...045...050...051...052...053...059...060...
061...062...063...068...069 AND 070...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 042...043...044...045...
  050...051...052...053...059...060...061...062...063...068...
  069 AND 070.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH
  THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO 15 TO 20 PERCENT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA
10 AM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY...

.STRONG WESTERLY WINDS FROM 15 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY
ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS LOW AS 15 TO 20 PERCENT. THE STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE THE THREAT FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY FOR STRONG WESTERLY
WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS LOW AS 15
PERCENT. THE RED FLAG WARNING IS FOR AREAS SOUTH AND WEST OF A
LINE FROM MORRIS TO SAINT CLOUD TO GLENCOE TO MANKATO TO WELLS.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY FOR THE POTENTIAL
FOR WESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ALONG WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS AS
LOW AS 15 TO 20 PERCENT. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS FOR AREAS JUST
TO THE EAST OF THE RED FLAG WARNING OVER TO THE WISCONSIN STATE
LINE.

MNZ076>078-084-085-093-020800-
/O.EXP.KMPX.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150402T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.A.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WASECA-STEELE-FREEBORN-
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 076...077...078...084...085 AND 093...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
076...077...078...084... 085 AND 093...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 076...077...078...084...
  085 AND 093.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH
  THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO 15 TO 20 PERCENT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
716 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015-016-024>026-020230-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-MERCER-HENDERSON-WARREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...MARENGO...
IOWA CITY...TIPTON...CLINTON...MUSCATINE...BETTENDORF...
DAVENPORT...SIGOURNEY...WASHINGTON...WAPELLO...FAIRFIELD...
MOUNT PLEASANT...BURLINGTON...KEOSAUQUA....FORT MADISON...
GALENA...FREEPORT...MOUNT CARROLL...STERLING...ROCK FALLS...
MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...KEWANEE...ALEDO...OQUAWKA...MONMOUTH
716 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...HIGH FIRE DANGER CONTINUES THIS EVENING...

THE COMBINATION OF DRY VEGETATION...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN INCREASED THREAT OF RAPIDLY
SPREADING FIELD AND GRASS FIRES THIS EVENING. SOUTH WINDS FROM 20
TO 30 MPH MAY CAUSE FIRES TO SPREAD RAPIDLY AND BECOME
UNCONTROLLABLE.

DECREASING WINDS AND THE ONSET OF HIGHER RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS
WILL REDUCE THE FIRE DANGER BY 9 PM.

AVOID BURNING OUTDOORS IF AT ALL POSSIBLE THIS EVENING.

$$

SHEETS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
659 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ051-059>062-020045-
SHERBURNE-WRIGHT-ANOKA-RAMSEY-HENNEPIN-
659 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SHERBURNE...WRIGHT...
ANOKA...RAMSEY...AND HENNEPIN COUNTIES THROUGH 745 PM CDT...

AT 657 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM RAMSEY TO NEAR DELANO...AND MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MINNEAPOLIS...ST. PAUL...BROOKLYN PARK...PLYMOUTH...MAPLE GROVE...
COON RAPIDS...BLAINE...MINNETONKA...ST. LOUIS PARK...MAPLEWOOD...
ROSEVILLE AND ANDOVER.

LAT...LON 4531 9302 4493 9301 4499 9393 4537 9356
TIME...MOT...LOC 2357Z 271DEG 48KT 4524 9344 4498 9377
$$

LS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
719 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-030030-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
719 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

WARM TEMPERATURES...STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND
DRIED VEGETATION WILL COMBINE TO RESULT IN A VERY HIGH THREAT OF
GRASS FIRES THIS EVENING.

LATER TONIGHT...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION AFTER
MIDNIGHT ACCOMPANIED BY SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. THE
THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS VERY LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY MORNING. NO
SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN MONDAY AND TUESDAY...WITH A LOW
THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$

SHEETS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
710 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-WIZ017-029-032>034-041>044-053>055-061-
021000-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-
JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
710 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. SOME OF THE STORMS
COULD PRODUCE STRONG WIND GUSTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE ELEVATED THURSDAY AFTERNOON. ANY FIRE
WOULD BE AT RISK TO QUICKLY SPREAD...WITH THE POTENTIAL TO GET OUT
OF HAND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

RIECK

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
710 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ079-086>088-094>096-021000-
WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
710 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD PRODUCE
STRONG WIND GUSTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THERE ARE ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. ANY FIRE WILL SPREAD QUICKLY AND COULD EASILY GET OUT
OF HAND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
709 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ004>006-016-024-025-035-036-046-047-058-070-021000-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-HANCOCK-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-
GREENE-BOONE-GUTHRIE-CASS-
709 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING. THERE
IS A THREAT OF A SEVERE STORM...WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY. THE CHANCE FOR SEVERE STORMS IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
709 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ007-017-026>028-037>039-048>050-059>062-071>075-081>086-
092>097-021000-
WORTH-CERRO GORDO-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-
STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-ADAIR-MADISON-
WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-
TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
709 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE THIS
EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT IS
LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY. THE CHANCE FOR SEVERE STORMS IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT LIKELY TONIGHT.

$$

MJB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
413 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
022115-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
413 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA LATE
TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AREA WIDE THURSDAY
MORNING...AND THEN ONCE AGAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA THURSDAY AFTERNOON. A FEW STRONGER
STORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A PONTIAC ILLINOIS TO
RENSSELAER INDIANA LINE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AGAIN NEXT MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
325 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-022030-
MARQUETTE-GREEN LAKE-FOND DU LAC-SHEBOYGAN-SAUK-COLUMBIA-DODGE-
WASHINGTON-OZAUKEE-IOWA-DANE-JEFFERSON-WAUKESHA-MILWAUKEE-
LAFAYETTE-GREEN-ROCK-WALWORTH-RACINE-KENOSHA-
325 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN...SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

GUSTY SOUTH WINDS...WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL BRING NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS TO MAINLY
SOUTH-CENTRAL WISCONSIN...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND WEST OF A DELLS...
MADISON TO JANESVILLE LINE. OUTSIDE BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED
TODAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT AHEAD OF A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE...AFFECTING LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF A SHEBOYGAN...
WAUKESHA TO LAKE GENEVA LINE...WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TO
THE EAST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO END BY LATE THURSDAY MORNING. THERE
IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
300 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-022000-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
300 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS PARTS OF THE NORTHLAND THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE BEST CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE IN
NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN...AS WELL AS BORDERING AREAS OF
NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA. THE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE
BUT A FEW STRONGER STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH SMALL HAIL AND
GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF
NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA ON THURSDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING. LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL COMBINE WITH STRONG WEST TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS...TO CREATE POTENTIALLY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST FIRE WEATHER
FORECAST FOR MORE DETAILS.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY HAIL OR DAMAGING WINDS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
241 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-021945-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE-LINCOLN-LANGLADE-
MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO-DOOR-MARATHON-SHAWANO-WOOD-PORTAGE-
WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-
MANITOWOC-SOUTHERN MARINETTE-SOUTHERN OCONTO-
241 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION
TONIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...THOUGH BRIEF HEAVY
RAIN...GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER
STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM WILL CONTINUE ACROSS EASTERN
WISCONSIN THURSDAY MORNING. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

FIRE DANGER MAY BECOME ELEVATED IN THE SANDY SOIL REGIONS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AS WEST WINDS GUST TO 25 TO 35 MPH AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY
DROPS TO 20 TO 25 PERCENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT OR THURSDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1238 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
021500-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
1238 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING. A FEW STORMS COULD BE SEVERE WITH
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...MAINLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
COMFREY TO MANKATO TO OWATONNA.

SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH CAN
BE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP AGAIN ON THURSDAY
ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
THIS EVENING.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
646 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ044-045-049>053-056>059-064>067-073>075-082-091-020200-
MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-
CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-
SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-WATONWAN-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRINCETON...MORA...ST. CLOUD...FOLEY...
ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...
LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...
GAYLORD...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...ST. JAMES...
FAIRMONT
646 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.NOW...
A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORENTIAL RAINFALL...SMALL HAIL AND
BRIEF STRONG WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 55 MPH ARE MOVING ACROSS
PARTS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN
THIS EVENING.

THE HEAVIEST RAIN FALL RATES ARE UP TO AN INCH AN HOUR FROM NORTH
BRANCH TO CAMBRIDGE...ZIMMERMAN...MONTECELLO...BUFFALO...MAPLE
LAKE...DASSEL COKATO...HUTCHINSON...AND OLIVIA...TO REDWOOD FALLS
AND SLAYTON.

THESE STORMS ARE RACING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH AND AT THE SAME
TIME THE WHOLE LINE IS DRIFTING TO THE EAST AT 15 MPH...AWAY FROM
ST CLOUD AND TOWARDS THE TWIN CITY METRO AREA.

AFTER THE RAINS BEGIN THEY WILL LAST A COUPLE HOURS...EXPECT
STREET FLOODING FROM BLUSTERY WIND DRIVEN HEAVY RAIN.


$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
646 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ060>063-068>070-020200-
HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...ST. PAUL...
STILLWATER...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS
646 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.NOW...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING INTO THE NORTHWEST TWIN CITY METRO AREA.

A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORENTIAL RAINFALL...SMALL HAIL AND
BRIEF STRONG WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 55 MPH ARE MOVING ACROSS
PARTS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN
THIS EVENING.

THE HEAVIEST RAIN FALL RATES ARE UP TO AN INCH AN HOUR BETWEEN THE
TWIN CITY METRO AND LAKE MILLE LACS...AND WEST TOWARDS ST CLOUD...DASSEL
COKATO...HUTCHINSON...OLIVIA...TO REDWOOD FALLS AND SLAYTON.

THESE STORMS ARE RACING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH AND AT THE SAME
TIME THE WHOLE LINE IS DRIFTING TO THE EAST AT 15 MPH...AWAY FROM
ST CLOUD AND TOWARDS THE TWIN CITY METRO AREA.

THEY WILL PERSIST THROUGH ABOUT 1000 PM...ACROSS THE METRO AREA.

AFTER THE RAINS BEGIN THEY WILL LAST A COUPLE HOURS...EXPECT
STREET FLOODING FROM BLUSTERY WIND DRIVEN HEAVY RAIN.


$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
646 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

WIZ014>016-023-024-020200-
POLK-BARRON-RUSK-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSCEOLA...RICE LAKE...LADYSMITH...
HUDSON...PRESCOTT
646 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.NOW...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING INTO NORTHWEST WISCONSIN NORTH OF TWIN
CITY METRO AREA AND SOUTH OF DULUTH SUPERIOR.

A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORENTIAL RAINFALL...SMALL HAIL AND
BRIEF STRONG WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 55 MPH ARE MOVING ACROSS
PARTS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN
THIS EVENING.

THE HEAVIEST RAIN FALL RATES ARE UP TO AN INCH AN HOUR BETWEEN THE
TWIN CITY METRO AND LAKE MILLE LACS...OVER THROUGH GRANTSBURG
TOWARDS DANBURY AND SOLON SPRINGS.

THESE STORMS ARE RACING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH AND AT THE SAME
TIME THE WHOLE LINE IS DRIFTING TO THE EAST AT 15 MPH...AWAY FROM
I-35 TOWARDS BALSAM LAKE AND TURTLE LAKE THIS EVENING.

THEY WILL PERSIST THROUGH ABOUT MIDNIGHT ACROSS WEST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

AFTER THE RAINS BEGIN THEY WILL LAST A COUPLE HOURS...EXPECT
STREET FLOODING FROM BLUSTERY WIND DRIVEN HEAVY RAIN.



$$

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