Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Marquette MI
558 AM EDT Mon Aug 19 2019

MIZ005-006-010-011-086-087-096-097-192300-
Marquette-Alger-Iron-Dickinson-Western Chippewa-Central Chippewa-
Eastern Mackinac-Mackinac Island/Bois Blanc Island-
558 AM EDT Mon Aug 19 2019 /458 AM CDT Mon Aug 19 2019/

...ELEVATED WILDFIRE POTENTIAL FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN
UPPER MICHIGAN TODAY DUE TO A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS, DRY AND
WARM CONDITIONS...

Gusty southwest winds as high as 15 to 20 mph, combined with dry,
warm conditions, and a lack of recent rainfall will lead to
elevated wildfire potential this afternoon across portions of
central and eastern Upper Michigan.

Do not burn today! Immediately report any wildfires to local
emergency services by calling 911.

Burn restrictions remain in effect. For complete details, visit
www.dnr.state.mi.us/burnpermits, or by calling 866-922-2876.

$$

Rolfson


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