Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Marquette MI
244 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-190000-
Keweenaw-Ontonagon-Northern Houghton-Baraga-Marquette-Alger-Luce-
Gogebic-Iron-Dickinson-Menominee-Delta-Southern Schoolcraft-
Southern Houghton-Northern Schoolcraft-
Including the cities of Copper Harbor, Ontonagon, Houghton,
Hancock, L`Anse, Gwinn, Marquette, Grand Marais, Munising,
Newberry, Ironwood, Iron River, Iron Mountain, Menominee,
Escanaba, Gladstone, Manistique, Kenton, Sidnaw, and Seney
244 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018 /144 PM CDT Fri May 18 2018/

...ELEVATED WILDFIRE POTENTIAL FOR ALL OF UPPER MICHIGAN DUE TO
A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS, DRY AND WARM CONDITIONS...

Gusty south to southeast winds as high as 20 to 25 mph, combined
with dry and warm conditions and a lack of significant recent
rainfall will maintain an elevated wildfire potential this
afternoon into early this evening across most of Upper Michigan.
The warmest conditions and highest winds will occur this afternoon
over the west half of 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.

$$

JLB



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