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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
406 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THURSDAY...

.LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY COMBINED WITH GUSTY WINDS WILL PROMOTE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY.

MNZ011-012-018>021-025-026-033>038-012100-
/O.NEW.KDLH.FW.A.0001.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
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-
406 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR
NORTHERN MINNESOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 011...012...
  018...019...020...021...025...026...033...034...035...036...
  037 AND 038.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  MPH...SWITCHING TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...55 TO 60.

* IMPACTS...FOR INFORMATION ON BURN RESTRICTIONS...VISIT THE
  MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AT
  WWW.DNR.STATE.MN.US/FORESTRY

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.

&&

$$

PACKINGHAM

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
342 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA
TODAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA
THURSDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS THE WARNING AREA AND PERSIST THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. WHILE THIS IS OCCURRING...HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DROP TO
AROUND 25 PERCENT. THE STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL
COMBINE TO CREATE THE THREAT FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE RED FLAG WARNING IS FOR AREAS EAST AND SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM FAIRMONT TO NEW PRAGUE TO RED WING.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THURSDAY FROM SOUTHWEST
TO NORTHEAST MINNESOTA. STRONG WEST WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WILL
DEVELOP DURING THE MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...HUMIDITIES WILL DROP INTO THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE
BY AFTERNOON SETTING UP ANOTHER DAY WITH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE WATCH IS NOT CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA DUE TO EXPECTED THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT THIS EVENING WHICH WILL LEAVE WETTER FUELS.

MNZ043>045-048>062-064>068-073>075-011645-
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.A.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-POPE-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-
CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-
HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
CARVER-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-
342 AM 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 043...044...045...048...049...050...051...052...
053...054...055...056...057...058...059...060...061...062...
064...065...066...067...068...073...074 AND 075...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 043...044...045...048...
  049...050...051...052...053...054...055...056...057...058...
  059...060...061...062...064...065...066...067...068...073...
  074 AND 075.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO 15 TO 20 PERCENT BY 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.

&&

$$

BORGHOFF

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
342 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA
TODAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA
THURSDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS THE WARNING AREA AND PERSIST THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. WHILE THIS IS OCCURRING...HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DROP TO
AROUND 25 PERCENT. THE STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL
COMBINE TO CREATE THE THREAT FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE RED FLAG WARNING IS FOR AREAS EAST AND SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM FAIRMONT TO NEW PRAGUE TO RED WING.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THURSDAY FROM SOUTHWEST
TO NORTHEAST MINNESOTA. STRONG WEST WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WILL
DEVELOP DURING THE MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...HUMIDITIES WILL DROP INTO THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE
BY AFTERNOON SETTING UP ANOTHER DAY WITH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE WATCH IS NOT CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA DUE TO EXPECTED THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT THIS EVENING WHICH WILL LEAVE WETTER FUELS.

MNZ042-082-011645-
/O.EXA.KMPX.FW.A.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
TODD-WATONWAN-
342 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 043...044...045...048...049...050...051...052...
053...054...055...056...057...058...059...060...061...062...
064...065...066...067...068...073...074 AND 075...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 043...044...045...048...
  049...050...051...052...053...054...055...056...057...058...
  059...060...061...062...064...065...066...067...068...073...
  074 AND 075.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO 15 TO 20 PERCENT BY 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
451 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-021000-
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-
451 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FIRE DANGER MAY BECOME ELEVATED ACROSS CENTRAL WISCONSIN THIS
AFTERNOON...AS SOUTH WINDS GUSTING TO 25 TO 30 MPH HELP BOOST
TEMPERATURES TO AROUND 70 DEGREES...AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES DROP
TO AROUND 30 PERCENT.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

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

FIRE DANGER MAY BECOME ELEVATED AGAIN 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 TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
539 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-021200-
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-LUCE-
GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-DELTA-SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
539 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN UPPER
MICHIGAN AND CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE WISCONSIN BORDER
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE NEED FOR WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTS IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS
TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
539 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

LSZ162-240>251-263>267-021200-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-SAXON HARBOR WI TO BLACK RIVER MI-
BLACK RIVER TO ONTONAGON MI-
ONTONAGON TO UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-
UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO EAGLE RIVER MI-
EAGLE RIVER TO MANITOU ISLAND MI-
MANITOU ISLAND TO POINT ISABELLE MI-
POINT ISABELLE TO LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-
LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO HURON ISLANDS MI INCLUDING
KEWEENAW AND HURON BAYS-HURON ISLANDS TO MARQUETTE MI-
MARQUETTE TO MUNISING MI-MUNISING TO GRAND MARAIS MI-
GRAND MARAIS TO WHITEFISH POINT MI-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE
CANAL MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER INCLUDING ISLE
ROYALE NATIONAL PARK-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
LAKE SUPERIOR EAST OF A LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
539 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR...CENTRAL LAKE SUPERIOR AND WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOUTH GALES OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS
EVENING...ESPECIALLY OVER NORTH CENTRAL LAKE SUPERIOR. SEE THE LATEST
MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE AND OPEN WATERS FORECAST FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE NEED FOR WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTS IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS
TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
417 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-021030-
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-
417 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS 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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
417 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

LSZ121-140>148-021030-
BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
417 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY EASTERLY WINDS WILL CREATE WAVES FROM 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY INTO
EARLY EVENING AND SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

STRONG WESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR
THURSDAY...THEN BECOME NORTHERLY THURSDAY NIGHT. THE WINDS AND
RESULTING WAVES COULD BE HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY NIGHT.


$$

DAP/MELDE

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH (ALL LOWER CASE)

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
346 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
020900-
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-
346 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON. A FEW
STORMS COULD BE SEVERE. MAIN THREATS ARE STRONG WIND AND LARGE
HAIL.

SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL GUST NEAR 45 MPH TODAY...MAINLY ACROSS
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS 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.

$$

JRB

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