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MNZ010-011-012-018-019-020-021-025-026-035-037-038-050200-
Carlton/South St. Louis-Central St. Louis-Crow Wing-Koochiching-North
Cass-North Itasca-North St. Louis-Northern Aitkin-Northern
Cook/Northern Lake-Pine-South Aitkin-South Cass-South Itasca-Southern
Cook/North Shore-Southern Lake/North Shore-
Including the tribal nations of Fond du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech
Lake, Mille Lacs, and Red Lake
Including the cities of Duluth, Ely, Hibbing, Hinckley, International
Falls, and Two Harbors
235 PM CDT Tue Aug 3 2021

...AIR QUALITY ALERT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an Air
Quality Alert for fine particle pollution. The Air Quality Index
(AQI) is expected to reach the Orange or Unhealthy for Sensitive
Groups category.

* WHERE...North-central and northeastern Minnesota.

* WHEN...Through 9 PM CDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Sensitive groups, such as people with lung disease
(including asthma), heart disease, and children and older adults, may
experience health effects.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS..Fine particle levels are expected to reach the
Red AQI category, a level considered unhealthy for everyone, across
far northern Minnesota today. This area includes International Falls,
Grand Portage, Grand Marais, and the tribal nations of Grand Portage.

Fine particle levels are expected to reach the Orange AQI category, a
level that is considered unhealthy for sensitive groups, for north
central, northeast, and northwest Minnesota today. This area includes
Duluth, Ely, Two Harbors, Brainerd, Hinckley, and the tribal nations
of Leech Lake, Fond du Lac, Upper Sioux, and Red Lake.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Sensitive groups, such as people with lung disease (including
asthma), heart disease, and children and older adults, should limit
prolonged or heavy exertion.

For information on current air quality conditions in your area and to
sign-up for daily air quality forecasts and alert notifications by
email, text message, phone, or the Minnesota Air mobile app, visit
https://www.pca.state.mn.us/air/current-air-quality. You can find
additional information about health and air quality at
https://www.pca.state.mn.us/air/why-you-should-care-air-quality-and-
health.

$$

WIZ017-029-032>034-041700-
Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson-
Including the cities of Medford, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia,
Whitehall, and Black River Falls
1226 PM CDT Tue Aug 3 2021

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT WEDNESDAY...

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an
Air Quality Advisory for Particle Pollution which will remain
in effect until 12:00 PM CDT Wednesday, August 4.

Smoke from wildfire activity in Canada is currently impacting
northern Minnesota and Wisconsin and is expected to slowly
spread east-southeast today into Wednesday afternoon. Elevated
fine particulate matter (PM2.5) concentrations are anticipated
to result in air quality index (AQI) values in the UNHEALTHY
FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS level over this period. Sensitive groups
include children, elderly people, individuals with respiratory
and cardiac problems, and anyone engaged in strenuous outdoor
activities for a prolonged period of time.

For more information on current air quality, please see:
https://airquality.wi.gov

$$

WIZ001>004-006>009-041700-
Douglas-Bayfield-Ashland-Iron-Burnett-Washburn-Sawyer-Price-
Including the cities of Superior, Washburn, Bayfield, Ashland,
Hurley, Grantsburg, Spooner, Hayward, and Phillips
1222 PM CDT Tue Aug 3 2021

...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY ISSUED FOR DOUGLAS, BAYFIELD, ASHLAND, IRON,
BURNETT, WASHBURN, SAWYER, AND PRICE COUNTIES...

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an Air
Quality Advisory for Particle Pollution which will remain in effect
until 12:00 PM CDT Wednesday, August 4. This advisory affects people
in Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Iron, Burnett, Washburn, Sawyer,
and Price counties.

Smoke from wildfire activity in Canada is currently impacting
northern Minnesota and Wisconsin and is expected to slowly spread
east-southeast today into Wednesday afternoon. Elevated fine
particulate matter (PM2.5) concentrations are anticipated to result
in air quality index (AQI) values in the UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE
GROUPS level over this period. Sensitive groups include children,
elderly people, individuals with respiratory and cardiac problems,
and anyone engaged in strenuous outdoor activities for a prolonged
period of time.

For more information on current air quality, please see:
https://airquality.wi.gov

$$

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-073-074-041730-
Vilas-Oneida-Forest-Florence-Northern Marinette County-Lincoln-
Langlade-Menominee-Northern Oconto County-Door-Marathon-Shawano-
Wood-Portage-Waupaca-Outagamie-Brown-Kewaunee-
Southern Marinette County-Southern Oconto County-
Including the cities of Eagle River, Lac Du Flambeau,
Rhinelander, Crandon, Aurora, Commonwealth, Spread Eagle,
Niagara, Wausaukee, Merrill, Tomahawk, Antigo, Keshena, Neopit,
Mountain, Lakewood, Townsend, Sturgeon Bay, Fish Creek,
Sister Bay, Wausau, Shawano, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids,
Stevens Point, Plover, New London, Waupaca, Clintonville,
Appleton, Green Bay, Kewaunee, Luxemburg, Harmony, Peshtigo,
Porterfield, Crivitz, High Falls Reservoir, Loomis, Middle Inlet,
Little Suamico, Sobieski, Brookside, Oconto, and Pensaukee
1220 PM CDT Tue Aug 3 2021

...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY ISSUED FOR VILAS, ONEIDA, FOREST,
MARINETTE, LINCOLN, LANGLADE, MENOMINEE, OCONTO, DOOR,
MARATHON, SHAWANO, WOOD, PORTAGE, WAUPACA, OUTAGAMIE, BROWN,
AND KEWAUNEE COUNTIES...

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an Air
Quality Advisory for Particle Pollution which will remain in
effect until 12:00 PM CDT Wednesday, August 4. This advisory
affects people in Vilas, Oneida, Forest, Marinette, Lincoln,
Langlade, Menominee, Oconto, Door, Marathon, Shawano, Wood,
Portage, Waupaca, Outagamie, Brown and Kewaunee counties.

Smoke from wildfire activity in Canada is currently impacting
northern Minnesota and Wisconsin and is expected to slowly spread
east-southeast today into Wednesday afternoon. Elevated fine
particulate matter (PM2.5) concentrations are anticipated to
result in air quality index (AQI) values in the UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS level over this period. Sensitive groups include
children, elderly people, individuals with respiratory and
cardiac problems, and anyone engaged in strenuous outdoor
activities for a prolonged period of time.

For more information on current air quality, please see:
https://airquality.wi.gov

$$
Eckberg

WIZ014>016-023>028-041700-

AIR QUALITY ADVISORY
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MADISON WI
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES
1200 PM CDT TUESDAY AUGUST 3, 2021

...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY ISSUED FOR THE NORTHERN HALF OF WISCONSIN
UNTIL 12 PM WEDNESDAY AUGUST 04...

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an Air
Quality Advisory for Particle Pollution which will remain in effect
until 12:00 PM CDT Wednesday, August 4. This advisory affects people
in Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Iron, Vilas, Burnett, Washburn,
Sawyer, Price, Oneida, Forest, Marinette, Polk, Barron, Rusk,
Taylor, Lincoln, Langlade, Menominee, Oconto, Door, St Croix,
Pierce, Dunn, Pepin, Chippewa, Eau Claire, Clark, Marathon, Shawano,
Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, Wood, Portage, Waupaca, Outagamie,
Brown, and Kewaunee counties.

Smoke from wildfire activity in Canada is currently impacting
northern Minnesota and Wisconsin and is expected to slowly spread
east-southeast today into Wednesday afternoon. Elevated fine
particulate matter (PM2.5) concentrations are anticipated to result
in air quality index (AQI) values in the UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE
GROUPS level over this period. Sensitive groups include children,
elderly people, individuals with respiratory and cardiac problems,
and anyone engaged in strenuous outdoor activities for a prolonged
period of time.

For more information on current air quality, please see:
https://airquality.wi.gov

$$

jrb


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
401 PM EDT Tue Aug 3 2021

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-042015-
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including
Mackinac Island-St Ignace to False Detour Channel-
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including
Bois Blanc Island-
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay
National Marine Sanctuary-Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-
401 PM EDT Tue Aug 3 2021

This hazardous weather outlook is for the northern Michigan
nearshore waters of Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected early this evening in the St
Marys River system, and on Lake Huron south of Presque Isle
Light. Severe storms are not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

There is a chance for thunderstorms from Friday through Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

For more information visit http://weather.gov/gaylord.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
401 PM EDT Tue Aug 3 2021

MIZ016>018-020>036-041-042-086>088-095>099-042015-
Emmet-Cheboygan-Presque Isle-Leelanau-Antrim-Otsego-Montmorency-
Alpena-Benzie-Grand Traverse-Kalkaska-Crawford-Oscoda-Alcona-
Manistee-Wexford-Missaukee-Roscommon-Ogemaw-Iosco-Gladwin-Arenac-
Western Chippewa-Central Chippewa-Southeast Chippewa-
Western Mackinac-Eastern Mackinac-
Mackinac Island/Bois Blanc Island-
Beaver Island and surrounding islands-Charlevoix-
401 PM EDT Tue Aug 3 2021

This hazardous weather outlook is for Eastern Upper Michigan and
Northern Lower Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected in eastern upper and
northeast lower Michigan early this evening. Severe storms are
not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

There will be chances for thunderstorms at varying times from Friday
through Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

For more information visit http://weather.gov/gaylord.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
502 AM CDT Tue Aug 3 2021

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-041415-
Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-
Clayton-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Fillmore-Houston-
Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson-La Crosse-Monroe-Juneau-
Adams-Vernon-Crawford-Richland-Grant-
502 AM CDT Tue Aug 3 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southeast
Minnesota...northeast Iowa and southwest into central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A spotty shower or non-severe thunderstorm may develop this
afternoon, however most locations should remain dry. Smoke will
reduce air quality for parts of southeast Minnesota and west
central Wisconsin today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Thunderstorm chances return to the forecast from late Thursday
into the weekend. It is too early to determine if storms will pose
a threat for severe weather.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

No action needed.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

No webinar is scheduled.

$$

Zapotocny

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
409 AM CDT Tue Aug 3 2021

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-041030-
Koochiching-North St. Louis-Northern Cook/Northern Lake-
North Itasca-Central St. Louis-Southern Lake/North Shore-
Southern Cook/North Shore-North Cass-South Itasca-South Cass-
Crow Wing-Northern Aitkin-South Aitkin-Carlton/South St. Louis-
Pine-Douglas-Bayfield-Ashland-Iron-Burnett-Washburn-Sawyer-Price-
409 AM CDT Tue Aug 3 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Smoke from wildfires in Canada will continue to lead to hazy
conditions across the Northland today. Air Quality Alerts are in
effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Periodic chances of thunderstorms are forecast Wednesday night
through Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Skywarn spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

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