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   Minnesota - Red Flag Warning

Counties: Anoka; Benton; Chippewa; Chisago; Douglas; Hennepin; Isanti; Kanabec; Kandiyohi; Meeker; Mille Lacs; Morrison; Pope; Ramsey; Sherburne; Stearns; Stevens; Swift; Todd; Washington; Wright

...RED FLAG WARNING DUE TO A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
.A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL MINNESOTA THIS
AFTERNOON DUE TO LOW HUMIDITY LEVELS AND STRONG WINDS. THE WARNING
IS IN EFFECT ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM MONTEVIDEO THROUGH
MINNEAPOLIS. SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD
FRONT BETWEEN 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25 MPH ARE OCCURRING
THIS AFTERNOON. HUMIDITY LEVELS HAVE DROPPED BETWEEN 20 AND 30
PERCENT AS TEMPERATURES HAVE RISEN TO NEAR 90 DEGREES. WINDS WILL
SHIFT TO THE NORTH THIS EVENING AS THE FRONT PASSES. A FEW SHOWERS
OR THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING FRONT LATE
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FOLLOW THE PASSAGE OF THE FRONT.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR CENTRAL MN...
* AFFECTED AREA...LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
MONTEVIDEO TO MINNEAPOLIS.
* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25 MPH.
* HUMIDITY...BETWEEN 20 TO 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 80S.
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY. DO
NOT BURN OUTDOORS TODAY.
5/6/2016 1:56 PM (Updated 5/6/2016 5:26 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Wabash

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following rivers in
Indiana...
Muscatatuck River...White River...
.Lowland river flooding will continue into Saturday across the far
lower White River in southwest Indiana. Other flooding will end
today or tonight.
Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...
Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.
For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.
The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Hazleton.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 17.5
feet this afternoon.
* At 17.5 feet...Flood water is near or starting on Pottsville Road.
Low bottomlands are increasingly affected by flood waters.
&&
5/6/2016 9:56 AM (Updated 5/6/2016 5:26 PM)

   Illinois - Flood Warning

Counties: Wabash

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following rivers in
Indiana...
Muscatatuck River...White River...
.Lowland river flooding will continue into Saturday across the far
lower White River in southwest Indiana. Other flooding will end
today or tonight.
Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...
Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.
For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.
The Flood Warning continues for
The White River at Petersburg.
* until late tonight.
* At  9:30 AM Friday the stage was 16.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late this afternoon.
* At 16.0 feet...Flooding affects agricultural lands.
&&
5/6/2016 9:56 AM (Updated 5/6/2016 5:26 PM)

   Wisconsin - Special Weather Statement

Counties: Adams; Buffalo; Clark; Crawford; Grant; Jackson; Juneau; La Crosse; Monroe; Richland; Taylor; Trempealeau; Vernon

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...
DRY CONDITIONS AND GUSTY WINDS...COUPLED WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES IN
THE MID TO UPPER 80S...WILL RESULT IN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THROUGH
THE DAYTIME HOURS.
WHERE DEAD GRASS OR LEAF LITTER REMAIN...FIRES COULD START EASILY
AND SPREAD QUICKLY. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.
5/6/2016 12:41 PM (Updated 5/6/2016 5:26 PM)

   Michigan - Flood Advisory

Counties: Barry

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...
Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County
...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...
Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
.Dry and sunny conditions today. Overall precipitation through
the next week looks to fall under one inch. This will keep soils
moist and rivers somewhat elevated with most sites remaining within
banks if not slowly trending downward. The following forecast is
based on observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.
The Flood Advisory is extended for
the Thornapple River Above Hastings
* until late Monday night.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 5.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 5.4 feet by this afternoon.
* Impact, at 5.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding of
low lying areas and farmland adjacent to the river.
&&
5/6/2016 10:11 AM (Updated 5/6/2016 5:26 PM)

   Michigan - Flood Advisory

Counties: Clinton

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...
Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County
...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...
Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
.Dry and sunny conditions today. Overall precipitation through
the next week looks to fall under one inch. This will keep soils
moist and rivers somewhat elevated with most sites remaining within
banks if not slowly trending downward. The following forecast is
based on observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.
The Flood Advisory continues for
the Maple River At Maple Rapids
* until late Sunday night.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will rise to near 7.5 feet by this evening.
* Impact, at 7.0 feet...River is bankfull. Expect minor flooding in
low lying pastures, farmland, and wooded areas adjacent to the
river.
&&
5/6/2016 10:11 AM (Updated 5/6/2016 5:26 PM)

   Michigan - Flood Advisory

Counties: Ionia

...The Flood Advisory is cancelled for the following river in
Southwest Lower Michigan...
Muskegon River Near Croton affecting Newaygo County
...The flood advisory continues for the following rivers in Southwest
Lower Michigan...
Thornapple River Above Hastings affecting Barry County
Grand River At Ionia affecting Ionia County
Maple River At Maple Rapids affecting Clinton County
.Dry and sunny conditions today. Overall precipitation through
the next week looks to fall under one inch. This will keep soils
moist and rivers somewhat elevated with most sites remaining within
banks if not slowly trending downward. The following forecast is
based on observed and forecast 24 hour precipitation.
The Flood Advisory continues for
the Grand River At Ionia
* until Sunday afternoon.
* at 10 AM Friday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* Impact, at 15.0 feet...High water affects North Drive on Ionia
Fairgrounds.
&&
5/6/2016 10:11 AM (Updated 5/6/2016 5:26 PM)

   Wisconsin - Special Weather Statement

Counties: Barron; Chippewa; Dunn; Eau Claire; Pepin; Pierce; Polk; Rusk; St. Croix

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TODAY...
BREEZY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH WARM TEMPERATURES AND
VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER ACROSS
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON
WHEN THE WIND WILL BE STRONGEST AND THE AIR WILL BE DRIEST.
5/6/2016 4:26 AM (Updated 5/6/2016 5:26 PM)

   Minnesota - Special Weather Statement

Counties: Blue Earth; Brown; Carver; Dakota; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Lac Qui Parle; Le Sueur; Martin; McLeod; Nicollet; Redwood; Renville; Rice; Scott; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Watonwan; Yellow Medicine

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TODAY...
BREEZY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH WARM TEMPERATURES AND
VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER ACROSS
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON
WHEN THE WIND WILL BE STRONGEST AND THE AIR WILL BE DRIEST.
5/6/2016 3:56 AM (Updated 5/6/2016 5:26 PM)
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