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Adams County Sheriff's Office
Thursday April 13th, 2023 :: 02:03 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Fire Weather Watch until 08:00PM Friday

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Critical Fire Weather Conditions, which is in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Wisconsin, Clark, Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Juneau and Adams.

* TIMING...through 8 pm today for Red Flag Warning. 11 am to 8 pm Friday for Fire Weather Watch.

* WINDS...South 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 16 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...Around 70.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that start will quickly become difficult to control and spread rapidly. Please heed any local burning bans.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLARK ... BUFFALO ... TREMPEALEAU ... JACKSON ... LA CROSSE ... MONROE ... JUNEAU ... ADAMS

Instructions:

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

Address/Location
Adams County Sheriff's Office
301 Adams St
Friendship, WI 53934

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-339-3304

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Fire Weather Watch

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