Elevated Wildfire Potential today!
Written by Jesse Baroka on April 5, 2021
ELEVATED WILDFIRE POTENTIAL TODAY FOR MUCH OF WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN DUE TO A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND DRY, VERY WARM CONDITIONS… Gusty south to southeast winds of 15 to 20 mph this afternoon, combined with dry and very warm conditions and a lack of recent rainfall will lead to elevated wildfire potential across much of western Upper Michigan this afternoon. Avoid outdoor burning today. Immediately report any wildfires to local emergency services by calling 911.