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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
1055 AM CDT THU APR 19 2018  
   
..ABNORMALLY DRY ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN
 
 
SYNOPSIS...  
 
FROM APRIL 10 THROUGH APRIL 17, ANYWHERE FROM 2.50 TO 3.50 INCHES OF  
 
PRECIPITATION FELL ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 90. THIS WAS ENOUGH  
 
PRECIPITATION TO ALLEVIATE THE ABNORMALLY DRY (D0) CONDITIONS ACROSS  
 
WEST-CENTRAL, CENTRAL, AND NORTH-CENTRAL WISCONSIN. MEANWHILE, A HALF TO  
 
2.50 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90. THIS WAS NOT  
 
ENOUGH TO ALLEVIATE THE ABNORMALLY DRY (D0) CONDITIONS EXIST ACROSS ALL OR  
 
PARTS OF GRANT AND RICHLAND COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN.  
 
SUMMARY OF IMPACTS...  
 
LOCAL AREA AFFECTED.  
 
ABNORMALLY DRY (D0) CONDITIONS AFFECT ALL OR PARTS OF GRANT AND RICHLAND  
 
COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN.  
 
STATE /LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACTIONS.  
 
NO KNOW ACTIONS ARE CURRENTLY TAKING PLACE.  
 
FIRE DANGER HAZARDS.  
 
AS OF THE MORNING OF APRIL 17TH, LOW FIRE DANGER WAS SEEN ACROSS  
 
WISCONSIN.  
 
AS A REMINDER, CITIZENS SHOULD ALWAYS CHECK WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS IN THEIR  
 
AREA BEFORE UNDERTAKING ANY OUTSIDE BURNING. CITIZENS ARE LIABLE FOR  
 
DAMAGES AND SUPPRESSION COSTS OF ANY WILDFIRE THEY MAY START.  
 
RIVER AND STREAM FLOW CONDITIONS.  
 
AS OF APRIL 17TH, THE RIVERS IN WESTERN WISCONSIN WERE RUNNING NEAR- TO  
 
ABOVE-NORMAL.  
 
CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY...  
 
FROM NOVEMBER 1, 2017 THROUGH APRIL 17, 2018, PRECIPITATION DEFICITS RANGE  
 
FROM 2 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN. DUE TO THIS, ABNORMALLY  
 
DRY (D0) CONDITIONS CONTINUE ACROSS ALL OR PARTS OF GRANT AND RICHLAND  
 
COUNTIES.  
 
PRECIPITATION/TEMPERATURE OUTLOOKS...  
 
FROM APRIL 19 THROUGH APRIL 24, TEMPERATURES WILL AVERAGE COLDER-THAN-  
 
NORMAL AND PRECIPITATION WILL AVERAGE NEAR- TO ABOVE-NORMAL. DURING THIS  
 
TIME FRAME, THE DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES RANGE FROM 46 TO 51 DEGREES AND  
 
THE NORMAL PRECIPITATION IS AROUND 7 TENTHS OF AN INCH.  
 
BEYOND THIS TIME FRAME THE 8 TO 14-DAY FORECAST (APRIL 25-MAY 2) FROM THE  
 
CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER (CPC) CALLS FOR ENHANCED CHANCE OF BELOW-NORMAL  
 
TEMPERATURES AND NEAR-NORMAL PRECIPITATION. DURING THIS TIME FRAME, THE  
 
DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES RANGE FROM 49 TO 54 DEGREES AND THE NORMAL  
 
PRECIPITATION IS AROUND AN INCH.  
 
THE CPC SEASONAL OUTLOOK FOR MAY THROUGH JULY 2018 HAS EQUAL CHANCES OF  
 
ABOVE-, NEAR-, AND BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR- TO ABOVE-NORMAL  
 
PRECIPITATION FOR THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY.  
 
NEXT ISSUANCE DATE...  
 
THIS PRODUCT WILL BE UPDATED ON FRIDAY, APRIL 27TH.  
 
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