419  
WWUS83 KMKX 291055  
SPSMKX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI  
455 AM CST THU FEB 29 2024  
 
WIZ056-057-062-063-067>069-010000-  
SAUK-COLUMBIA-IOWA-DANE-LAFAYETTE-GREEN-ROCK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BARABOO, REEDSBURG, PRAIRIE DU SAC,  
SAUK CITY, PORTAGE, COLUMBUS, LAKE WISCONSIN, LODI, DODGEVILLE,  
MINERAL POINT, BARNEVELD, MADISON, DARLINGTON, SHULLSBURG,  
BENTON, BELMONT, ARGYLE, BLANCHARDVILLE, MONROE, BRODHEAD,  
JANESVILLE, AND BELOIT  
455 AM CST THU FEB 29 2024  
   
..ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
THE COMBINATION OF LOWER RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND INCREASING  
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS, AND RELATIVELY DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN  
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON, MAINLY FOR AREAS  
ALONG AND SOUTHWEST OF I-90 CORRIDOR.  
 
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL INTO THE  
20-30 PERCENT RANGE WITH SOUTH TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS GUSTING UP  
TO 20-25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. UNDER THESE CONDITIONS, FIRES COULD  
START AND SPREAD MORE EASILY.  
 
USE CAUTION WHEN OUTDOORS OR WITH ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY INVOLVE  
FIRE, BURNING, OR HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CREATE SPARKS NEAR DRIER  
VEGETATION OR FLAMMABLE MATERIAL.  
 

 
 
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