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By Engineer Jaron Scheid
April 12, 2023

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
240 AM CDT Wed Apr 12 2023

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121545-
/O.UPG.KLOT.FW.A.0001.230412T1600Z-230413T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.FW.W.0001.230412T1600Z-230413T0000Z/
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-DuPage-Cook-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
240 AM CDT Wed Apr 12 2023 /340 AM EDT Wed Apr 12 2023/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM CDT this morning to 7 PM
CDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...Lake (IN), Porter, Winnebago, Boone, McHenry,
Lake (IL), Ogle, Lee, Newton, De Kalb, Jasper, Kane, DuPage,
Cook, La Salle, Benton, Kendall, Grundy, Will, Kankakee,
Livingston, Iroquois, and Ford Counties.

* Timing...11 AM to 7 PM CDT Wednesday.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 20 percent.

* Impacts...Dry fuels, low relative humidity, and strong winds
will create conditions favorable for the rapid spread of
wildfires.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.



 

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