Special Weather Statement

Including the cities of Medford, Neillsville, Black River Falls,
Sparta, Tomah, Mauston, Friendship, Prairie Du Chien,
Richland Center, and Platteville
703 PM CDT Sun Apr 29 2018

…Near critical fire weather conditions through 9 PM…

The combination of very low humidity levels, breezy south winds
and dry vegetation will produce near critical fire weather
conditions across central and southwest Wisconsin this evening.
Any fires could start easily and spread quickly.

Burning is strongly discouraged. Many burn bans are in effect so
check with local authorities before considering any outdoor