39° and Partly cloudy at 10:20pm in Pine City

RED FLAG WARNING ISSUED FOR NW WI

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 at 9:45 am

The National Weather Service in conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources issued a Red Flag Warning for Polk and Burnett Counties on Thursday.  A combination of dry conditions and forecasted strong winds coupled with low relative humidity could mean damaging forest fires.

All burning permits, including burning barrels are cancelled.  The DNR also warns against campfires, charcoal grills, smokng and any other outdoor fires.

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