Mother Nature certainly works in strange ways when it comes to our weather here in the upper Midwest. The Chippewa Valley is dealing with extremely dry conditions and high fire dangers, while our neighbors just across the border in Minnesota are still throwing sand bags, trying to keep the Red River from entering their businesses and their homes.
At the time of this writing the relative humidity in Eau Claire was 16%, in Phoenix, Arizona it was 17%. We are drier than the desert!
Because of these dry conditions the Wisconsin DNR has placed burning bans in certain areas across the state. Check out the link below to see if your neighborhood is included:
Have a great week!
Meteorologist LeAnn Lombardo
Posted under Weather
This post was written by llombardo on April 13, 2009