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  John Young, Director & Professor Emeritus
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For general information on various types of severe weather across Wisconsin and the Midwest, consult

Changnon, S.A. and K.E. Kunkel, 2006: Severe Storms in the Midwest, Illinois State Water Survey Informational/Educational Material 2006-06, 74p. http://www.isws.illinois.edu/pubs/pubdetail.asp?CallNumber=ISWS+IEM+2006%2D06

Severe Local Thunderstorms --Wisconsin Climatology

Heat Waves

(Data and maps from NWSFO, Milwaukee/Sullivan)

Number of Heat Waves (1982-2004) Heat Wave Days
 Heat Wave Deaths

Floods and Flash Floods

TornadoesThunderstorm Winds
LightningHail
All Flood Events All severe weather events

Severe Winter Weather

Wildfires and Fire Weather

National Weather Service Fire Weather Pages

National Fire Weather Page
 
Fire weather operation plans
for Wisconsin
Milwaukee-Sullivan Duluth
La Crosse Twin Cities
Green Bay Marquette

Wisconsin DNR
http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/forestry/Fire/

Long term wildfire statistics in Wisconsin

Minnesota DNR
 http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/forestry/fire/index.html
 

Michigan DNR

http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-30301_30505_30816-49815--,00.html
 

http://www.ncrs.fs.fed.us/gla/NFPJFSP/purpose.htm

SPC Fire Weather Forecast

Active Fires across US
From
US Forest Service -- Remote Sensing Applications Center

http://www.fs.fed.us/land/wfas/kbdi.png

National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)

Natural Hazards Assessment