Fire danger at very high stageWisconsin News
-- Fire officials say the danger of fire is high to very high right now. It’s expected to stay like that throughout the Easter holiday weekend.
Fire officials say the danger of fire is high to very high right now. It’s expected to stay like that throughout the Easter holiday weekend.
National Weather Service meteorologists predict a high pressure system will keep the humidity low and gusty winds will be accompanied by little or no precipitation. Emergency burning restrictions for parts of northwestern Wisconsin have been expanded to four more counties. All burn permits have been suspended.
The warm winter and early arrival of spring has started road construction season early. It’s now in full operation all over the state of Wisconsin. Many asphalt plants are said to be up and running far earlier than normal.
The state of Wisconsin has an estimated 450 road improvement projects for the spring and summer. Some are the continuation of major projects already underway for some time. Travel could be impacted noticeably by some of the bigger projects like work on the Wisconsin River bridge in Columbia County and I-94 work in Kenosha, Milwaukee and Eau Claire counties.