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Fire danger continues to increase


May 23, 2018

With almost no rain this spring and grass fires popping up last weekend, fire danger in the western Upper Peninsula continues to rise.

There was Saturday rainfall in the eastern part of the U.P., but the Ironwood area isn’t expected to get any rainfall until Thursday or Friday.

Monday afternoon turned dark across the Gogebic Range, but precipitation didn’t materialize.

There’s some relief in the forecast, with the possibility of thunderstorms in Ironwood from Thursday through Saturday, when the high temperatures are expected to be in the mid-70s. Nearing the end of May, Ironwood has n...

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