Southeastern Wisconsin fire weather warning, wind advisory Saturday

A red flag warning for fire weather has been issued for Saturday afternoon, May 1 from noon until 8 p.m. for Dodge, Fond du Lac and Jefferson Counties.

Warm, windy and dry conditions could allow fires to spread -- a red flag warning. Watches remain in southeastern Wisconsin.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the southern half of the FOX6 News viewing area to be in effect from noon through 7 p.m. on Saturday. Forecasters say wind gusts could be well in excess of 50 miles per hour.

LEARN MORE in the complete FOX6 Weather forecast.

Meanwhile, FOX6Now.com offers a variety of extremely useful weather tools to help you navigate the stormy season. They including the following:

FOX6 Storm Center app

FOX6 News app

MAPS AND RADAR

We have a host of maps and radars on the FOX6 Weather page that are updating regularly — to provide you the most accurate assessment of the weather. From a county-by-county view to the Midwest regional radar and a national view — it’s all there. All of these images are at the ready — just one click away.

SCHOOL AND BUSINESS CLOSINGS

When the weather gets a little dicey, schools and businesses may shut down. CLICK HERE to monitor the latest list of closings, cancellations, and delays reported in southeast Wisconsin.

FOX6 WEATHER IN SOCIAL MEDIA

FOX6 FUTURE FORECASTER

Lastly, FOX6 and Chief Meteorologist Rob Haswell are looking for some smart, fun, outgoing, and weather-loving kids to help with the weather forecasts Friday mornings on WakeUp News. If you have a 6 to 12-year-old child who is into weather and wants to show his or her stuff, then we want to hear from you! CLICK HERE to learn more.

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