DNR: Fire danger very high across Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) --- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced fire danger is very high and high across the state on Sunday, April 18.

According to the DNR, Sunday's forecast calls for elevated fire weather, including low relative humidity and increasing southwest winds. The DNR warns to be aware of rapidly changing fire conditions.

The DNR says areas with HIGH fire danger today include: Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Lafayette, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Vernon, Vilas, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha counties.

The DNR also says areas with VERY HIGH danger today include: Adams, Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Burnett, Calumet, Chippewa, Clark, Door, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Florence, Fond du Lac, Forest, Green Lake, Iron, Jackson, Juneau, Kewaunee, La Crosse, Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Shawano, Sheboygan, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Washburn, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago and Wood counties.

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