Red flag warnings have come down as humidity levels rise, but the area is not out of the woods yet. Hot, dry, and windy conditions prompted officials to issue fire weather advisories over the weekend, with only some of those factors alleviating themselves since. Temperatures are expected to return close to normal beginning on Friday, but rainfall will be spotty.
Meteorologist Matthew Zika of the National Weather Service in Marquette says that until precipitation comes at a steadier clip, people will need to remain vigilant.
Thunderstorms have been more common through southern Houghton and Baraga Counties in recent weeks, even as the rest of the Keweenaw stays dry.