Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Duluth MN
358 PM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

Koochiching-North St. Louis-Northern Cook/Northern Lake-
North Itasca-Central St. Louis-Southern Lake/North Shore-
Southern Cook/North Shore-North Cass-South Itasca-South Cass-
Crow Wing-Northern Aitkin-South Aitkin-Carlton/South St. Louis-
358 PM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight

Late tonight rain will change over to snow across portions of the
Northland, most likely along the higher terrain of Duluth and
north along the north shore. Snowfall accumulation of 1 to 3
inches is possible, which could result in slick roads.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A mix of rain and snow will continue Thursday, resulting in
additional accumulations in some locations, with the best chance
for snowfall across the higher terrain of Duluth and north along
the North Shore during the morning hours, and into the higher
terrain of the South Shore in the afternoon.

An area of low pressure is forecast to move across the Plains and
across the Upper Midwest Sunday night through Tuesday morning. A
wintry mix of rain and snow is likely, especially Sunday night and
Monday morning, and accumulating snow is possible north of a line
from the Brainerd Lakes to Duluth, including the Arrowhead and
the Iron Range.


Snow spotters are requested to report precipitation type, and
measurements of snow or ice accumulations, to the National Weather
Service. Spotters and the public can also report precipitation
type with the free M-PING smartphone app.


Bayfield to Oak Point WI-Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN-
Grand Marais to Taconite Harbor MN-
Taconite Harbor to Silver Bay Harbor MN-
Silver Bay Harbor to Two Harbors MN-Two Harbors to Duluth MN-
Duluth MN to Port Wing WI-Port Wing to Sand Island WI-
Sand Island to Bayfield WI-Oak Point to Saxon Harbor WI-
358 PM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the nearshore
waters of western Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight

An area of low pressure will lift northeastward from southeast
Nebraska to central Wisconsin tonight. The tightening pressure
gradient over western Lake Superior will create strong
northeasterly winds, with gale-force gusts possible by sunrise.
Please refer to the latest Marine Weather Message and Nearshore
Marine Forecast for details on the Small Craft Advisory and Gale
Warning in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

The surface low will advance east-northeast to southern Ontario
by Friday morning, keeping the pressure gradient tight with winds
backing northerly Thursday and gradually diminishing Thursday
night. A Small Craft Advisory and Gale Warning are in effect.

Another area of low pressure will move through the region Sunday
night through Tuesday. Strong east to northeast winds will develop
once again as the system passes to the south. The strong wind and
building waves may create conditions hazardous to smaller



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http://www.weather.gov/duluth (all lower case)

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