Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1220 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-131200-
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-
PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
1220 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE NORTHLAND TODAY.
GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS WILL REDEVELOP WIDESPREAD WIND CHILLS OF 25
TO 35 BELOW ZERO ACROSS NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND PARTS OF NORTHWEST
WISCONSIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING. THE WINDS WILL
WEAKEN OVERNIGHT...BUT AIR TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE NORTHLAND WILL
PLUMMET TO 15 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. A
WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
THE TWIN PORTS AREA OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN FOR LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. PLEASE READ THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER
MESSAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION. PARTS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN MAY
NEED TO BE ADDED TO THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIGID WEATHER WILL GREET THE NORTHLAND FRIDAY MORNING. THERE WILL
BE LINGERING WIND CHILLS OF 25 TO 35 BELOW ZERO ACROSS NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND THE TWIN PORTS ARE OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN FOR MUCH
OF THE MORNING. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR LATE
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. PLEASE READ THE LATEST
WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
VALLEY MONDAY AND TUESDAY. THE PASSING STORM COULD BRING A LIGHT
WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN TO PORTIONS OF
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOW SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO REPORT THEIR SNOWFALL MEASUREMENTS
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

LSZ121-140>148-131200-
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-
1220 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NEARSHORE
WATERS OF WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A FAST-MOVING CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH NORTHWEST ONTARIO
TODAY PULLING AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.
WIND SPEEDS AND WAVE HEIGHTS WILL INCREASE TODAY AND REMAIN STRONG
THIS EVENING. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT
GALES TO 40 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. THE STRONG WINDS AND FALLING
TEMPERATURES MAY RESULT IN HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVERNIGHT. PLEASE
REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE AND NEARSHORE MARINE
FORECAST FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

SEA SMOKE WILL BE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AND COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY
TO LESS THAN ONE-HALF MILE...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE.
RAPID ICE FORMATION IN PROTECTED HARBORS AND SHALLOW WATERS IS
LIKELY ONCE AGAIN TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

WINDS OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN FRIDAY
NIGHT AND SATURDAY AS A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES THROUGH
THE REGION. THE STRONG WINDS AND RESULTANT WAVES MAY CREATE
CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALLER VESSELS.

$$

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MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH (ALL LOWER CASE)


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