Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HWODLH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
443 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-161200-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
443 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL LIKELY BEGIN TO MOVE INTO THE NORTHLAND LATE TONIGHT AS
A STORM SYSTEM BEGINS TO APPROACH THE UPPER MIDWEST. THE STORM
SYSTEM WILL TRACK ACROSS THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT AND THEN MOVE INTO
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN WEDNESDAY. THIS STORM
COULD BRING 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW TO LARGE PARTS OF NORTHWEST
WISCONSIN AND EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE TWIN PORTS
AREA...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A WINTER STORM
WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY. PLEASE
READ THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR ADDITIONAL
DETAILS...AND PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON THIS WINTER STORM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SNOWFALL RATES ACROSS PARTS OF THE NORTHLAND WILL LIKELY INTENSIFY
WEDNESDAY MORNING AS THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE UPPER
MIDWEST. THE SNOW SHOULD CONTINUE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN
BEGIN TO DIMINISH AND MOVE OUT OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A
WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY. PLEASE READ THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR
ADDITIONAL DETAILS...AND PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON THIS
WINTER STORM.

LATER THIS WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN A
WARMING TREND...AND RUNOFF FROM SNOWMELT WILL FEED INTO AREA
RIVERS AND STREAMS CAUSING THEM TO RISE OR REMAIN HIGH. WHILE NO
MAJOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME ON ANY OF THE MAJOR RIVERS
ACROSS NORTHEAST MINNESOTA OR NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...IT IS POSSIBLE
THAT SOME OF THE SMALLER TRIBUTARY STREAMS AND RIVERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE ALONG THE NORTH SHORE OF LAKE SUPERIOR...AND ALONG THE SOUTH
SHORE IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN COULD SEE AN INCREASED FLOODING
THREAT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO MEASURE AND REPORT SNOWFALL TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

LSZ121-140>148-161200-
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-
443 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

STRENGTHENING NORTHEAST WINDS WEDNESDAY ARE EXPECTED TO
INCREASE THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.

$$

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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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