Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
853 AM CST FRI JAN 23 2015

...ICY TRAVEL CONDITIONS PERSIST THIS MORNING...

.ROADS ARE ICE COVERED ACROSS MOST OF THE NORTHLAND THIS MORNING.
THERE HAVE BEEN MANY REPORTS OF ACCIDENTS AND CARS IN DITCHES
ACROSS THE REGION. CREWS WERE TRYING TO GET ROAD CONDITIONS UNDER
CONTROL BUT IT WILL TAKE SOME TIME FOR ROAD SURFACES TO IMPROVE.
THE RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO END FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST...BUT
THE ROADS WILL TAKE A WHILE LONGER TO IMPROVE. BY MID TO LATE
MORNING...AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB THROUGH THE 30S AND PAVEMENT
TEMPERATURES WARM...CONDITIONS SHOULD QUICKLY IMPROVE.

MNZ011-012-018>021-026-231600-
/O.EXP.KDLH.WW.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150123T1500Z/
NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-NORTHERN ITASCA-
CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN ITASCA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELY...ISABELLA...BIGFORK...HIBBING...
TWO HARBORS...GRAND MARAIS...GRAND RAPIDS
853 AM CST FRI JAN 23 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

FREEZING PRECIPITATION HAS ENDED ALONG AND NORTH OF THE IRON RANGE
THIS MORNING...AND ROAD CONDITIONS HAVE IMPROVED.

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MNZ025-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-231800-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150123T1800Z/
NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-
SOUTHERN AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-
ASHLAND-IRON-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALKER...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD...
HILL CITY...AITKIN...DULUTH...CLOQUET...HINCKLEY...SUPERIOR...
WASHBURN...ASHLAND...HURLEY...GRANTSBURG...SPOONER...HAYWARD...
PHILLIPS
853 AM CST FRI JAN 23 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA AND NORTHWESTERN
  WISCONSIN... INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WALKER...PINE RIVER...
  BRAINERD... AITKIN...HINCKLEY...DULUTH...ASHLAND...HURLEY...
  GRANTSBURG... SPOONER...HAYWARD AND PHILLIPS.

* TIMING...UNTIL NOON.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN AN INCH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS ARE VERY SLIPPERY ACROSS THE REGION. THE
  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IN MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN
  REPORTS ICE COVERED ROADS. THERE HAVE BEEN NUMEROUS ACCIDENTS
  AND REPORTS OF CARS IN THE DITCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIXED PRECIPITATION MEANS A MIXTURE
OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IS EXPECTED. SMALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND ICE ARE EXPECTED ON UNTREATED ROADS AND
SIDEWALKS. ANYONE WITH TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN WHEN DRIVING AND ALLOW FOR EXTRA
STOPPING DISTANCE BECAUSE YOU MAY LOSE CONTROL OF YOUR VEHICLE IF
YOU TRY TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP QUICKLY.

&&

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