Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WWUS43 KDLH 071651
WSWDLH

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1051 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...LOCALLY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT
ACROSS THE SOUTH SHORE...

.SIGNIFICANT SNOW AMOUNTS FROM LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IS
EXPECTED THROUGH THE REST OF THE WORK WEEK. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY. THE SNOW WILL COME DOWN
HARD AT TIMES... ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE BAYFIELD
PENINSULA AND ALONG THE GOGEBIC RANGE OF IRON COUNTY. MORE THAN 6
INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE IN THOSE AREAS...BUT A FOOT OR MORE
WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE GOGEBIC RANGE.

WIZ004-080000-
/O.CON.KDLH.LE.W.0002.161208T0600Z-161210T1200Z/
IRON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...HURLEY
1051 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...HIGHEST SNOW TOTALS WILL BE ALONG THE GOGEBIC
  RANGE OF NORTHERN IRON COUNTY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE MANY ROADS IMPASSABLE AND MAY
  PRODUCE POWER OUTAGES DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW ON TREE
  LIMBS AND POWER LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE FOR THE STORM. STOCK UP ON MEDICINES...
BATTERIES...WATER...FOOD...PET SUPPLIES AND BABY SUPPLIES.

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE-
EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR
IMPOSSIBLE. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES
IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP 1 TO SEVERAL
INCHES OF SNOW PER HOUR FOR SEVERAL HOURS. VISIBILITIES VARY
GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO ZERO WITHIN MINUTES.  TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE COULD BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

WIZ002-003-080000-
/O.CON.KDLH.LE.Y.0003.161208T0600Z-161209T2100Z/
BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHBURN...BAYFIELD...ASHLAND
1051 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 3 PM CST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN PORTIONS OF BAYFIELD AND ASHLAND
  COUNTIES...INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WASHBURN...BAYFIELD AND
  ASHLAND.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE MANY ROADS IMPASSABLE AND MAY
  PRODUCE POWER OUTAGES DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW ON TREE
  LIMBS AND POWER LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO PREPARE FOR THE STORM. STOCK UP ON MEDICINES...
BATTERIES...WATER...FOOD...PET SUPPLIES AND BABY SUPPLIES.

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE
INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS. USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

&&

$$

JJM



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