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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
330 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...INCREASING LIKELIHOOD THAT THE NORTHLAND WILL GET HEAVY SNOW
LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS THIS
AFTERNOON...AND IS PROJECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT
AND INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST WEDNESDAY. THERE IS INCREASING
CONFIDENCE THAT THIS STORM WILL BRING A SWATH OF HEAVY SNOW TO
PARTS OF THE NORTHLAND LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THERE
IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS SYSTEM...SUCH AS WHERE THE
HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL. HOWEVER...IT IS APPEARING MORE AND MORE
LIKELY THAT NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE TWIN PORTS AREA...COULD GET 6 TO 12
INCHES OF SNOW. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS...ABOUT 9 TO 12 INCHES...WILL
MOSTLY LIKELY AFFECT THE NORTHERN MOST TIER OF COUNTIES IN
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...THE TWIN PORTS AREA...AND THE INTERSTATE 35
CORRIDOR BETWEEN DULUTH AND HINCKLEY.

MNZ020-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-151630-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.A.0008.140416T0900Z-140417T1200Z/
SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-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...TWO HARBORS...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD...
HILL CITY...AITKIN...DULUTH...CLOQUET...HINCKLEY...SUPERIOR...
WASHBURN...ASHLAND...HURLEY...GRANTSBURG...SPOONER...HAYWARD...
PHILLIPS
330 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL AND
  CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE TWIN PORTS AREA...INTERSTATE
  35 CORRIDOR THROUGH CARLTON AND PINE COUNTIES...AND THE BRAINERD
  LAKES AND AITKIN AREAS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT AND INCREASE IN INTENSITY
  AND COVERAGE WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND BEGIN TO DIMINISH AND MOVE OUT OF THE REGION
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY AFFECT THE NORTHERN MOST TIER OF
  COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...THE TWIN PORTS AREA...AND THE
  INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR BETWEEN DULUTH AND HINCKLEY. AREAS TO THE
  SOUTH...INCLUDING PRICE COUNTY AND WEST TO SOUTHERN PINE
  COUNTY...COULD SEE 6 TO 10 INCHES. THE BRAINERD LAKES AND AITKIN
  AREAS COULD SEE ABOUT 5 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH.
  HOWEVER...STRONGER WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ARE POSSIBLE CLOSE TO
  LAKE SUPERIOR DUE TO THE MUCH STRONGER WINDS THAT WILL BE COMING
  OFF THE LAKE. VISIBILITY COULD BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A
  MILE AT TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOWFALL RATES...ESPECIALLY
  CLOSER TO LAKE SUPERIOR IN THE STRONGER WINDS.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
  BRANCHES. ROADS COULD BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

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