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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS
THIS AFTERNOON...AND 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...REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF HEAVIEST
SNOW. HOWEVER...IT IS APPEARING MORE LIKELY THAT NORTHWEST
WISCONSIN AND PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA COULD RECEIVE 9 TO
14 INCHES OF SNOW. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS...GREATER THAN 12
INCHES...WILL MOST LIKELY AFFECT THE NORTHERN MOST TIER OF
COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...AND WEST ALONG THE INTERSTATE 35
CORRIDOR BETWEEN DULUTH AND HINCKLEY. VERY STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS
ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR WILL PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES FROM THE TWIN PORTS AND ALONG THE HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR
IN WISCONSIN.

MNZ020-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-160030-
/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
1119 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 AND AFTERNOON...EVENTUALLY
  DIMINISHING AND MOVING OUT OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY AFFECT THE NORTHERN MOST TIER OF
  COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN 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 15 TO 25 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. FREQUENT GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE. VISIBILITY COULD BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS... ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO
  LAKE SUPERIOR IN COMBINATION WITH 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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