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

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

...LOCALLY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY STARTING LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT ACROSS THE SOUTH SHORE...

.SIGNIFICANT SNOW AMOUNTS COULD FALL DUE TO THE CONTRIBUTION FROM
LAKE SUPERIOR. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT 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.

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IRON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...HURLEY
313 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
SNOW WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
CST SATURDAY. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE MANY ROADS IMPASSABLE AND MAY
  PRODUCE WIDESPREAD 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.

&&

$$

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BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHBURN...BAYFIELD...ASHLAND
313 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
SNOW ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM
CST FRIDAY. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* TIMING...LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 6 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  PRODUCE SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

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.

&&

$$

JTS



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