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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
106 PM 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 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 A FOOT...WILL
MOST AFFECT AN AREA FROM AROUND HINCKLEY AND GRANTSBURG...
NORTHEAST TO ASHLAND AND IRONWOOD. 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.

MNZ036-038-WIZ006-160215-
/O.UPG.KDLH.WS.A.0008.140416T0900Z-140417T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDLH.WS.W.0010.140416T0900Z-140417T0900Z/
SOUTHERN AITKIN-PINE-BURNETT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AITKIN...HINCKLEY...GRANTSBURG
106 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY
TO 4 AM CDT THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL AND
  CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING AITKIN...THE INTERSTATE 35
  CORRIDOR THROUGH PINE COUNTY...AND SIREN AND GRANTSBURG IN
  WISCONSIN.

* 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...9 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY EXTEND FROM AROUND HINCKLEY INTO
  NORTHERN BURNETT COUNTY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED
  WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITY COULD BE LESS THAN ONE
  QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS AND IN
  THE BLOWING SNOW.

* 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 WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE.  IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. BE AWARE
THAT YOU MAY BECOME STRANDED AND THAT IT COULD TAKE MANY HOURS FOR
HELP TO ARRIVE. KEEP A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT IN YOUR VEHICLE...
INCLUDING A FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER. LET SOMEONE KNOW YOUR
TRAVEL ROUTE AND EXPECTED ARRIVAL TIME AND HAVE A WORKING CELL
PHONE IN CASE YOU BECOME STRANDED.

&&

$$

WIZ001>004-007>009-160215-
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/O.NEW.KDLH.WS.W.0010.140416T1500Z-140417T1500Z/
DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SUPERIOR...WASHBURN...ASHLAND...
HURLEY...SPOONER...HAYWARD...PHILLIPS
106 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM
CDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE HIGHWAY 53 AND
  HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDORS...AND THE HAYWARD LAKES AND GOGEBIC RANGE
  AREAS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY MORNING AND INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY AND COVERAGE THROUGH THE DAY WEDNESDAY...EVENTUALLY
  DIMINISHING AND MOVING OUT OF THE REGION EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...9 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY EXTEND FROM THE MINONG AND GORDON
  AREAS NORTHEASTWARD TO AROUND IRONWOOD AND ASHLAND.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED
  WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. FREQUENT GUSTS
  30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN ONE
  QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS...AND
  ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO LAKE SUPERIOR WITH THE COMBINATION OF
  STRONGER WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW.

* 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 WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE.  IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. BE AWARE
THAT YOU MAY BECOME STRANDED AND THAT IT COULD TAKE MANY HOURS FOR
HELP TO ARRIVE. KEEP A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT IN YOUR VEHICLE...
INCLUDING A FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER. LET SOMEONE KNOW YOUR
TRAVEL ROUTE AND EXPECTED ARRIVAL TIME AND HAVE A WORKING CELL
PHONE IN CASE YOU BECOME STRANDED.

&&

$$

MNZ033-034-160215-
/O.EXT.KDLH.WS.A.0008.140416T0900Z-140417T0900Z/
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD
106 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATION...CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE BRAINERD LAKES AREA.

* 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...6 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY AFFECT SOUTHERN CROW WING AND FAR
  SOUTHERN CASS COUNTIES. LESSER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED FURTHER
  NORTH AROUND BACKUS AND EMILY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED
  WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITY COULD BE LESS THAN ONE
  QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS... AND
  ESPECIALLY IN COMBINATION WITH THE BLOWING SNOW.

* 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.

&&

$$

MNZ020-035-037-160215-
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SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TWO HARBORS...HILL CITY...DULUTH...
CLOQUET
106 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

* LOCATION...PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE TWIN
  PORTS AREA...INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR THROUGH CARLTON COUNTY...AND
  ALONG THE NORTH SHORE TO TWO HARBORS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING AND INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY AND COVERAGE LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND INTO THE
  AFTERNOON... EVENTUALLY DIMINISHING AND MOVING OUT OF THE REGION
  LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY EXTEND FROM SOUTHERN CARLTON COUNTY
  NORTHEAST TO AROUND DULUTH. LIGHTER AMOUNTS AROUND 6 INCHES OR
  LESS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN SAINT LOUIS COUNTY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. FREQUENT GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE. VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS... AND ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO
  LAKE SUPERIOR WITH THE COMBINATION OF BLOWING SNOW.

* 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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