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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Duluth MN
417 AM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

...SNOW FOR THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD AND IRON RANGE LATE TODAY AND
TONIGHT...

.A quick burst of snow will impact the Iron Range and Minnesota
Arrowhead late today and tonight. A band of precipitation will
develop across northern Minnesota late this afternoon, mostly rain
at first. Temperatures will drop this evening and bring a quick
transition from rain to snow. The snowfall rates could be intense
at times, reducing visibility to a half mile or less. About 3 to 5
inches of snow are forecast for much of far northeast Minnesota.
Following the snowfall, a period of light freezing rain or
freezing drizzle may produce a glaze of ice.

MNZ011-012-019>021-161930-
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North St. Louis-Northern Cook/Northern Lake-Central St. Louis-
Southern Lake/North Shore-Southern Cook/North Shore-
Including the cities of Ely, Isabella, Hibbing, Two Harbors,
Silver Bay, and Grand Marais
417 AM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM CDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for Snow and Freezing Drizzle...which is in
effect from 7 PM this evening to 9 AM CDT Friday.

* LOCATIONS...The Iron Range and Minnesota Arrowhead.

* TIMING...Early this evening through the middle of Friday
  morning. The snow will fall before dawn Friday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 5 inches.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...Light, up to a couple hundredths of an inch
  of icing.

* VISIBILITIES...Less than a half of a mile at times in the most
  intense part of the snow band.

* IMPACTS...Driving conditions will be difficult at times on any
  snow covered and icy roads, and in because of the low
  visibility in the the most intense part of the snow band.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter weather advisory for snow and freezing drizzle means
that accumulating snow and light icing will cause travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and reduced
visibility...and use caution while driving. Allow extra time to
reach your destination.

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