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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1049 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED WEDNESDAY...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT AND
INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST WEDNESDAY. THIS STORM WILL BRING A SWATH
OF HEAVY SNOW TO PARTS OF THE NORTHLAND LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE PLACEMENT OF HEAVIEST SNOW WILL LIKELY
EXTEND FROM AROUND LITTLE FALLS TO HINCKLEY IN EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA TO AROUND COPPER FALLS STATE PARK IN WISCONSIN. THIS
CORRIDOR IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE AROUND 10 TO 15 INCHES OF SNOW.
OTHER AREAS TO THE NORTH AND SOUTH WILL SEE LESSER AMOUNTS AROUND
6 TO 10 INCHES...INCLUDING THE TWIN PORTS AND BRAINERD LAKES
AREA. VERY STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR
WILL PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES OVER THE
REGION...ESPECIALLY FROM THE TWIN PORTS AND EASTWARD ALONG THE
HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR IN WISCONSIN.

MNZ034-036-038-WIZ006-161200-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.W.0010.140416T0900Z-140417T0900Z/
CROW WING-SOUTHERN AITKIN-PINE-BURNETT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRAINERD...AITKIN...HINCKLEY...
GRANTSBURG
1049 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

* 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...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS OF AROUND 12 INCHES 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.

&&

$$

MNZ020-037-161200-
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SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TWO HARBORS...DULUTH...CLOQUET
1049 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

* LOCATION...EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST 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
  AND TO THE NORTH.

* 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 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>009-161200-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.W.0010.140416T1500Z-140417T1500Z/
DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SUPERIOR...WASHBURN...ASHLAND...
HURLEY...SPOONER...HAYWARD...PHILLIPS
1049 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

* 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...10 TO 15 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 STRONG 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.

&&

$$

MNZ033-035-161200-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0027.140416T0900Z-140417T0900Z/
SOUTHERN CASS-NORTHERN AITKIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PINE RIVER...HILL CITY
1049 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY
TO 4 AM CDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING LEADER AND PINE RIVER.

* 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 CASS COUNTY.
  LESSER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED FURTHER NORTH AROUND BACKUS.

* 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 WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS THAT ARE MORE EXPOSED TO THE WIND. ROADS MAY BE SLICK AND
HAZARDOUS...SO ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

MNZ012-019-021-161200-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0027.140416T1500Z-140417T1500Z/
NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ISABELLA...HIBBING...GRAND MARAIS
1049 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY
TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...THE ARROWHEAD OF NORTHEAST MINNESOTA...INCLUDING
  THE NORTH SHORE AND SECTIONS OF THE IRON RANGE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP WEDNESDAY MORNING AND INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY AND COVERAGE DURING THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
  AFTERNOON. BLOWING SNOW WILL DURING THIS TIME ALSO. THE SNOW
  WILL TAPER OFF WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE
  ACROSS PARTS OF THE ARROWHEAD.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY WILL CAUSE REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS THAT ARE MORE EXPOSED TO THE WIND. ROADS MAY BE SLICK AND
HAZARDOUS...SO ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$







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