Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
1133 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

Koochiching-North St. Louis-Northern Cook/Northern Lake-
North Itasca-Central St. Louis-Southern Lake/North Shore-
Southern Cook/North Shore-North Cass-South Itasca-South Cass-
Crow Wing-Northern Aitkin-South Aitkin-Carlton/South St. Louis-
1133 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Winter weather advisories are posted for the area tonight. Strong
wind gusts are also expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Strong west winds on Lake Superior may cause flooding and damage
to lakeshore infrastructure along the Bayfield county coastline
through the day on Tuesday, mainly from Port Wing to Sand Bay. See
the latest Lakeshore Flood Advisory for more details.

Lake effect snowfall will impact the south shore through the week
and into the weekend, with the most intense snow falling Tuesday
night into Wednesday when 2 to 6 inches of snowfall is possible
across the snow belt region, mainly impacting Iron County. See
the Winter Weather Advisory in effect for more details.

Much colder air will move in mid to late week. Wind chill values
may fall to 15 to 25 degrees below zero Wednesday night and
Friday night.


Snow spotters are requested to report their snowfall measurements
tonight to the National Weather Service.


Bayfield to Oak Point WI-Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN-
Grand Marais to Taconite Harbor MN-
Taconite Harbor to Silver Bay Harbor MN-
Silver Bay Harbor to Two Harbors MN-Two Harbors to Duluth MN-
Duluth MN to Port Wing WI-Port Wing to Sand Island WI-
Sand Island to Bayfield WI-Oak Point to Saxon Harbor WI-
1133 PM CST Mon Dec 4 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Nearshore
waters of western Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

An intense low pressure system will move across western Lake
Superior tonight, bringing gale and storm force west to northwest
winds to all of western Lake Superior tonight into Tuesday. Very
strong west winds will develop tonight resulting in gale force
gusts of 35 to 45 knots. Storm force gusts to near 50 knots are
possible for portions of the south shore, especially from Port
Wing to Sand Island. Please see the latest marine weather message
and nearshore marine forecast for additional details on advisories
and warnings in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Strong west winds will persist through Tuesday, then gradually
diminish Tuesday night. The combination of strong winds and much
colder air may lead to a risk for freezing spray on Tuesday and
Tuesday night, especially for any vessels sailing westward into
the wind.



More information may be obtained at the following web address:
http://www.weather.gov/duluth (all lower case)

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