Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
322 PM CDT Tue Sep 19 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-
322 PM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight

Strong northeast winds will increase the threat of rip currents
today, mainly in the Duluth entry affecting the Park Point Beach
in Duluth.

There is a chance for strong to severe thunderstorms tonight,
mainly across north-central Minnesota. Thunderstorms could produce
damaging winds, large hail, and brief heavy rainfall. As
thunderstorms move east into northeast Minnesota and northwest
Wisconsin towards early Wednesday morning, they are expected to

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Chance of thunderstorms continue Wednesday morning. A few strong
storms are possible and may produce gusty winds, small hail, and
frequent cloud-to-ground lightning.

There will be several opportunities for strong to severe
thunderstorms and heavy rainfall Thursday night through early
next week. The risk of strong to severe thunderstorms will
include all of the Northland Thursday evening through Friday
night, then shift southeast of a line from Aitkin to the Twin
Ports, including all of northwest Wisconsin for Saturday and
Sunday. The best chance for heavy rainfall will be Friday
afternoon and Friday night in Minnesota, then again Sunday
afternoon and Sunday night in northwest Wisconsin. Heavy rainfall
may produce flash flooding this weekend.


Skywarn Spotters may be needed tonight in northern Minnesota,
possibly into northwest Wisconsin late tonight into early
Wednesday morning.


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-
322 PM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight

Northeast winds will continue to increase this afternoon, leading
to a resultant increase in wave heights. The combination of wind
and waves could create conditions hazardous to smaller vessels.
Thus, a Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the head of Lake
Superior and along the North and South Shore for the rest of this
afternoon and overnight tonight. Please see the latest Nearshore
Marine Forecast and Marine Weather Message for more details.

There is a chance of thunderstorms late tonight over the nearshore
waters. Some of the storms may be strong with gusty winds, small
hail, and frequent cloud-to-water lightning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday morning and afternoon,
and again Thursday night through the weekend. Strong to severe
storms are possible.



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http://www.weather.gov/duluth (all lower case)

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