Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
317 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-131245-
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-
PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
317 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

STRONG AND GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE NORTHLAND WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY THIS EVENING AMIDST THIS LATEST BLAST OF
ARCTIC AIR. WINDS WILL GUST TO 25 TO 35 MPH AT TIMES. THE WINDS
AND PLUMMETING TEMPERATURES THROUGH THIS EVENING WILL RESULT IN
WIDESPREAD WIND CHILLS OF 25 TO 35 BELOW ZERO ACROSS NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
EVENING. THE COLDEST CONDITIONS WILL BE ACROSS NORTHERN MINNESOTA.
THE WINDS WILL WEAKEN OVERNIGHT...BUT AIR TEMPERATURES ACROSS
THE NORTHLAND WILL PLUMMET TO 15 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR
NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN FOR LATE THIS
AFTERNOON OR THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. PLEASE READ THE
LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

THE GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
ACROSS ROADS THE NORTHLAND...MOSTLY IN MORE OPEN AREAS...THROUGH
THIS EVENING. TRAVEL MIGHT BE DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIGID WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHLAND FRIDAY
MORNING. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN FOR LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR THIS
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. PLEASE READ THE LATEST WINTER
WEATHER MESSAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
VALLEY MONDAY AND TUESDAY. THE PASSING STORM COULD BRING A LIGHT
WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN TO PORTIONS OF
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOW SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO REPORT THEIR SNOWFALL MEASUREMENTS
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

LSZ121-140>148-131245-
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-
317 PM CST THU JAN 12 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NEARSHORE
WATERS OF WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING DUE TO
THE PASSAGE OF AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.
WIND SPEEDS AND WAVE HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN STRONG BEFORE DECREASING
LATER TONIGHT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT
GALES TO 40 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE EVENING. GALE WARNINGS
AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING AND
FRIDAY MORNING. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
AND NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

THE STRONG WINDS AND FALLING TEMPERATURES MAY RESULT IN HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY FROM GRAND MARAIS TO GRAND
PORTAGE. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE AND
NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS. SEA SMOKE WILL
BE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AND COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN
ONE-HALF MILE...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE. RAPID ICE
FORMATION IN PROTECTED HARBORS AND SHALLOW WATERS IS LIKELY ONCE
AGAIN TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

WINDS OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN FRIDAY
NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING AS A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES
THROUGH THE REGION. THE STRONG WINDS AND RESULTANT WAVES MAY
CREATE CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALLER VESSELS.

$$

G2/JTS

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH (ALL LOWER CASE)


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