Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
956 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-211130-
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-
956 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ROAD TEMPERATURES WERE BELOW FREEZING OVER A LARGE PORTION OF THE
NORTHLAND THIS MORNING RESULTING IN WIDESPREAD FREEZING DRIZZLE
AND FREEZING RAIN. AREAS OF FOG ARE EXPECTED AS WELL...WHICH MAY
REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE MILE IN SOME LOCALES. TRAVEL
WILL BE DIFFICULT THIS MORNING. FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLEASE
SEE THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A PROLONGED PERIOD OF LIGHT RAIN...DRIZZLE...FREEZING DRIZZLE...
AND SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
SNOWFALL AND ICE AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE MINIMAL...BUT A PERIOD
OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT ALONG THE
HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE NORTH SHORE. THOSE TRAVELING SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION AS THERE MAY BE SLIPPERY STRETCHES ON AREA ROADS...
ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT AND ACROSS ELEVATED ROADWAYS.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR MAINLY SNOW TUESDAY INTO THURSDAY...WITH A
PERIOD OF ACCUMULATING SNOW POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT ACROSS EAST
CENTRAL MINNESOTA INTO NORTHWEST WISCONSIN. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT...BUT A CHANGE IN STORM TRACK COULD LEAD TO
HIGHER SNOWFALL AMOUNTS. STAY TUNED IN THE COMING DAYS AS WE WORK
TO REFINE THIS FORECAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOW SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO REPORT PRECIPITATION TYPE...AND
MEASUREMENTS OF SNOW OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE. SPOTTERS AND THE PUBLIC CAN ALSO REPORT PRECIPITATION
TYPE WITH THE FREE M-PING SMARTPHONE APP.

$$

JJM/JTS/HUYCK

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



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