Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
329 PM CST Wed Feb 22 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-
329 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Rain showers will transition to snow across east-central
Minnesota into parts of northwest Wisconsin late today into this
evening. Up to 1 inch of snowfall is possible. A few isolated
thunderstorms are also possible, especially along Highway 210 in
east central Minnesota.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A winter storm will move through the Upper Midwest Thursday night
through Saturday morning. Snow will be likely in northwest
Wisconsin and adjacent areas of central Minnesota. The exact
track of the low pressure system and snow amounts are still in
question, but there is potential for 6 inches or more for portions
of northwest Wisconsin. Stay tuned to the latest forecast for
details as we get closer to this event.

The Mississippi River at Fort Ripley is forecast to rise above
flood stage early Saturday morning with minor flooding expected,
mainly in rural areas near Fort Ripley.


Spotters are requested to report precipitation type...and
measurements of snow accumulations or hail to the National
Weather Service. Spotters and the public can also report
precipitation type with the free M-PING smartphone app.



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

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