Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1214 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

WIZ002>004-130000-
BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHBURN...BAYFIELD...ASHLAND...HURLEY
1214 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW RESULTING IN REDUCED VISIBILITY THIS
AFTERNOON...

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS AND STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WERE CAUSING
REDUCED VISIBILITY NEAR THE SOUTH SHORE OF LAKE SUPERIOR THIS
AFTERNOON. OBSERVERS HAVE REPORTED VISIBILITY BETWEEN 1 MILE AND
300 FT...WITH PERIODS OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS DURING THE STRONGER
WIND GUSTS.

LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO WI HIGHWAY 13
IN NORTHERN BAYFIELD AND NORTHERN ASHLAND COUNTIES...US HIGHWAY 2
FROM IRON RIVER TO HURLEY...WI HIGHWAY 169 IN NORTHWEST IRON
COUNTY...WI HIGHWAY 77 IN NORTHERN IRON COUNTY...AND US HIGHWAY 51
IN IRON COUNTY.

USE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING THIS AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY MAY
DECREASE RAPIDLY IN GUSTS AND IN HEAVIER SNOW BANDS. IN ADDITION
TO THE REDUCED VISIBILITY...SNOW MAY COVER ROADS IN LOCATIONS
FAVORABLE FOR DRIFTING.

$$

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