Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
348 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...MIXTURE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...FOG AND LIGHT SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.A LOW MOVING WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE
PERSISTENT FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FOG THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO LIGHT SNOW AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY OVER FAR NORTHERN MINNESOTA. THE COMBINATION OF
MIXED PRECIPITATION...TEMPERATURES IN THE 20S... AND FOG WILL
CREATE SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES ACROSS MUCH
OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MINNESOTA.

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>037-201800-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0038.000000T0000Z-141220T1800Z/
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INTERNATIONAL FALLS...ELY...ISABELLA...
BIGFORK...HIBBING...TWO HARBORS...GRAND MARAIS...WALKER...
GRAND RAPIDS...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD...HILL CITY...AITKIN...
DULUTH...CLOQUET
348 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* LOCATION...ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA TO THE NORTH AND
  WEST OF A LINE ROUGHLY FROM LAKE MILLE LACS TO THE TWIN PORTS.
  THIS INCLUDES DULUTH... THE IRON RANGE CITIES... THE ENTIRE
  BRAINERD LAKES AREA... INTERNATIONAL FALLS AND ELY.

* TIMING...THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TRACE TO A HALF INCH.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A LIGHT COATING OF ICE ON EXPOSED SURFACES
  AND UNTREATED ROADWAYS.

* VISIBILITY...BETWEEN A HALF MILE AND 2 MILES THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SOME LIGHT
  SNOW ACCOMPANIED BY WIDESPREAD FOG WILL RESULT IN SLICK ROADS
  AND POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON
  SECONDARY AND UNTREATED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT SNOW AND
LOCALLY DENSE FOG MEANS ROADS...SIDEWALKS AND OTHER UNTREATED
EXPOSED SURFACES WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS DUE TO A
LIGHT COATING OF ICE AND SNOW. THE SLIPPERY CONDITIONS WILL ALSO
BE ACCOMPANIED BY LOCALLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES. USE EXTREME
CAUTION WHEN WALKING OR DRIVING...AND BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF
BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...RAMPS AND OTHER ELEVATED SURFACES AND
UNTREATED ROADS. IF TRAVELING...ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION.

&&

$$

JJM






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