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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
338 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...A WINTRY MIX EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS THE
NORTHLAND...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE NORTHLAND TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY. AN ICY MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP RAPIDLY OVERNIGHT...AND EXPAND QUICKLY
EASTWARD AFTER MIDNIGHT. ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO GENERALLY
REMAIN UNDER A QUARTER INCH. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR HIGHER ICE
ACCUMULATIONS FROM THE TWIN PORTS NORTH INTO THE ARROWHEAD
DEPENDING ON HOW QUICKLY TEMPERATURES RISE SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW
ACCUMULATION WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES OVER FAR NORTHERN
MINNESOTA INTO THE ARROWHEAD...WITH MOST OTHER AREAS RECEIVING UP
TO AN INCH. IF YOU WILL BE DRIVING ACROSS THE NORTHLAND TONIGHT
AND EARLY SATURDAY...BE AWARE THAT ROADS MAY BECOME VERY SLIPPERY.

MNZ011-019-037-190445-
/O.EXT.KDLH.WW.Y.0028.140419T0500Z-140419T1700Z/
NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELY...HIBBING...DULUTH...CLOQUET
338 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON CDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...INCLUDING ELY...CRANE
  LAKE...DULUTH...CLOQUET...AND HIBBING.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH NOON SATURDAY. MIXED
  PRECIPITATION SHOULD INCREASE IN COVERAGE OVERNIGHT...THEN
  TRANSITION TO MAINLY RAIN BY LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO
  RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES NEAR THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER TO AN
  INCH FURTHER SOUTH. ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO BE LESS THAN
  A QUARTER INCH. SOME HIGHER ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE IF
  SURFACE TEMPERATURES ARE SLOWER TO RISE THAN CURRENTLY FORECAST.

* IMPACTS...THE MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TO MAKE ROADS SLIPPERY IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIXED PRECIPITATION MEANS A MIXTURE
OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IS EXPECTED. SMALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND ICE ARE EXPECTED ON UNTREATED ROADS AND
SIDEWALKS. ANYONE WITH TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY. SLOW DOWN WHEN DRIVING AND
ALLOW FOR EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE BECAUSE YOU MAY LOSE CONTROL OF
YOUR VEHICLE IF YOU TRY TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP QUICKLY.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
326 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-191030-
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-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
326 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN POSTED FOR AREAS FROM DULUTH
AND CLOQUET NORTHWARD TO THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER STARTING LATER
TONIGHT AND LASTING INTO SATURDAY. A FAST MOVING AND STRONG LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL BRING AN ICY MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW
TO THE ADVISORY AREA. ICE ACCUMULATION SHOULD REMAIN UNDER A
QUARTER INCH...AND SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES
IN THE ARROWHEAD AND BORDER REGION TO AN INCH OR TWO FURTHER
SOUTH. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR SOME HIGHER ICE ACCUMULATIONS IF LOW
LEVEL TEMPERATURES WARM SLOWER THAN EXPECTED FROM THE DULUTH AREA
NORTH INTO THE ARROWHEAD. SEE THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER PRODUCTS ISSUED BY
OUR OFFICE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CONTINUES INTO SATURDAY MORNING...BUT
INTO THE AFTERNOON OVER THE ARROWHEAD. THERE WILL BE SOME ADDITIONAL
SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION THROUGHOUT THE MORNING. THERE IS A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON OVER SOUTHERN AREAS...AND
ONCE AGAIN FROM TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR
TONIGHT.

$$



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