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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Duluth MN
521 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

Carlton/South St. Louis-Douglas-
Including the cities of Duluth and Superior
521 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017


Strong east to northeast winds of 15 to 30 mph, with gusts up to
40 mph, will continue this morning near the Twin Ports. Areas
which will be affected by the strong winds include MN Highway 61
from French River to Duluth, the I-35 corridor from Duluth to near
Mahtowa, US Highway 53 between Twig MN and Hawthorne WI, and US
Highway 2 from Saginaw MN to near Poplar WI. Strong crosswinds are
also likely on the Bong and Blatnik Bridges between Duluth and
Superior, and on I-35 near Thompson Hill.

Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for
high-profile vehicles. Motorists are encouraged to use extra
caution this morning and keep both hands on the wheel, especially
on I-35 from Duluth to Esko and if crossing either the US Highway
2 or I-535 bridges between Duluth and Superior.



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
502 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 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-
502 AM CDT Mon Apr 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow showers will continue this morning over far northern
Minnesota, generally along the Borderland. Another coating up to
an inch of accumulation is possible, mainly on unpaved surfaces.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A major low pressure system will bring a wintry mix of rain and
snow from Tuesday night into Thursday night across the Northland.
Freezing rain and sleet will also be possible, especially on
Tuesday night and Wednesday. The combination of snow and ice
accumulation is expected to result in some slick roads at times.
Another major system is expected to move in over the weekend with
some light snow accumulation.


Snow spotters are requested to report precipitation type, and
measurements of snow or ice accumulations, to the National Weather
Service. Anyone can report precipitation type with the free
M-PING smartphone app.


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