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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
501 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-231115-
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-
Pine-Douglas-Bayfield-Ashland-Iron-Burnett-Washburn-Sawyer-Price-
501 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A fast-moving area of low pressure will bring snow and some
freezing drizzle to the Northland Thursday afternoon through
Friday morning. Freezing drizzle may mix with the snow from the
I-35 Corridor east across northwest Wisconsin during the pre- dawn
hours on Friday morning. Relatively intense snow rates are
possible with this event, with a period of 1 inch per hour
snowfall rates possible for some areas. A Winter Storm Warning and
Winter Weather Advisories have been issued. Please refer to the
latest winter weather messages for details specific to your
location.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

The low pressure system that brings snow to the area tonight will
continue Friday, coming to an end during the late morning and
early afternoon hours. Storm total snowfall amounts of 3 to 6
inches are expected over a large portion of the area, with higher
amounts along the North Shore. Freezing drizzle is expected to mix
with the snow on Friday before the precipitation comes to an end,
mainly along and east of the Interstate 35 corridor and
northwest Wisconsin. A Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather
Advisories have been issued. Please refer to the latest winter
weather messages for details specific to your location.

A potential winter storm could impact portions of the Northland for
Saturday night through Sunday morning. There is still much
uncertainty regarding snowfall amounts at this time, but northwest
Wisconsin and adjacent areas of northeast Minnesota could see
accumulations of 6 inches or more during this time frame.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

LE/JTS

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




Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Duluth MN
405 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO
FRIDAY MORNING...

.A fast-moving area of low pressure will bring a period of snow
and freezing drizzle to the Northland Thursday afternoon through
Friday morning. Snow will begin in central Minnesota late
Thursday afternoon and spread northeastward across the Northland
during the evening. A band of heavy snow will likely develop
during the early morning hours Friday and lift northward through
northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin, resulting in snow
rates up to 1 inch per hour. There is some potential of freezing
drizzle mixing with the snow from the pre- dawn hours of Friday
morning into the early afternoon for mainly northwest Wisconsin,
where a light glaze of ice is possible. The Friday morning
commute will be slow due to snow and ice accumulation. The system
quickly moves out of the Northland from mid Friday morning through
the early afternoon hours.

MNZ012-019-037-222215-
/O.UPG.KDLH.WS.A.0004.180223T0000Z-180223T2100Z/
/O.EXB.KDLH.WW.Y.0010.180223T0300Z-180223T1800Z/
Northern Cook/Northern Lake-Central St. Louis-
Carlton/South St. Louis-
Including the cities of Isabella, Hibbing, and Duluth
405 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and mixed precipitation are expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected, along with a light
  glaze of ice accumulation is possible.

* WHERE...Northern Cook/Northern Lake, Central St. Louis and
  Carlton/South St. Louis Counties.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to noon CST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared
  for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org, and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 511 in
either state.

&&

$$



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