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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
208 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

...DENSE FOG FORMING OVER PARTS OF NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...

.DENSE FOG IS DEVELOPING ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN EARLY THIS MORNING...PARTICULARLY FOR AREAS
CLOSER TO LAKE SUPERIOR. EXPECT AREAS OF VISIBILITY OF ONE QUARTER
MILE OR LESS. THE FOG WILL GRADUALLY LIFT AND DISSIPATE IN THE
HOURS AFTER SUNRISE.

MNZ020-037-WIZ001>004-031400-
/O.NEW.KDLH.FG.Y.0009.150903T0708Z-150903T1400Z/
SOUTHERN LAKE/NORTH SHORE-CARLTON/SOUTH ST. LOUIS-DOUGLAS-
BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TWO HARBORS...SILVER BAY...DULUTH...
LAKE NEBAGAMON...SOLON SPRINGS...POPLAR...SUPERIOR...OLIVER...
WASHBURN...BAYFIELD...ASHLAND...HURLEY...MONTREAL
208 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDING THE NORTH SHORE FROM TWO HARBORS TO THE
  TWIN PORTS AREA...AND AREAS OF THE SOUTH SHORE IN NW
  WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR AND ASHLAND.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

* TIMING...EARLY THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...COMMUTES COULD BE LONGER THAN USUAL BECAUSE OF THE LOW
  VISIBILITY IN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

G2

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
208 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR...

.DENSE FOG HAS DEVELOPED OVER MUCH OF WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR AND
WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE MID MORNING HOURS.

LSZ121-142>148-031500-
/O.NEW.KDLH.MF.Y.0002.150903T0708Z-150903T1500Z/
CHEQUAMEGON BAY-BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
208 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...A QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

JJM


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
326 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

MNZ070-077-078-031230-
DAKOTA-RICE-GOODHUE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...FARIBAULT...RED WING
326 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

...POCKETS OF DENSE FOG THIS MORNING...

A FEW AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING
ACROSS SOUTHERN MN...INCLUDING I-35.

$$

JRB


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
324 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-041200-
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-
324 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE WILL BE AREAS OF FOG ACROSS NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN EARLY THIS MORNING. THE DENSEST FOG IS
EXPECTED FOR AREAS CLOSER TO LAKE SUPERIOR...WHICH IS WHERE A
DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 AM THIS MORNING. THE FOG
SHOULD GRADUALLY LIFT AND DISSIPATE IN THE HOURS AFTER SUNRISE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.
THE BEST CHANCE OF STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE STORMS APPEARS TO BE
SUNDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
324 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

LSZ121-140>148-041200-
BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
324 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NEARSHORE
WATERS OF WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE WILL BE FOG OVER PARTS OF THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF WESTERN
LAKE SUPERIOR THIS MORNING. A DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR
PORTIONS OF THE NORTH AND SOUTH SHORES THROUGH 10 AM THIS MORNING.
PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT FOR MORE
INFORMATION.

BREEZY NORTHEAST WINDS ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR MAY RESULT IN
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT DUE TO WINDS OCCASIONALLY
GUSTING UP TO 20 KNOTS...MAINLY AT THE HEAD OF THE LAKE FROM TWO
HARBORS TO THE TWIN PORTS TO PORT WING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ON THURSDAY BREEZY NORTHEAST WINDS ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR
MAY AGAIN RESULT IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT DUE TO
WINDS OCCASIONALLY GUSTING UP TO 20 KNOTS...MAINLY AT THE HEAD OF
THE LAKE FROM TWO HARBORS TO THE TWIN PORTS TO PORT WING.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

$$

G2/JJM

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH (ALL LOWER CASE)

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
309 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
040830-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
309 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA... AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A FEW AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS.

HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REACH THE MIDDLE 90S IN WESTERN MINNESOTA
AND THE LOWER 90S IN EASTERN MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE TWIN CITIES
METRO...THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS AND PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL RETURN FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW AT
THIS TIME.

HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REACH THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S FOR MUCH OF
THE COVERAGE AREA FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1117 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ032-033-041-
053>055-061-031100-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-LA CROSSE-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
1117 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

FROM SATURDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE.
IT IS TOO EARLY TO DISCERN WHETHER THESE STORMS WOULD BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

DAS/BOYNE

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1117 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

WIZ017-029-034-042>044-031100-
TAYLOR-CLARK-JACKSON-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-
1117 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
AND NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR NORTH OF INTERSTATE 94 THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON. A FEW OF THE STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF HEAVY
DOWNPOURS AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH. LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE A
HAZARD.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. LIGHTNING WILL BE
THE MAIN HAZARD.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

FROM SATURDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE.
IT IS TOO EARLY TO DISCERN WHETHER THESE STORMS WOULD BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
658 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-031200-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-
WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-TOWNER-CAVALIER-
PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-
RICHLAND-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
658 AM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY AND
FRIDAY NIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH EARLY MORNING...AND REDUCE
VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
OTHERWISE...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. THE THREAT STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL INCREASE
FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...SPREADING INTO WESTERN
MINNESOTA FRIDAY NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO POSSIBLE
NEAR ANY STORM. SEVERAL MORE ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND...SO STAY TUNED TO LATER FORECASTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS WEEKEND.

$$

DK

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