Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
549 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2023

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-
549 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2023

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected today through tonight.
Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding, with the two main areas
of concern being along the North Shore and the Brainerd Lakes
area. Timing for the North Shore flash flood potential will be
this morning and afternoon as lake and terrain enhancement occurs.
The flash flood potential in the Brainerd Lakes area will be this
afternoon into tonight. Remember to NEVER drive across a flooded
roadway and to turn around, don`t drown.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible in
north-central Minnesota around the Brainerd Lakes this afternoon
and evening. Potential hazards include damaging winds up to 60
mph, large hail up to 1 inch in diameter, and locally heavy

Strong northeast winds will lead to a high risk for rip currents
today along the beaches of the Twin Ports. A Beach Hazards
Statement is in effect until this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Chances for thunderstorms will continue on Sunday into Tuesday
morning. Gusty east to northeast winds on Sunday may result in
another day of rip currents for the beaches of Lake Superior near
the Twin Ports.


Skywarn spotters are encouraged to report wind damage, hail of
any size, rainfall amounts, and flash flooding impacts to the
National Weather Service.


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-
Outer Apostle Islands Beyond 5 NM from Mainland-
549 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2023

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Lake Superior
and the Nearshore waters of western Lake Superior.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Patchy dense fog will linger early this morning. Isolated
thunderstorms will be possible for most of western Lake Superior
today into tonight. Occasional cloud to water lightning will be
the main concern. Breezy northeast winds and elevated wave heights
will create conditions hazardous for small craft today through
tonight for most nearshore waters, excluding Chequamegon Bay.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Strong northeast winds and elevated waves will continue to create
conditions hazardous for Small Craft through the weekend before
diminishing slowly early Monday.

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms on Sunday through Monday
night. Occasional cloud to water lightning will be the main
threat should storms develop.



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