Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
522 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-151030-
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-
522 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Strong northeast winds will impact areas at the head of Lake
Superior, including Two Harbors, the Twin Ports, east towards
Bayfield and Ashland today. Winds 30 to 40 mph, with gusts of 50
mph, will be possible. This will result in difficult driving
conditions and large waves on Lake Superior, which will affect
lakeshore areas. On lakes where thick ice remains, including Lake
Superior, chunks of lake ice may be picked up by the waves and
crash onto shore, including some stretches of roads which are
adjacent to the lake. Lakeshore flooding is possible, which could
damage property and cause water on parking lots and roadways near
the lake. See the Lake Shore Flood Warning and Wind Advisory for
more details.

Moderate to heavy snow will then move into northwest Wisconsin and
adjacent areas of northeast Minnesota tonight. Northeast winds
will remain gusty overnight, which will lead to reduced
visibilities to one-half of a mile or less at times. The heaviest
snow is expected to start falling after midnight tonight. Those
with travel plans today and tonight should be prepared for
hazardous travel conditions. See the Winter Storm Warning and
Winter Weather Advisory for more details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Moderate to heavy snowfall will continue across northwest
Wisconsin and adjacent areas of northeast Minnesota during the
day Sunday. Some lake effect snow will continue through the day
Monday along the South Shore of Lake Superior. Through Monday,
this storm system could bring between 12 to 18 inches of snow
accumulations to northwest Wisconsin, with amounts between 6 to 9
inches along the North Shore of Lake Superior.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Snow spotters are requested to report their snowfall measurements
to the National Weather Service.

$$

LSZ121-140>148-151030-
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-
522 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Northeast gales of 40 to 50 knots are expected today with wave
heights of 12 to 16 feet or greater across the nearshore waters of
western Lake Superior. Winds and waves gradually diminish some
tonight, but gale warnings will remain in effect for today and
tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Northeast gales of 35 to 45 knots Sunday will gradually diminish
during the afternoon and evening, with gale warnings continuing
through much of Sunday.  Strong winds and high waves are expected to
continue into Monday.

$$

JTS/LE

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



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