Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
435 AM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018

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-
435 AM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Heavy snowfall will increase this morning and afternoon, with
snowfall rates over 1 inch per hour for much of the day in
northwest Wisconsin, but not as intense in northeast Minnesota.
Through tonight, an additional 5 to 10 inches of snow is expected
over portions of northeast Minnesota, with between 10 to 15 inches
of snow over northwest Wisconsin, mainly east of Highway 53.
Higher amounts of up to 20 inches will be possible over Bayfield,
Ashland and Iron counties. In addition to the heavy snow, strong
northeast winds will persist through the day, leading to blizzard
conditions for Douglas, Ashland, and Bayfield counties. Sustained
winds between 25 to 35 mph and gusts up to 50 mph are expected.
Travel will be difficult to nearly impossible in northwest
Wisconsin, especially on Highway 2. Please see the latest Blizzard
Warnings, Winter Storm Warnings, and Lakeshore Flood Warnings for
more details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Lake effect snow lingers across parts of the south shore on
Monday with an additional 1 to 3 inches possible for the snow belt
region in northern Iron and Ashland counties.

A wintry mix of precipitation is possible Wednesday and Wednesday
night as a spring storm passes south of the region.


Snow spotters are requested to report their snowfall measurements
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-
435 AM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gale force winds will continue today and tonight, along with some
storm force gusts to 50 knots. A gale warning will remain in effect
for all of Lake Superior into tonight. Winds and waves will then
decrease overnight and Monday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Winds and waves will continue to be hazardous to small craft Monday
and Monday night.  Small Craft Advisories may be needed for Monday
and Monday night.



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

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