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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Duluth MN
159 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...STRONG STORM PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS TO INLAND COASTAL AREAS
OF MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TODAY...

.A strong early spring storm system is producing strong winds
across coastal areas of Lake Superior, affecting areas from
Silver Bay through Two Harbors, through the Twin Ports and along
the south shore through Ashland. Winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts
of 50 mph can be expected today before diminishing this evening.
The worst conditions will be found around the Twin Ports where
gusts to 55 mph are possible. Vehicles on the Blatnik and Bong
bridges in Duluth and Superior will have difficulty driving. In
addition to the driving conditions, there have already been
multiple reports of downed trees this morning and any lightweight
objects light trashcans or deck furniture could be easily tossed
in these strong winds.

MNZ020-037-WIZ001>003-150000-
/O.CON.KDLH.WI.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-180415T0000Z/
Southern Lake/North Shore-Carlton/South St. Louis-Douglas-
Bayfield-Ashland-
Including the cities of Two Harbors, Silver Bay, Duluth,
Superior, Washburn, Bayfield, and Ashland
159 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...Coastal areas near Lake Superior from Silver Bay
  through the Twin Ports to Ashland Wisconsin.

* WINDS...Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Today through early evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
  limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or greater
or gusts to 45 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles.
Use extra caution.

&&

$$

JJM



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