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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
537 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-231145-
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-
537 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THIS MORNING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW ACROSS THE ARROWHEAD REGION
WILL ACCUMULATE ON UNTREATED ROADS AND OTHER SURFACES ON TOP OF A
GLAZE OF ICE THAT FORMED LAST NIGHT. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1
TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WHICH COMBINED WITH ICE UNDER THE SNOW
COULD RESULT HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

TONIGHT...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN ACROSS NORTHWEST
WISCONSIN GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM HAYWARD THROUGH
IRON RIVER. THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY WHICH WILL
RESULT IN UNTREATED ROADS BECOMING SNOW PACKED AND ICY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL EVENT WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT. UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME
SNOW PACKED AND ICY. STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL WILL BE 3 TO 5 INCHES
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
BAYFIELD...ASHLAND...AND IRON COUNTIES.

THE NEXT POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL BE LATE IN THE
WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND BUT IT IS TOO EARLY TO FORECAST EXACT
AMOUNTS AND TIMING DUE TO UNCERTAINTY WITH THE STORM TRACK AND
STRENGTH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED AND CAN BE SHARED WITH
US VIA PHONE OR SOCIAL MEDIA. IN ADDITION... REAL TIME REPORTS OF
PRECIPITATION TYPE CAN BE SUBMITTED USING THE FREE MPING SMART
PHONE APP.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
428 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...MODERATE SNOW EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

...SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS MORNING OVER THE ARROWHEAD AND
IRON RANGE...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THE UPPER MIDWEST
THIS WEEK AND BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE NORTHLAND TODAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. TODAY...A LEADING BAND OF SNOW WILL AFFECT THE
ARROWHEAD WITH LIGHT SNOW WHERE FREEZING DRIZZLE MADE UNTREATED
ROADS SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. TONIGHT ANOTHER BAND OF SNOW WILL SET
UP OVER NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF TUESDAY
BEFORE DIMINISHING TUESDAY NIGHT. THE AXIS OF GREATEST SNOWFALL
ACCUMULATIONS HAS SHIFTED SOUTH FROM EARLIER FORECASTS. THERE IS
SOME POTENTIAL FOR 3 TO 5 INCHES OF INCHES OF SNOW OVER PORTIONS
OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED OVER THE ARROWHEAD. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH
THE TRACK OF THIS STORM HOWEVER...SO INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD
KEEP UPDATED ON THE LATEST INFORMATION.

WIZ002>004-008-009-221830-
/O.NEW.KDLH.WW.Y.0040.141223T0300Z-141224T1200Z/
BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHBURN...ASHLAND...HURLEY...HAYWARD...
PHILLIPS
428 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATION...PARTS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST
  OF A LINE FROM HAYWARD THROUGH IRON RIVER.

* TIMING...A RAIN/SNOW MIXTURE IS EXPECTED TO BECOME ALL SNOW BY
  MID EVENING...AND THEN CONTINUE THE REST OF TONIGHT AND TUESDAY
  BEFORE DIMINISHING TUESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES...WITH SOME LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
  BAYFIELD...ASHLAND AND IRON COUNTIES.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY
  TONIGHT...CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY AND INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT ACCUMULATING SNOW
WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS
AND REDUCED VISIBILITY...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

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