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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1038 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED TODAY...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW TO A LARGE AREA OF
THE NORTHLAND TODAY INTO THURSDAY. SNOW HAS SPREAD OVER NORTHERN
WISCONSIN AND AS FAR NORTH AS HIGHWAY 2 IN MINNESOTA AS OF LATE
MORNING. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTH AND EAST INTO THE
ARROWHEAD LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING. THE HEAVIEST
SNOWFALL GENERALLY LOOKS TO BE IN AN AREA FROM EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AND THE TWIN PORTS...INTO NORTHERN WISCONSIN. ANOTHER
AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE ALONG THE NORTH SHORE THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO BE AS MUCH AS 8 TO
16 INCHES IN THE WARNING AREA...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS TO THE NORTH
AND WEST. NORTHWEST WISCONSIN HAS THE BEST CHANCE AT SEEING THE
HIGHER SNOWFALL. GUSTY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE AREAS OF
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. WINDS
WILL GUST HIGHER THAN 40 MPH AT TIMES NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY AND
TONIGHT CAUSING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING.

WIZ001>004-007>009-162230-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140417T1500Z/
DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SUPERIOR...WASHBURN...ASHLAND...
HURLEY...SPOONER...HAYWARD...PHILLIPS
1038 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE HIGHWAY 53 AND
  HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDORS...AND THE HAYWARD LAKES AND GOGEBIC RANGE
  AREAS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE...AND BE HEAVY AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 16 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY EXTEND FROM THE MINONG AND GORDON
  AREAS NORTHEASTWARD TO AROUND IRONWOOD AND ASHLAND.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR.
  FREQUENT GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR AS
  WELL. VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS... AND ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO
  LAKE SUPERIOR WITH THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
  BRANCHES. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE.  IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
502 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-171030-
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-
502 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION TODAY...WITH
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR MOST AREAS.
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL RANGE FROM 8 TO 16 INCHES IN THE
WARNING AREA...TO NO SNOW IN INTERNATIONAL FALLS. GUSTY EAST TO
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES AND
SNOWFALL RATES ON THE ORDER OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.
THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS BY THIS AFTERNOON. FOR
DETAILS CONCERNING THIS MAJOR WINTER STORM...SEE THE LATEST WINTER
WEATHER MESSAGE AND FORECASTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE ACROSS THE AREA ON THURSDAY...WITH
ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL STILL POSSIBLE IN THE ARROWHEAD DURING THE
MORNING. MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND IN THE LATEST WINTER
WEATHER MESSAGE AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY OUR OFFICE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOW SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TODAY INTO THURSDAY.

$$



Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS
THIS AFTERNOON...AND MOVE ACROSS THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT AND INTO THE
UPPER MIDWEST WEDNESDAY. THERE IS INCREASING CONFIDENCE THAT THIS
STORM WILL BRING A SWATH OF HEAVY SNOW TO PARTS OF THE NORTHLAND
LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THERE IS STILL SOME
UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS SYSTEM...REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF HEAVIEST
SNOW. HOWEVER...IT IS APPEARING MORE LIKELY THAT NORTHWEST
WISCONSIN AND PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA COULD RECEIVE 9 TO
14 INCHES OF SNOW. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS...GREATER THAN 12
INCHES...WILL MOST LIKELY AFFECT THE NORTHERN MOST TIER OF
COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...AND WEST ALONG THE INTERSTATE 35
CORRIDOR BETWEEN DULUTH AND HINCKLEY. VERY STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS
ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR WILL PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES FROM THE TWIN PORTS AND ALONG THE HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR
IN WISCONSIN.

MNZ020-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-160030-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.A.0008.140416T0900Z-140417T1200Z/
SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-
SOUTHERN AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-
ASHLAND-IRON-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TWO HARBORS...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD...
HILL CITY...AITKIN...DULUTH...CLOQUET...HINCKLEY...SUPERIOR...
WASHBURN...ASHLAND...HURLEY...GRANTSBURG...SPOONER...HAYWARD...
PHILLIPS
1119 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL AND
  CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING THE TWIN PORTS AREA...INTERSTATE
  35 CORRIDOR THROUGH CARLTON AND PINE COUNTIES...AND THE
  BRAINERD LAKES AND AITKIN AREAS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT AND INCREASE IN INTENSITY
  AND COVERAGE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON...EVENTUALLY
  DIMINISHING AND MOVING OUT OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY AFFECT THE NORTHERN MOST TIER OF
  COUNTIES IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR
  BETWEEN DULUTH AND HINCKLEY. AREAS TO THE SOUTH...INCLUDING
  PRICE COUNTY AND WEST TO SOUTHERN PINE COUNTY...COULD SEE 6 TO
  10 INCHES. THE BRAINERD LAKES AND AITKIN AREAS COULD SEE ABOUT 5
  TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. FREQUENT GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH ARE
  POSSIBLE. VISIBILITY COULD BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
  TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS... ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO
  LAKE SUPERIOR IN COMBINATION WITH THE STRONGER WINDS.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
  BRANCHES. ROADS COULD BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$








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