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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
449 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-271000-  
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-  
449 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST  
MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND  
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TODAY AND TONIGHT, BRINGING SIGNIFICANT  
FREEZING RAIN TO PARTS OF THE REGION, AS WELL AS PERIODS OF SLEET  
AND SNOW. A WINTRY MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN, SLEET, SNOW AND RAIN  
HAS DEVELOPED OVER THE AREA OVERNIGHT, AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE  
TODAY, EVEN AS MORE COLD AIR MOVES INTO THE AREA FROM CANADA. GUSTY  
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION. EASTERN PARTS OF  
THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD WILL LIKELY GET SUBSTANTIAL ICING FROM THE  
FREEZING RAIN, RESULTING IN A QUARTER TO AS MUCH AS THREE  
QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF ICING. AN ICE STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT  
FOR PARTS OF THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD TODAY AND EARLY THIS EVENING,  
PRIMARILY FOR ICING OVER COOK COUNTY. OTHER PARTS OF THE  
NORTHLAND WILL SEE LESS FREEZING RAIN BUT MORE SLEET AND SNOW,  
AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT THROUGH TODAY. THE  
THREAT SHIFTS EAST TO PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN FOR TONIGHT,  
AND A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED INTO TONIGHT.  
PLEASE READ THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGES FOR MORE  
INFORMATION ON THIS STORM.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY  
 
ANOTHER MAJOR STORM SYSTEM COULD AFFECT THE NORTHLAND SUNDAY AND  
MONDAY. THIS SYSTEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BRING SEVERAL INCHES OF  
SNOW, ALONG WITH POSSIBLE ICING. WHILE IT IS STILL TOO EARLY TO  
FORECAST SPECIFIC AMOUNTS, THIS IS ONE STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL NEED  
TO BE WATCHED CLOSELY. IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS OVER THE WEEKEND,  
PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS THROUGHOUT THE WEEK.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SNOW SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO REPORT PRECIPITATION TYPE, AND  
MEASUREMENTS OF SNOW OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE TODAY AND TONIGHT. SPOTTERS AND THE PUBLIC CAN ALSO REPORT  
PRECIPITATION TYPE WITH THE FREE M-PING SMARTPHONE APP.  
 

 
 
LSZ121-140>148-271000-  
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-  
449 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NEARSHORE  
WATERS OF WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE NEARSHORE AREA OF  
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY, CONTINUING INTO TONIGHT. A SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE ISSUED AFTER THE GALE WARNING  
EXPIRES. THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE AND NEARSHORE MARINE  
FORECAST WILL HAVE SPECIFIC INFORMATION REGARDING THIS HEADLINE.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY  
 
FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY, STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL LEAD  
TO BUILDING WAVES AND HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OVER  
THE NEARSHORE WATERS.  
 

 
 
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MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS:  
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH (ALL LOWER CASE)  
 
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