Weather Alerts

Northern Cook / Northern Lake, Southern Cook / North Shore, Cook County

Winter Storm Watch issued December 20 at 3:26PM CST until December 23 at 6:00PM CST by NWS Duluth
Issued: Saturday, Dec 20 at 03:26 pm
Expires: Tuesday, Dec 23 at 06:00 pm

...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE IN THE ARROWHEAD MONDAY AND TUESDAY...
.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THE UPPER MIDWEST
EARLY THIS UPCOMING WEEK. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS OF SNOW
TO THE ARROWHEAD EARLY MONDAY THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR TOTAL SNOWFALL OF MORE THAN 6 INCHES
FOR PARTS OF THE ARROWHEAD. HUMID SOUTHERLY AND EASTERLY FLOW OVER
THE LAKE SUPERIOR INTO THE ARROWHEAD WILL HELP CONTRIBUTE TO THIS
SNOWFALL. THE SNOW WILL LIKELY BE WET AND HEAVY DUE TO THE
RELATIVELY WARM TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW TO MID 30S. THERE IS STILL
SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS POTENTIAL STORM BECAUSE MELTING COULD
AFFECT TOTAL SNOWFALL. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST ALONG HIGHWAY
61 AND THE NEARBY LAKESHORE. THEREFORE...THE GREATEST SNOW TOTALS
WOULD LIKELY FALL IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE ARROWHEAD WHERE
TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLDER.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* LOCATION...THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD...INCLUDING TWO
HARBORS...SILVER BAY...LUTSEN...GRAND MARAIS...AND GRAND
PORTAGE.
* TIMING...EARLY MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...POTENTIAL FOR MORE THAN 6 INCHES.
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BE DIFFICULT DUE TO THE SNOW AND LOWER
VISIBILITY.

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