Weather Alerts

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

Winter Storm Watch issued April 23 at 3:07PM CDT until April 25 at 12:00PM CDT by NWS Duluth
Issued: Wednesday, Apr 23 at 03:07 pm
Expires: Friday, Apr 25 at 12:00 pm

...SNOW HEADED BACK INTO THE PICTURE FOR NORTHERN MINNESOTA...
.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHLAND
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT...AND MAY MIX WITH SOME SNOW OVERNIGHT.
BY MIDDAY THURSDAY...MUCH OF THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO
CHANGE TO SNOW ACROSS THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD...WITH SNOW
ACCUMULATION THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. AT THIS
POINT...IT APPEARS INCREASINGLY LIKELY THAT 6 INCHES OF SNOW OR
MORE WILL FALL ACROSS THE ARROWHEAD REGION. THE GREATEST AMOUNTS
WILL LIKELY BE ON GRASSY AREAS...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS ON ROADWAYS
DUE TO WARMER INITIAL SURFACE TEMPERATURES OF THE ROADS. LATER
FORECASTS WILL TRY TO DETAIL SPECIFIC AMOUNTS...AND WARNINGS MAY
BE ISSUED AS THE EVENT NEARS. IF YOU PLAN TO TRAVEL ACROSS
NORTHERN MINNESOTA...ESPECIALLY IN THE ARROWHEAD...BE SURE TO STAY
TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS STORM.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
* LOCATION...NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...INCLUDING TWO HARBORS...
ISABELLA...SILVER BAY...LUTSEN...GRAND MARAIS...GRAND PORTAGE
AND THE GUNFLINT TRAIL.
* TIMING...NOON THURSDAY THROUGH NOON FRIDAY.
* SNOW...MORE THAN 6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
AREA.
* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST WINDS WILL GUST TO MORE THAN 20 MPH.
* IMPACTS...DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE MINNESOTA
ARROWHEAD. THE SNOW WILL INITIALLY MELT...ESPECIALLY ON
ROADWAYS. HOWEVER...AS THE DAY WEARS ON THERE WILL BE A
SLIPPERY AND WET ACCUMULATION OF SNOW. AS THE SNOW TURNS OVER TO
MAINLY ALL SNOW...IT WILL ACCUMULATE AT AN INCREASED PACE LATER
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. SOME FREEZING RAIN MAY ALSO FALL
FOR A PERIOD OF TIME.

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