Severe Weather Alerts
Lake Effect Snow Advisory:
Issued at: 3:29 PM CST on December 21, 2013, expires at: 6:00 PM CST on December 23, 2013
- ...Lake effect Snow Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Monday... The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a lake effect Snow Advisory...which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Monday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.
- Location...the South Shore of Lake Superior in northwestern Wisconsin.
- Timing...tonight through Monday afternoon. This will be a long duration snowfall event. The heaviest snowfall rates are expected Sunday night and Monday morning.
- Snow accumulations...overnight snow accumulations will range from 2 to 4 inches. Significantly more snow will be possible from Sunday into Monday...and the advisory may need to be upgraded to a warning for some areas.
- Winds...north to northeast at 10 to 20 mph...with higher gusts in excess of 25 mph possible near Lake Superior.
- Visibility...as low as a quarter mile in heavier snow and blowing snow Sunday night and Monday morning.
- Impacts...area roads and highways will likely become snow and ice covered tonight into Monday night...along with areas of significantly restricted visibility due to blowing snow in open and exposed area. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Please visit weather.Gov/Duluth for the latest information regarding this lake effect snowfall event. A lake effect Snow Advisory Means Lake-effect snow is forecast that will make travel difficult in some areas. Lake-effect snow showers typically align themselves in bands and will likely be intense enough to drop several inches in localized areas. Use caution when traveling.