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Winter Storm Warning:

Issued at: 10:38 am CDT on April 16, 2014, expires at: 12:00 PM CDT on April 17, 2014
  • ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon CDT Thursday...
  • location...The Arrowhead of northeast Minnesota...including Isabella and Grand Marais.
  • Timing...snow will develop across The Arrowhead region later this afternoon...and increase in coverage and intensity this evening. Blowing snow will also become likely tonight.
  • Snow accumulations...8 to 12 inches...especially along the higher terrain inland from Lake Superior...lighter amounts will occur over northern portions of Lake County.
  • Winds/visibility...east to northeast winds will gust to more than 30 mph at times today through tonight. This will reduce visibilities due to 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.

Winter Storm Warning:

Issued at: 10:38 am CDT on April 16, 2014, expires at: 10:00 AM CDT on April 17, 2014
  • ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 am CDT Thursday...
  • location...east central and northeast Minnesota...including the twin ports area...Interstate 35 corridor through Carlton County...and along the North Shore to Two Harbors.
  • Timing...snow will continue to move north into The Arrowhead late this morning into the afternoon...and increase in intensity. The snow will then decease late tonight and early Thursday.
  • Snow accumulations...8 to 14 inches.
  • Winds/visibility...east to northeast winds will increase to 20 to 25 mph...with frequent gusts in the 35 to 40 mph range developing. Visibility will be less than a quarter mile at times due to snow and blowing snow.
  • Impacts...the heavy snow and high winds could bring down branches. Roads will become snow covered with low visibility. Travel is expected to be hazardous by afternoon. 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.

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