Severe Weather Alerts
Issued at: 3:34 am CST on March 7, 2014, expires at: 5:00 AM CST on March 07, 2014
- ...Freezing rain to continue this morning... Radar showed a band of heavier freezing rain...possibly mixed with some sleet...from just southeast of Brainerd east across Pine County into northern Wisconsin impacting Dairyland...Solon Springs...Hayward...Clam Lake and Drummond. This band will continue to move east this morning...and additional freezing rain and sleet will impact most of northern Wisconsin as well. Icy roads have been reported across Pine County north of Hinckley and by the Douglas County sheriff. Travel will be impacted over most of northern Wisconsin...back into Pine...Carlton...Aitkin and Crow Wing counties in Minnesota. The band was moving east and the significant precipitation will diminish from west to east...with most of it done around 9 am.
Winter Weather Advisory:
Issued at: 3:27 am CST on March 7, 2014, expires at: 9:00 AM CST on March 07, 2014
- ...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9 am CST this morning...
- location...northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin.
- Timing...tonight through 9 am Friday.
- Snow/ice accumulations...mainly light snow mixed at times with some freezing drizzle will occur this morning north of Highway 2 in Minnesota with minimal additional accumulation. A band of heavier freezing rain...possibly mixed with sleet stretched from near Clam Lake to Drummond and Hayward to Hinckley to just south of Brainerd as of 325 am. This band will move east this morning...affecting northern Wisconsin and Pine County in Minnesota the longest. Ice accumulation around a tenth of an inch is likely in this band. Present indications are that most of the significant precipitation will diminish by 9 am.
- Impacts...freezing rain and sleet will make for hazardous travel in spots...especially south of Highway 2 and over much of northern Wisconsin. Pine County sheriff reported icy roads from Hinckley on north. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for mixed precipitation means a mixture of freezing rain...snow and sleet is expected. Small accumulations of snow and ice are expected on untreated roads and sidewalks. Anyone with travel plans should be prepared for slippery roads and reduced visibility.