WINTER STORM WATCH
Warning Issue Date: 1004 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Warning Expiration: 1200 GMT 23 2018
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
* WHAT...Snow. Heavy snow possible. Snow accumulations of 4 to 7
inches are expected, with localized amounts up to 9 inches, are
* WHERE...Northern Cook/Northern Lake, Central St. Louis and
Carlton/South St. Louis Counties.
* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until noon Friday. For
the Winter Storm Watch, from Saturday evening through Sunday
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared
for reduced visibilities at times. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org, and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 511 in
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.
Warning Issue Date: 415 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Warning Expiration: 1130 GMT 23 2018
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.
.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight
A fast moving winter storm will lift northward through the region
tonight. Snow, and perhaps some freezing drizzle, is expected to
spread into central Minnesota and northern Wisconsin during the
evening, eventually reaching the international border by midnight.
The snow will be heavy at times, with snowfall rates of up to an
inch an hour. A winter weather advisory is in effect for most of
the area, with a winter storm warning on the North Shore of Lake
Superior. See the latest Winter Weather Message for detailed
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
A potential winter storm could impact portions of the Northland for
Saturday night through Sunday morning. There is still much
uncertainty regarding snowfall amounts at this time, but northwest
Wisconsin and adjacent areas of northeast Minnesota could see
accumulations of 8 inches or more during this time frame. A Winter
Storm Watch has been issued for all of northwest Wisconsin and parts
of northeastern Minnesota for this system.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Snow spotters are requested to report their snowfall measurements
to the National Weather Service.