Southern Cook/North Shore Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 11:40 PM CDT on April 24, 2014

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon CDT Friday...

* location...The Arrowhead of Minnesota...including Two Harbors...Isabella... Lutsen...Grand Marais...Grand Portage and the gunflint trail.

* Timing...tonight through noon Friday.

* Snow...6 to 13 inches of snow is expected...with the highest amounts in the extreme northeastern tip of The Arrowhead. We have received reports of 4 to 6 inches of snow along portions of the North Shore.

* Wind...gusty onshore winds will also occur through the night...especially up toward Grand Marais and Grand Portage. These winds and the heavy wet snow may cause some tree branches to break and cause sporadic power outages.

* Impacts...roads will be snow covered and slippery. Spotters and the Minnesota Department of Transportation report difficult travel along Highway 61.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means heavy snow accumulation is anticipated...and that snowfall rates of one inch per hour or greater can be expected at times. Expect snow covered roads and visibility restrictions. If you must travel...exercise extreme caution and allow extra time to reach your destination.

Local Storm Report

04/24/2014 1150 PM

2 miles NNW of Grand Marais, Cook County.

Snow e6.0 inch, reported by public.

04/24/2014 1010 PM

2 miles ENE of Lutsen, Cook County.

Snow m4.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.

04/24/2014 1010 PM

2 miles ENE of Lutsen, Cook County.

Snow m4.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.

04/24/2014 0549 PM

2 miles ENE of Lutsen, Cook County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

2 inches since 3 PM.

04/24/2014 0307 PM

2 miles NE of Lutsen, Cook County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

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