Snowy and Windy Start to 2012
                    A trough of low pressure associated with a deepening low pressure center lifting across Iowa and into Wisconsin, brought a mix of icy conditions and snow to the Northland New Years Eve. As the low pressure system departed to the east over the eastern great lakes New Years Day 2012, it brought strong northwest winds gusting around 40 mph. The strong winds also resulting in a cool start to 2012 with temperatures falling into the teens through the afternoon.


                   
New Years Eve Snowfall Amounts
For a complete list by station see thelatest Snowfall Reports
  New Years Day Wind Gusts

Current Conditions and
Wind Gusts in

Minnesota / Wisconsin
 
A Few Peak Wind Gusts Sunday
  • Duluth Airport............39 MPH
  • Sky Harbor Airport....44 MPH
  • Brainerd Airport........37 MPH
  • Staples Airport..........39 MPH
  • International Falls....39 MPH
  • Grand Marais AP.......38 MPH
  • Hibbing Airport..........44 MPH
  • Siren Airport...............35 MPH
  * Note these are winds measured at 30 ft above the surface

 
Duluth Radar Images During the Event
 
Surface Maps/METAR Plots
                   
                       


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