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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
935 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MINNESOTA...

  MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN AFFECTING AITKIN AND CROW WING COUNTIES

MNC001-035-191435-
/O.EXT.KDLH.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140424T1200Z/
/ATKM5.1.RS.140412T1245Z.140413T2245Z.140424T0600Z.NO/
935 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN.
* AT  8:30 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.5 FEET BY
  TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT 13.0 FEET...SOME ROADS ARE COVERED WITH WATER..
THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.3 FEET ON APR 17 2011.


&&

LAT...LON 4650 9370 4630 9420 4644 9420 4655 9415
      4665 9370



$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
809 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...A WINTRY MIX EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS THE
NORTHLAND...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE NORTHLAND LATE TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY. AN ICY MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP RAPIDLY OVERNIGHT...AND EXPAND QUICKLY
EASTWARD AFTER MIDNIGHT. ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO GENERALLY
REMAIN UNDER A QUARTER INCH. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR HIGHER ICE
ACCUMULATIONS FROM THE TWIN PORTS NORTH INTO THE ARROWHEAD
DEPENDING ON HOW QUICKLY TEMPERATURES RISE SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW
ACCUMULATION WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER FAR NORTHERN
MINNESOTA INTO THE ARROWHEAD...WITH MOST OTHER AREAS RECEIVING UP
TO AN INCH. IF YOU WILL BE DRIVING ACROSS THE NORTHLAND TONIGHT
AND EARLY SATURDAY...BE AWARE THAT ROADS MAY BECOME VERY SLIPPERY.

MNZ010-018-026-191000-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0028.140419T0500Z-140419T1500Z/
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ITASCA-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INTERNATIONAL FALLS...BIGFORK...
GRAND RAPIDS
809 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 10 AM CDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...INCLUDING INTERNATIONAL
  FALLS...GRAND RAPIDS AND BIGFORK.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH 10 AM SATURDAY

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO
  RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES NEAR THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER TO AN
  INCH SOUTH. ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO BE LESS THAN A
  QUARTER INCH.

* IMPACTS...THE MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TO MAKE ROADS SLIPPERY IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

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. SLOW DOWN WHEN DRIVING AND
ALLOW FOR EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE BECAUSE YOU MAY LOSE CONTROL OF
YOUR VEHICLE IF YOU TRY TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP QUICKLY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
809 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...A WINTRY MIX EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS THE
NORTHLAND...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE NORTHLAND LATE TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY. AN ICY MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP RAPIDLY OVERNIGHT...AND EXPAND QUICKLY
EASTWARD AFTER MIDNIGHT. ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO GENERALLY
REMAIN UNDER A QUARTER INCH. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR HIGHER ICE
ACCUMULATIONS FROM THE TWIN PORTS NORTH INTO THE ARROWHEAD
DEPENDING ON HOW QUICKLY TEMPERATURES RISE SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW
ACCUMULATION WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER FAR NORTHERN
MINNESOTA INTO THE ARROWHEAD...WITH MOST OTHER AREAS RECEIVING UP
TO AN INCH. IF YOU WILL BE DRIVING ACROSS THE NORTHLAND TONIGHT
AND EARLY SATURDAY...BE AWARE THAT ROADS MAY BECOME VERY SLIPPERY.

MNZ011-019-037-191000-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0028.140419T0500Z-140419T1700Z/
NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELY...HIBBING...DULUTH...CLOQUET
809 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO NOON CDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...INCLUDING ELY...CRANE
  LAKE...DULUTH...CLOQUET...AND HIBBING.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH NOON SATURDAY. MIXED
  PRECIPITATION SHOULD INCREASE IN COVERAGE OVERNIGHT...THEN
  TRANSITION TO MAINLY RAIN BY LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED
  TO RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES NEAR THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER TO
  AN INCH FURTHER SOUTH. ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO BE LESS
  THAN A QUARTER INCH. SOME HIGHER ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE
  POSSIBLE IF SURFACE TEMPERATURES ARE SLOWER TO RISE THAN
  CURRENTLY FORECAST.

* IMPACTS...THE MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TO MAKE ROADS SLIPPERY IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

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. SLOW DOWN WHEN DRIVING AND
ALLOW FOR EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE BECAUSE YOU MAY LOSE CONTROL OF
YOUR VEHICLE IF YOU TRY TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP QUICKLY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
809 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...A WINTRY MIX EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS THE
NORTHLAND...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE NORTHLAND LATE TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY. AN ICY MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP RAPIDLY OVERNIGHT...AND EXPAND QUICKLY
EASTWARD AFTER MIDNIGHT. ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO GENERALLY
REMAIN UNDER A QUARTER INCH. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR HIGHER ICE
ACCUMULATIONS FROM THE TWIN PORTS NORTH INTO THE ARROWHEAD
DEPENDING ON HOW QUICKLY TEMPERATURES RISE SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW
ACCUMULATION WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER FAR NORTHERN
MINNESOTA INTO THE ARROWHEAD...WITH MOST OTHER AREAS RECEIVING UP
TO AN INCH. IF YOU WILL BE DRIVING ACROSS THE NORTHLAND TONIGHT
AND EARLY SATURDAY...BE AWARE THAT ROADS MAY BECOME VERY SLIPPERY.

MNZ012-020-021-191000-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0028.140419T0900Z-140419T2100Z/
NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ISABELLA...TWO HARBORS...GRAND MARAIS
809 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM
CDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD...INCLUDING ISABELLA...TWO
  HARBORS AND GRAND MARAIS.

* TIMING...4 AM THROUGH NOON SATURDAY

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED
  TO RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE ARROWHEAD. ICE ACCUMULATION
  IS EXPECTED TO BE LESS THAN A QUARTER INCH. HOWEVER...LOWER
  SNOWFALL AND HIGHER ICE ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE IF LOW LEVEL
  TEMPERATURES WARM QUICKER THAN EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...THE MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TO MAKE ROADS SLIPPERY IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

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. SLOW DOWN WHEN DRIVING AND
ALLOW FOR EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE BECAUSE YOU MAY LOSE CONTROL OF
YOUR VEHICLE IF YOU TRY TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP QUICKLY.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
920 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

LSZ140>145-191030-
/O.CON.KDLH.SC.Y.0013.140419T1000Z-140419T1800Z/
GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-
920 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...EAST WIND WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY.

* WAVES/SEAS...WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS WILL INCREASE TO 3 TO 5
  FEET LATE. WINDS AND WAVES WILL DECREASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
925 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

LSZ121-140>148-191030-
BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
925 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

GUSTY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT...LASTING
INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THIS WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY MORNING FROM PORT WING TO THE TWIN PORTS AND UP THE NORTH
SHORE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

GSF

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH (ALL LOWER CASE)

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
925 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-191030-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
925 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS FROM DULUTH
AND CLOQUET NORTHWARD TO THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER FROM LATE TONIGHT
INTO SATURDAY. A FAST MOVING AND STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
BRING AN ICY MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW TO THE
ADVISORY AREA. ICE ACCUMULATION SHOULD REMAIN UNDER A QUARTER
INCH...AND SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES IN THE
ARROWHEAD AND BORDER REGION TO AN INCH OR TWO FURTHER SOUTH. THERE
IS A CHANCE FOR SOME HIGHER ICE ACCUMULATIONS IF LOW LEVEL
TEMPERATURES WARM SLOWER THAN EXPECTED FROM THE DULUTH AREA NORTH
INTO THE ARROWHEAD. SEE THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY OUR OFFICE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CONTINUES INTO SATURDAY MORNING...BUT
INTO THE AFTERNOON OVER THE ARROWHEAD. THERE WILL BE SOME ADDITIONAL
SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION THROUGHOUT THE MORNING. THERE IS A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON OVER SOUTHERN AREAS...AND
ONCE AGAIN FROM TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
705 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

MNZ005-006-008-009-016-017-191215-
ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-
NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
705 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...MIXED PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE TONIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A MIX OF RAIN AND SLEET WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TONIGHT.
DEPENDING ON SURFACE TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT THERE COULD BE PERIODS
OF FREEZING RAIN. ANY SNOW FALL IS EXPECTED MAINLY IN THE LAKE OF
THE WOODS REGION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
705 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

MNZ001>004-007-013>015-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-191215-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-WEST MARSHALL-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-
RICHLAND-WESTERN WALSH-
705 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS TODAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND CONTINUE INTO THIS
EVENING. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE FROM THE DEVILS LAKE BASIN SOUTH
THROUGH VALLEY CITY AND FARGO WHERE GUSTS TO OVER 40 MPH ARE
POSSIBLE. RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TONIGHT WITH THE BEST
CHANCES ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 2.

SPRING SNOW MELT RIVERINE FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE NORTHERN RED
RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES. REFER TO THE LATEST FLOOD WARNINGS AND
STATEMENTS FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC LOCATIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED.

$$

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