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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
331 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN IRON AND ASHLAND COUNTIES THIS MORNING...

.A STRONG SURGE OF COLD AIR FROM CANADA IS MOVING OVER THE
RELATIVELY WARM LAKE SUPERIOR...AND THIS WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT
IN LAKE EFFECT SNOW OVER PARTS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN THIS
MORNING. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW INTENSITY WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THIS MORNING. PARTS OF IRON COUNTY CAN
EXPECT TOTAL SNOWFALL BETWEEN 2 AND 6 INCHES...AND ASHLAND ABOUT 2
TO 4 INCHES. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY BE ALONG THE HIGHER
TERRAIN IN THE GOGEBIC RANGE IN IRON COUNTY.

WIZ003-311600-
/O.EXA.KDLH.LE.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-141031T1600Z/
ASHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...ASHLAND
331 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
SNOW ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING.

* LOCATION...ASHLAND COUNTY.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING. THE SNOWFALL INTENSITY WILL GRADUALLY
  DECREASE LATER THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...A TOTAL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES...INCLUDING WHAT
  HAS FALLEN SO FAR EARLIER IN THE NIGHT.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THERE COULD BE
  PATCHY BLOWING SNOW WHICH WOULD REDUCE VISIBILITY IN THE MORE
  INTENSE SNOW BANDS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BE DIFFICULT THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE
INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS. USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
401 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-011200-
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-
401 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER PARTS OF NORTHWEST
WISCONSIN THIS MORNING. THE INTENSITY WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE
LATER THIS MORNING AS DRIER AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION AND OVER
LAKE SUPERIOR. LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE THIS MORNING FOR ASHLAND AND IRON COUNTIES FOR ABOUT 2 TO 6
INCHES OF TOTAL SNOWFALL. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY BE IN
THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE GOGEBIC RANGE IN IRON COUNTY. PLEASE
READ THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT THEIR SNOWFALL TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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