…SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING…
.A winter storm is moving through the Upper Midwest today and will
continue through early Friday morning, with snow continuing over
mostly northwest Wisconsin and the tip of the Arrowhead of
Minnesota. The heaviest snowfall amounts will be found over
northwest Wisconsin. While snowfall rates are diminishing, snow
may be heavy at times into the evening for areas east of an
Ashland to Hayward line, which will make travel difficult and
hazardous at times. The system departs the region early Friday
morning. However, lake-effect snow will continue over northern
portions of Bayfield, Ashland, and Iron counties through Friday.
Dangerous wind chills will follow the snow for the end of the
week through the weekend.
* WHAT…Snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to two
inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
* WHERE…Northern Cook and Lake and Southern Cook Counties.
This includes the Tribal Lands of the Grand Portage
* WHEN…Until 6 AM CST Friday.
* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the evening commute. The cold wind
chills as low as 25 below zero could cause frostbite on
exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Road conditions can also be found at 511mn.org for Minnesota or
511wi.gov for Wisconsin.