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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 11:21 CST Dec. 4, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM CST this

* locations... Lutsen... Grand Marais... Grand Portage... and along
the higher terrain inland from the North Shore.

* Timing... through this evening. The greatest snowfall rates
will be in the afternoon through early evening.

* Snow accumulations... a total of 3 to 6 inches. The greatest
snowfall will be along the higher terrain.

* Visibility... one-half mile at times... but gusty winds off Lake
Superior combined... with heavier snow bursts... could drop
visibility to one-quarter mile along portions of Highway 61.

* Impacts... the snow could cause travel difficulties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that accumulating snow
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and reduced visibility... and use caution while driving.
Allow extra time to reach your destination.

Public Information Statement
Issued: 08:23 CST Dec. 4, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Snowfall reports so far this morning...

Location amount time/date
2 S Grand Rapids 2.0 in 0655 am 12/04
Finlayson 2.0 in 0500 am 12/04
Wrenshall 2.0 in 0700 am 12/04
1 N Mahtowa 1.7 in 0647 am 12/04
2 NW Duluth 1.7 in 0805 am 12/04
1 E Esko 1.5 in 0713 am 12/04
1 ESE Lester Park 1.3 in 0724 am 12/04
Sturgeon Lake 1.0 in 0743 am 12/04
2 N Hibbing 1.0 in 0551 am 12/04
4.5 NW canyon 0.8 in 0759 am 12/04
Fort Ripley 0.5 in 0553 am 12/04

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

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