Winter Storm Warning For Northwest Wisconsin

By KBJR News 1

Winter Storm Warning For Northwest Wisconsin

February 21, 2011 Updated Nov 7, 2013 at 7:33 PM CST

Northwestern WI (Northland's NewsCenter) - A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until Monday at 6:00 PM for Pine, Burnett, Washburn, and Sawyer Counties.

For the Northland, the biggest threat for snow will be for areas south of the Twin Ports. Strong winds at 20-30mph with gusts to 50 could be a possibility with this storm. Lake enhanced snowfall will increase the totals in Duluth and other surrounding areas next to the lake.

Total Snow estimates for the Northland:
International Falls, Ely, Grand Marais: <1"
Iron Range, Silver Bay: 1-3"
Twin Ports, Grand Rapids, South Shore: 2-4"
Hayward: 4-8"
Twin Cities: 10+"

For travelers heading south of the Twin Cities and Madison, expect Freezing Rain and Heavy Snow with occasional drifting.

Posted to the web by Meteorologist Jeff Edmondson
jedmondson@northlandsnewscenter.com