Thursday, April 24, 2014
THURSDAY NIGHT - FRIDAY SNOW

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WET SNOW
TONIGHT: Snow will last throughout the evening into the early morning hours for the Twin Ports. Snow will continue throughout the Arrowhead and will dump from 4-8" in Lake County, 9-12" is possible in Cook county with the eastern tip of Cook seeing more than 12". The Twin Ports, Range and I falls will be in the 2-4" range of wet heavy stuff. The South Shore and U.P. is in the 1-3" range. Even an inch of this sloppy snow can cause roads to be hazardous. Some salt will be washed off the roads with the rain, with snow following we could have more icy spots than normal. Lows will be around 30º with winds switching in the early morning hours to westerly at 5-10mph.
FRIDAY: Expect a 40% chance of snow in the AM for the Twin Ports. The Arrowhead will have lingering snow showers throughout the day as the low pressure system moves east. Skies will become mostly cloudy with a few breaks to allow some sun in by the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s. Winds will be strong, out of the NW at 10-20mph.
SATURDAY: A ridge of high pressure moves over the Northland in the upper levels of the atmosphere. Morning lows will be in the upper 20s and highs in the mid 40s with partly cloudy skies.
SUNDAY: We've got a battle on our hands. A strong high will nail itself to the Hudson Bay, a low will park over Nebraska. These two system will battle it out for the next 4 days! The low will try to give us some afternoon moisture. Expect mostly cloudy skies and a 20% chance of showers in the afternoon. Morning lows will be around 27º and highs near 48º.
MONDAY: The low inches a little closer giving us a 40% chance of rain. Morning lows will be near 34º and highs near 48º.
Adam Clark
Chief Meteorologist


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