Winter Storm Warning
Three of the three high school baseball games scheduled for this week were cancelled due to field conditions. I wonder what will happen next week?
|Winter Storm Warning|
...POWERFUL SPRING STORM BRINGS WINDS AND HEAVY SNOW TO THE NORTHLAND TODAY... .A strong spring snow storm will bring wet, heavy accumulating snow and very strong east-northeast winds, starting today in a few waves of heavy snow before transitioning into more typical light/moderate snowfall tonight. The snowfall, combined with the northeast winds, will lead to near-blizzard conditions in some spots, especially near Lake Superior including the shoreline of the Twin Ports. Snowfall will start slightly later than previously forecast and amounts have been lowered slightly, but there is still expected to be periods of heavy snow and very strong winds today creating very hazardous travel conditions. Snow may turn into a wintry mix at times, especially in northwest Wisconsin this evening where a period of freezing rain is possible before a transition back to all rain/snow on Friday. Very strong northeast winds will cause blowing snow to significantly reduce visibility. Travel conditions could be life- threatening for a period Thursday afternoon. Wind gusts will range between 40 to 50 mph over a portion of the forecast area, with gusts approaching 55 or 60 mph right along Lake Superior. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 PM CDT FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch expected. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph. * WHERE...Portions of northwest Wisconsin and east central, north central and northeast Minnesota. * WHEN...From 7 AM this morning to 1 PM CDT Friday. Conditions will be worst Thursday afternoon and evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions will impact the Thursday evening commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.