Updated: 02/21/2014 3:39 PM
Created: 02/20/2014 4:37 PM WDIO.com
The Northland was warned about another Winter Storm, and although many of us woke to mild temperatures and some sunshine, winter reared its ugly head once again. Snow started to fall in the western portion of our viewing area before lunch and quickly moved eastward.
Snow will be heavy at times and continue through the night. Travel will be difficult. Here are snowfall totals as of 3:30 pm Friday.
Official reports from the National Weather Service, Duluth
Thursday, February 20 and Friday, February 21
As of 3:30 pm Friday
|8:54 AM||3 SSE South Range||18.0"||Douglas Co.|
|4:46 AM||Lake Nichols||17.5"||St. Louis Co.|
|6:04 AM||Poplar||16.5"||Douglas Co.|
|6:19 AM||Island Lake||16.4"||St. Louis Co.|
|1:12 PM||Ely||15.5"||St. Louis Co.|
|5:44 AM||Hawthorne||15.0"||Douglas Co.|
|5:26 AM||Holyoke||14.8"||Carlton Co.|
|6:44 AM||Duluth Heights||14.8"||St. Louis Co.|
|6:20 AM||3 S Cook||14.5"||St Louis Co.|
|2:25 PM||Embarrass||14.0"||St. Louis Co.|
|12:31 PM||Gildden||14.0"||Ashland Co.|
|6:19 AM||NWS, Duluth||13.9"||St Louis Co.|
|6:00 AM||3 E Sarona||13.3"||Washburn Co.|
|1:15 PM||3 E Orr||13.2"||St. Louis Co.|
|6:25 AM||5 N Two Harbors||13.0"||Lake Co.|
|6:11 AM||Lakeside-Lester Park||13.0"||St. Louis Co.|
|7:18 Am||Herbster||12.5"||Bayfield Co.|
|8:24 AM||Oulu||12.0'||Bayfield Co.|
|8:59 AM||Morgan Park||12.0"||St. Louis Co.|
|5:50 AM||Cherry||12.0"||St. Louis Co.|
|2:33 AM||2 E Esko||11.5"||Carlton Co.|
|12:52 AM||2 NE Ashland||11.0"||Ashland Co.|
|9:09 AM||2 SW Hinckley||11.0"||Pine Co.|
|8:36 AM||Moose Lake||10.8"||Carlton Co.|
|6:51 AM||7 N McGregor||10.5"||Aitkin Co.|
|3:14 PM||Hertel||10.0"||Burnett Co.|
|7:10 AM||Finland||10.0"||Lake Co.|
|9:00 AM||Winton||10.0"||St. Louis Co.|
|7:01 AM||Bigfork||9.0"||Itasca Co.|
|6:11 AM||Hibbing||8.5"||St. Louis Co.|
|6:25 AM||Hurley||8.0"||Iron Co.|
|7:30 AM||10 E Fort Ripley||7.0"||Crow Wing Co.|
|6:04 AM||7 N Prentice||6.0"||Price Co.|
|5:51 AM||Int'l Falls||5.8"||Koochiching Co.|
|11:48 PM||Illgen City||5.5"||Lake Co.|
|8:10 AM||12 N Grand Rapids||5.5"||Itasca Co.|
|8:57 AM||2 NE Brainerd||4.1"||Crow Wing Co.|
Former Minn. Minister Accused of Abuse Reported in Spokane-area
The Washington State Patrol says investigators have acted on 20 or 30 tips this week as they check locations in the Spokane-area in their search for a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing at least two girls in rural Minnesota.
2 Hospitalized After Lincoln Park House Fire
Two people are in the hospital after a house fire in Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood on Friday. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Bushey said the damage is estimated at $30,000. There is no word on the conditions of the victims.
Playful Otters Explore Their New Aquarium Home
Two new river otters have been living at the Great Lakes Aquarium for nearly two months, but they were just released for public view Thursday. On Friday, they were avidly exploring their new home in the Otter Cove.
Police Release Report Detailing St. Louis Park School Drowning
Details have been released in the death of a 12-year-old student pulled from a St. Louis Park Middle School pool in February. Police say kids were horseplaying in the deep end before the boy went under the water.
Duluth Airport Wins 'Project of the Year' Award
The new terminal at the Duluth International Airport is bigger and better - and now it is also an award-winner. The Minnesota Council of Airports has given the Duluth International Airport the 2013 Project of the Year Award.