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Benjamin Dery's Weather Forecast

StormTeam Outlook: Thursday, April 17
Benjamin Dery, Meteorologist
bdery@wdio.com

Storm Wraps Up

As of this morning, this winter ranks as the 5th all time snowiest in Duluth! A fresh dumping of a foot or more in some spots will provide plenty of grumbling shovelers and confused robins, but the worst of it is now over.

The snow is wrapping up quickly from west to east, but the winds are still a concern this morning. A northeast wind still gusting 15-25mph will reduce visibility at times and allow snow to blow back onto roadways. Make sure to give yourself some extra time driving to work this morning.

Winds die down considerably through the day, and we may actually see a bit of sun by this evening. Road conditions will be improving through the day. Friday features calm weather under a partly cloudy sky with highs warming to near 40°.

As for the weekend, rain is in the forecast Saturday, even a bit of a freezing rain threat early Saturday morning. The best chance for some icing is areas along and north of the Iron Range, and that threat diminishes as temperatures warm back above freezing by the late morning hours. By Easter Sunday, the rain moves out of our area, and warm sunshine pushes thermometers back into the 50s.

Have a great day!

Meteorologist Ben Dery

Benjamin Dery, Meteorologist

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