Updated: 03/27/2014 10:45 PM
Created: 03/27/2014 2:14 PM WDIO.com
Mother Nature treated the Northland to a mixture of precipitation Thursday. Rain, freezing rain and snow made for an interesting morning commute. Most of the wet spring mix changed over to snow in the afternoon. Snow will be heavy at times.
Snowfall reports from the National Weather Service, Duluth
Thursday, March 27
As of 10:00 PM
|4:01 PM||Carlton||11.0"||Carlton Co.|
|7:00 PM||4 S Sawyer||10.6"||Carlton Co.|
|9:00 PM||Superior||9.0"||Douglas Co.|
|4:55 PM||Kettle River||9.0"||Carlton Co.|
|3:51 PM||New Duluth||8.0"||St. Louis Co.|
|7:30 PM||6 NW Two Harbors||8.0"||Lake|
|4:55 PM||Mouth of Brule||7.0"||Douglas Co.|
|7:30 PM||7 ESE Superior||6.8"||Douglas Co.|
|7:00 PM||NWS, Duluth||6.0"||St. Louis Co.|
|4:04 PM||7 N McGregor||5.5"||Aitkin Co.|
|9:00 PM||1 WNW Ashland||5.1"||Ashland Co.|
|6:00 PM||Cloquet||5.0"||Carlton Co.|
|8:00 PM||Herbster||4.8"||Bayfield Co.|
|3:00 PM||3 N Brainerd||4.5"||Crow Wing Co.|
|4:30 PM||Moose Lake||3.6'||Carlton Co.|
|4:30 PM||4 S Bruno||3.0"||Pine Co.|
|2:30 PM||Lutsen||3.0"||Cook Co.|
|2:06 PM||21 N Grand Marais||2.8"||Cook Co.|
|5:20 PM||4 WSW Eveleth||2.5"||St. Louis Co.|
|2:06 PM||Finland||2.5"||Lake Co.|
|1:00 PM||5 NW Duluth||2.2"||St. Louis Co.|
|3:48 PM||Port Wing||2.0"||Bayfield Co.|
|1:00 PM||Alborn||2.0"||St. Louis Co.|
|1:00 PM||Int'l Falls||0.5"||Koochiching Co.|
|4:14 PM||Gile||0.5"||Iron Co.|
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