Messy spring weather continues

Periods of snow/rain mix, and some sleet and freezing rain will continue through this evening. Precipitation continues across the Northland into tonight, diminishing from northwest to southeast. Some light snow may linger in NW WI into early tomorrow morning. Winds will also increase and be rather gusty overnight. Some wind gusts by morning could get close to 40 mph.

Here is a look at some of the snow and freezing rain reports:


3 SSW Wirt – 7.5 inches – Itasca County
Bigfork – 6.0 inches – Itasca County
Marcell – 5.0 inches – Itasca County
Big Falls – 3.5 inches – Koochiching County
Cloquet – 3.5 inches – Carlton County
NWS Duluth – 3.1 inches – Carlton County
Ely – 2.8 inches – St. Louis County
Ashland – 1.7 inches – Ashland County


Ojibwa – 0.38 inch of freezing rain – Sawyer County
Bayfield – 0.25 inch of freezing rain – Bayfield County
Nisswa – 0.20 inch of freezing rain – Crow Wing County
Lester River – 0.13 inch of freezing rain – St. Louis County
Hawthorne – 0.13 inch of freezing rain – Douglas County
Cohasset – 0.13 inch of freezing rain – Itasca County
NWS Duluth – 0.10 inch of freezing rain – St. Louis County
Holyoke – 0.10 inch of freezing rain – Carlton County
Silver Bay – 0.10 inch of freezing rain – Lake County
Superior – 0.06 inch of freezing rain – Douglas County

Sunshine will return by tomorrow afternoon and stick around through Friday.  It does look like we will see several chances of a wintry mix with passing pieces of energy through next week.  We are also watching what could become something interesting Wednesday-Friday next week.   Stay tuned.

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