Justin Liles: Strong November storm continues tonight
A fall storm will bring heavy rain, thunderstorms, strong winds, ice, and winter precipitation tonight through Saturday. Many areas have received over 1-2” of rainfall. Heavy rainfall could cause minor flooding in northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin before the changeover to snow. Thunderstorms are expected today, mainly over southern portions of the Northland. A few storms could be severe over parts of northern Wisconsin this afternoon. Damaging wind to 60 mph is the main threat. Winds will continue to be gusty through the evening.
A period of freezing rain is also possible this evening in the arrowhead. The heaviest ice over Lake and Cook Counties. Rain changes to snow over the northland but especially Koochiching, Itasca, and northern St. Louis Counties. Heavy snowfall rates possible this evening into Friday morning. Some spots in northern Koochiching county may see 8” or more of snow. Cold northerly winds Saturday could lead to 5-8” of snow for the Snow Belt along the s. shore.
Rain, freezing rain and snow all likely tonight, Cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
A chance of snow shower early. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 31 by 10am, then falling to around 26 during the remainder of the day. Blustery, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Blustery, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. North wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. East wind around 5 mph.