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Snowy Forecast Have You Down? Wait Until You See The Rest Of The Week’s Weather Forecast

The winter storm targeting Northern Minnesota for the beginning of the week is making lots of people unhappy. Snowfall well into May isn't unheard of in our part of the world, but after a few streaks of warmer temperatures, many have the itch to enjoy nicer weather. While Monday's weather may have you down, wait until you see the rest of this week's forecast.

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Duluth NWS
Duluth NWS
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National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Warning for Duluth and Surround Area

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for a portion of the Northland, including Duluth, from 4 am Monday to midnight Monday night.

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Winter Storm Watch Issued For Region; Ice Being The Main Concern For This Storm

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the immediate Duluth-Superior area and around the head of Lake Superior from Tuesday night through Thursday morning.

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I Dislike And Don’t Understand The New Descriptions Of Hazardous Weather

Has anyone else noticed that when we get notification of hazardous weather in the Northland they aren't using watches and warnings as much?  When I started in radio I used my voice to explain the difference between the two. Now they've morphed to other descriptions and I'm not comfortable with them.

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Ever Wonder Why Toilet Water Moves When It’s Windy Outside?

We have had several windy days in a row and according to our WDIO Storm Team meteorologists, we have several more to come.  I have always gauged how windy it is outside by the rockin' and rollin' of the water in the toilets inside, but never really knew why or how that can happen.  Curiosity got the best of me and we now have the answer.

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Minnesota TV Meteorologists Read Mean Tweets Following Major Snowstorm ‘Miss’ [VIDEO]

Even as close as last night, the Twin Cities was expecting to see "several inches" of snow. Today, the reality is they got pretty much nothing. We in the Duluth area see this happen at least a couple times a year. A big storm is forecast to hit, then it fizzles out or misses us completely (thanks, Lake Superior).

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
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This Is Why You Need To Clean Your Whole Car Off After It Snows [VIDEO]

After a snowstorm, it's all too common to see vehicles cruising the highways with their windows cleaned off but snow piled high on the roof of the vehicle. While some might think it's no big deal, it can be hazardous.

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, Full Moon, Comet Will Dazzle All at Once

Big news for astronomy fans.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Duluth Makes List Of Coldest Cities In America

After compiling all the data, 24/7 Wall St. has determined that Duluth, Minnesota is one of the coldest cities in America.

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Duluth NWS
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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued For Twin Ports Region Today

The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory until noon today for the area for light icing from near-freezing temperatures and light rainfall this morning. Roadways may become icy, so drive with caution. Here are the details from the National Weather Service:

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Reminder: Property Owners Responsible For Clearing Ice and Snow From Public Sidewalks

Snow shoveling is one of the dreaded aspects of wintertime in the Twin Ports. This year has been particularly challenging with the Christmas ice storm that left a mess still visible on many sidewalks, driveways, and roads around the area. Being we're expecting a brief warm-up, now is a good time to make efforts to make sure sidewalks along your property are as clean and safe as possible.

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How Cold Does It Have To Be Before Our Children Are Excused From Walking To School?

There use to be a day when a -35 and -40 below wind chill was considered dangerous and our schools closed for the safety of our students.  What has changed that they now go to school in these extremely cold temperatures?  I have scoured a couple local school's websites and can't find the magic number posted anywhere.

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