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Emergency Items To Have In Your Car For Winter Storms

Winter is not letting go of the Northland, having said that, we are approaching a large storm that will potentially drop a lot of snow on this area. What if you are caught somewhere and getting out of your car is not an option.

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No April Fool’s Joke – Snow and Messy Roads For April 1

Luckily the threat of a quarter of an inch of ice didn't develop and ice remained somewhat limited on roadways in the Twin Ports, but windy and snowy conditions have developed overnight and will hang around through the day today, leading the National Weather Service to extend their winter weather advisory until 4 pm today (Tuesday, April 1).

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Duluth Surpasses the 100 Inch Mark For Snowfall This Season

Even for winter enthusiasts, this has felt like a worse winter than most. Extreme cold, marked with plenty of snowstorms has made many wish for warmer days and hope for snowbanks to start to shrink. Those snowstorms have pushed us into the record books for this season, hitting a major milestone Thursday.

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Severe Winter Could Delay the Twin Ports Shipping Opener

Shipping on the Great Lakes, mainly, the Twin Ports, has been down of late. The main reason of course has been the lack of demand due to the recession, and now the severe winter weather we've just experienced, threatens to delay the start of Twin Ports shipping

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Mid-March Snowstorm Looks to Bring 8+ Inches of Snow to the Twin Ports [UPDATED]

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the region that is in effect now through 11 am Wednesday for heavy, wet snowfall.

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New Flood App Brings American Red Cross Safety Information to Mobile Devices Here in the Northland

Having been through two floods in the last 14 years in Lake Nebagamon, I can tell you it is expensive, and one can suffer the loss of items that are not replaceable. More importantly, it can endanger a persons. After the most recent flood last year I've found out from my insurance company that they do not cover flood damage, and was told this is pretty much the case with all insurance companies. I downloaded the free app, and it does offer good advice, not only in preparedness, but also during and after. I urge you to download the app, it could help you a great deal.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Apostle Islands Ice Caves to Close By Sunday, March 16 at the Latest

The ice caves along the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore have been a huge draw for people around the country to the Wisconsin shoreline of Lake Superior. After thousands of visitors and millions of dollars have come into the area, weather conditions are forcing the caves to close.

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When is the Best Time to Put Up Your Birdhouse? [VIDEO]

I have several birdhouses in our yard. I remember the first time I out them up, it was in the late Spring, and by then the birds already had a place to live. So when is the best time to put up your birdhouses.

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How Do Snowflakes Form Anyway? Watch and See [VIDEO]

Living here in the Northland, you'd think I knew a lot about snow. Not really. Shoveling snow, driving in snow, and sometimes cursing huge snowstorms is about it for me. I get the general Idea of how snow forms, but I've never seen one actually do it, until now.

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Wind Chill Warning 022614

WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO

NOON CST THURSDAY FOR DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS ACROSS NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING.

 

THE COMBINATION OF THE ARCTIC AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE

WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS ACROSS NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND

NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TONIGHT. CON

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Snowfall Totals for February 20 and 21 Snow Storm [UPDATED]

February and March are notorious for big snowstorms in the Northland, and the first of the late winter season packed a punch that was followed up with gusty 40 mph wind to lead to drifting snow and extend messy travel.

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Updated Storm Predictions for Winter Storm Warning 02-20-14

Another winter storm is beginning to move into the Twin Ports region, but this storm could bring a larger amount of heavier snow than what we saw on Monday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for all of Eastern Minnesota and all of Wisconsin and the UP of Michigan. The warning is in effect now, and remains in effect until noon Friday.

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