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Winter Storm Watch Issued for the Greater Duluth / Superior Region for This Weekend

As computer models continue to refine what is going to happen with this weekend's weather, one thing is becoming more evident: Duluth, Superior, the Arrowhead, Iron Range, and Northwestern Wisconsin can expect a significant amount of snow this weekend.

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Top Ten Emergency Preparedness Gifts For The Holidays That Show You Care

All to many injuries occur during the Holiday's and often times the key is preparedness Here are some things we all can do to protect ourselves according to the Division Of Emergency Management.These also make just great for gifts for the Holiday Season.

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How Much Snow Did The Duluth / Superior Area Get Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2012?

While a few lake effect snowflakes continue to fall in the later hours of Black Friday 2012, snowfall totals are coming in from around the area. The snow, which made travel very difficult through much of Minnesota and Wisconsin Thanksgiving and Black Friday definitely added up in some portions of the region.

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for the Duluth / Superior Region for Thanksgiving and Black Friday

As reported earlier, the possibility of winter weather threatening travel and activities for Thanksgiving and Black Friday in the Twin Ports was looming. The National Weather Service has now made it official. 

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Weather on Thanksgiving and Black Friday in Northern Minnesota Could Impact Travel Around the Greater Duluth / Superior Area

While weather for travelers in Northern Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin will be nice on Thanksgiving morning, wintry conditions will be making their way into the Twin Ports region  by Thursday night and Friday - making travel a little more difficult for holiday drivers and shoppers.

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National Weather Service Would Rather You Not Call This Winter Storm ‘Athena’

Nature straight up does not care that we are nowhere near recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Winter Storm Athena is on her way to kick us square in the jollies. 

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Snow is Making Its Way Into the Twin Ports Region as Temperatures Drop

As a large storm system continues to move through the area, bringing with it colder temperatures, mixed precipitation and snow is expected through the morning and into the lunch hour today.

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Man Survives 61 Days in Snowed-In Car

The world is filled with terrible news, so it’s nice for us to find a story with a happy ending once in awhile.  Not that type of happy ending. Pervert. Here is an amazing story about a Swedish man who was stranded in a snow drift for 61 days.

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Top 5 Twin Ports Blizzards Since The Mid 1970′s

Duluth-Superior sits smack-dab in the middle of "snow country". A typical winter in the Northland sees at least two or three good sized snow storms before it's all said and done. Some years, we're treated to a blizzard

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TOP 5 THINGS TO DO TO PREPARE FOR A NORTHLAND WINTER

Hearty Northlanders start getting ready for winter just about the time the kids go back to school – even earlier if they’re “lifers”. It's safe to say that we're due for a substantial snowfall any time after Labor Day. Here are the Top 5 Things To Do To Prepare For A Northland Winter (or ANY area’s winter-season for that matter). In no particular order:

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No Blizzard. But Still Cancellations. Get The Latest [UPDATE]

Another storm has come and gone with nothing but underwhelming results in the Twin Ports. Officially we got less than an inch of snow through the overnight, but lots of wind.

Expect flurries throughout the day, with totals equaling less than an inch. Heavy winds will continue with gusts up to 45 mph.

The heavy winds off the lake blew dry air into the oncoming storm which prevented the snow from forming.

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Russian Soldiers Cause Massive Avalanche Using Artillery

File this under FAIL. Some Russian soldiers were shooting some artillery rounds into a mountain side when they triggered a huge avalanche.  I love when they realize that it's coming right for them and start running, oops! See the video after the break

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