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.
The National Weather Service officially issued a Winter Storm Watch for all of the shaded areas below. The watch goes into effect late Saturday evening and will continue through Sunday night.
What to Expect
Snow will start late Saturday evening and continue into the day Sunday with leftover flurries on Monday. The heaviest snowfall is expected at this time during the daytime hours of Sunday. Along with heavy snowfall expected, strong winds are expected with this storm that will lead to blowing and drifting snow. Visibility and travel conditions are expected to degrade rapidly on Sunday and caution is advised if you need to travel.
How Much Will We Get?
- Twin Ports – 4-8 inches of snow, mainly Sunday during the daytime hours
- Arrowhead – 4-8 inches of snow, mainly Sunday during the daytime hours
- Iron Range – 3-6 inches of snow, mainly Sunday during the daytime hours
- Northwestern Wisconsin – 4-8 inches of snow, midday Sunday through Sunday night, with slightly higher amounts closer to Lake Superior. Lake effect snow is possible into Monday morning