/Issued 5:08 PM CST, Thursday, December 7, 2017/
Water vapor satellite image and upper level analysis from late Thursday afternoon.
22z NDFD model
18z NAM 500mb Vorticity forecast for Friday – A strong vort dropping south/southeast from the eastern Manitoba-Western Ontario area will be our Friday light snow event in the Northland.
18z NAM-Nest 3km model simulated radar starting at Noon Friday, ending at 9 PM Friday. Snow looks to start in far northern Minnesota around Noon Friday, then will move farther south/east through late Friday afternoon, the snow will then exit the Northland Friday evening. Snowfall totals for Friday afternoon-early evening ranging from a coating to as much as 2 inches in parts of northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.
Note: Start time here in Duluth 1-3 PM Friday, ending 5-7 PM.
A taste of winter for parts of the deep south through Friday with some snow and sleet in the forecast. Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories are in effect stretching from west/south Texas to north Georgia. There are also freeze warnings in effect (Darker blue areas on map)
Forecast for Duluth and Superior
.Tonight… Partly to mostly cloudy. Light snow showers or flurries possible. Low 14 to 19. Wind west at 5 to 15 mph.
.Friday… Mostly cloudy. Light snow mainly during the afternoon. High 20 to 24. Wind west at 10 to 20 mph.
.Friday night… Light snow ending early. Total snowfall around an inch. Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 7 to 12. Wind becoming north to northwest at 10 to 20 mph.
Normal temperatures for Friday
Sunrise Friday: 7:41 AM CST
Sunset Friday: 4:20 PM CST