/Issued 5:09 PM CST, Sunday, January 14, 2018/
Here’s my snowfall accumulation map for Monday through Tuesday morning – Heaviest amounts along the South Shore in northwest Wisconsin as lake effect snow develops on Monday and lingers through Tuesday morning. Potential for 5 to around 10 inches of snow by Tuesday morning from northeast Douglas through northern portions of Bayfield, Ashland and Iron County.
Radar loop through 4:45 PM CST, Sunday, January 14, 2018.
Light snow continues early this evening in northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin with movement toward the east/southeast.
Winter Weather Advisory (Purple shaded area on map)
Here are the wind chill headlines that are in effect for late tonight through Noon Monday (Blue shaded areas on map)
Temperature departure map for the week of January 7, 2018.
Precipitation departure map for the week of January 7, 2018.
Temperature and Precipitation report for Duluth, Minnesota
January 7-13, 2018
High Temperatures/Departure from Normal
1/7: 27 F/+8 degrees above normal
1/8: 29 F/+10 degrees above normal
1/9: 33 F/+14 degrees above normal
1/10: 35 F/+16 degrees above normal
1/11: 32 F/+13 degrees above normal
1/12: -2 F/-21 degrees below normal
1/13: 1 F/-18 degrees below normal
Low Temperatures/Departure from Normal
1/7: 10 F/+8 degrees above normal
1/8: 12 F/+10 degrees above normal
1/9: 5 F/+3 degrees above normal
1/10: 32 F/+31 degrees above normal
1/11: -8 F/-9 degrees below normal
1/12: -19 F/-20 degrees above normal
1/13: -18 F/-19 degrees below normal
Note: Average temperature for the week of January 7, 2018: 12.1 degrees (+2.1 degrees above normal) Source: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us
Total Precipitation: 0.28 inches
Normal: 0.23 inches
Departure: +0.05 inches above normal
State Average for Minnesota for the week of January 7, 2018
Temperature: 14.4 degrees
Departure: +2.9 degrees above normal
Precipitation: 0.18 inches
Departure: 0.00″ (Normal)
Link to Road Conditions
Wisconsin – https://511wi.gov/map
Snowfall reports from Sunday, January 14, 2018
Virginia, MN: 3.0 in
Bruno, MN 3 SSW: 2.5 in
Two Harbors, MN 3 N: 2.5 in
Gunn, MN 5 SSE: 2.0 in
Hovland, MN 10 W: 2.0 in
Nisswa, MN 2 NE: 2.0 in
Mahtowa, MN 3 N: 1.7 in
Scanlon, MN: 1.5 in
Duluth Airport: 1.1 in (Through 4 PM Sunday)
Frigid temperatures early this morning which was followed by increasing clouds and snow as a clipper approached from the northwest. Looks like around 1 to 2.5 inches of snow across most of the Northland through 3 PM today with isolated amounts to 3 inches. Highs today ranged from the single digits to around 10 above zero.
Tonight: Strong 500mb height falls of around 100 meters/12 hours will dig S/SE out of the northern Plains and Red River Valley as an mid/upper level low heads into the upper Midwest. Light snow will persist over most of the area tonight but will diminish from NW-SE during the night. Probably another inch or so of additional snowfall in parts of the area. Roads will be snow covered and slick tonight so use caution if you have travel plans. The other big story tonight will be the continued cold temperatures with lows in the single digits and teens below zero over western areas to the single digits and lower teens above zero near Lake Superior and in northwest Wisconsin.
Monday: Low pressure over western Minnesota late this afternoon is forecast to move into southern Wisconsin tomorrow — This system will continue to produce some light snow and flurries around Lake Superior with heavier lake effect snow showers expected along the South Shore in northwest Wisconsin. Highs Monday will range from the teens in northwest Wisconsin and North Shore of Lake Superior, lower 20s along the South Shore with single digits in north central Minnesota. Lows Monday night will be in the single digits, teens and 20s below.
Note: Another January thaw is coming mid to late this week, should start on Wednesday and continue through Saturday the way it looks now, possibly a few days around or above 30 degrees later this week! There is also a potential for a system to impact the upper Midwest and Great Lakes region sometime during the 20th-22nd time frame which could bring some snow or mixed precipitation to parts of the Northland if it tracks far enough to the north.
Forecast for Duluth and Superior
.Tonight… Light snow this evening with additional snowfall around an inch. Total accumulation around 2 inches. Flurries overnight. Low 1 to 6 above. Wind variable around 10 mph, becoming north to northwest at 10 to 20 mph late.
.Monday… Periods of light snow and flurries. Snow accumulation less than an inch. Considerable cloudiness. High 12 to 17. Wind north at 10 to 20 mph.
.Tuesday… Partly cloudy. High 8 to 13. Wind west at 10 to 20 mph.
Normal temperatures for Monday
Sunrise Monday: 7:49 AM CST
Sunset Monday: 4:47 PM CST