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Winter Storm Watch for parts of the Northland including Duluth and Superior from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning

Winter Storm Watch has been expanded farther west to include portions of northeast and east-central Minnesota valid from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning.

Winter Storm Watch continues for all of northwest Wisconsin from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning.

Some cities included in the watch are — Silver Bay, Two Harbors, Duluth, Hill City, Aitkin, Brainerd, Cloquet, Moose Lake, Hinckley, Pine City, Superior, Solon Springs, Grantsburg, Siren, Shell Lake, Minong, Bayfield, Ashland, Hurley and Hayward.

Heavy snow and gusty winds are possible in the watch area with areas of blowing and drifting snow. The Wednesday morning commute could be severely impacted by snow and wind.

Source: https://www.weather.gov/dlh/

Snow is forecast to spread north into parts of the Northland Tuesday evening, peaking in intensity overnight Tuesday through Wednesday morning. Snow is then forecast to taper off from west to east Wednesday afternoon.

Source: 00z European model 11.25.19; https://weathermodels.com/

Winds are expected to increase late Tuesday afternoon with gusty winds expected Tuesday night through Wednesday morning.

Winds will start out from the east-northeast, then shift to north-northwest by Wednesday morning.

The strong winds combined with building waves could lead to some lakeshore flooding especially along the South Shore of Lake Superior in northwest Wisconsin from Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Source: 00z European model 11.25.19; https://weathermodels.com/

*Winter Storm Watch* for Duluth and Superior Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning.

-Some light snow or flurries could begin in the Twin Ports later Tuesday afternoon as winds shift to the ENE which may cause a little light lake effect snow to develop.

-Snow increases in intensity later Tuesday night with gusty NE winds of 20 to 35 mph causing areas of blowing snow.

-The peak of this storm in the Twin Ports is expected from roughly Midnight Wednesday to 10 AM Wednesday the way it looks now (timing could change a bit)

-Potential for snowfall totals of 4 to 7 inches in Duluth and Superior by Wednesday afternoon.

More updates later today.

Thanks for reading!

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