Snowfall Reports from December 5-6, 2021

A winter storm brought heavy snow to portions of northeast Minnesota and far northern Wisconsin from early Sunday morning through early Monday morning. Snowfall totals of 12 to 18″ were reported from Hibbing northeast to the Arrowhead with lower snowfall totals farther south, with the Duluth Airport picking up around 7″ of snow.

Very strong northwest winds developed early this morning on the backside of an area of low pressure with wind gusts of 50 to >60 mph reported in the Twin Ports.

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Storm Total Snowfall Reports from around the Northland from December 5-6, 2021

20 N Grand Marais, MN: 18.0″
4.4 W Grand Marais, MN: 17.2″
1 NW Chisholm, MN: 15.0″
3 E Finland, MN: 15.0″
7 WSW Hovland, MN: 13.5″
Wolf Ridge, MN: 13.3″
Kelly Lake, MN: 13.0″
1 WNW Two Harbors, MN: 13.0″
4.9 NE Tofte, MN: 12.9″
0.2 SSE Keewatin, MN: 12.3″
Hibbing, MN: 12.3″
2.0 S Brimson, MN: 12.2″
Cherry, MN: 12.0″
Virginia, MN: 12.0″
1 W Silver Bay, MN: 11.6″
3 E Sand Bay, WI: 11.1″
9 N Bayfield, WI: 11.1″
Eveleth, MN: 11.0″
3 SW Butternut, WI: 10.5″
3 W Embarrass, MN: 10.0″
Two Harbors, MN: 10.0″
Cass Lake, MN: 10.0″
2 E Grand Marais, MN: 10.0″
3 E Payne, MN: 9.5″
11.8 N Lutsen, MN: 8.1″
9.2 NNE Hayward, WI: 8.0″
8 NE Cook, MN: 7.8″
Brainerd, MN: 7.5″
Babbitt, MN: 7.4″
3 E Orr, MN: 7.3″
1.2 W Solon Springs, WI: 7.3″
7 W Pine River, MN: 7.0″
2 E Celina, MN: 7.0″
3 NE Hermantown, MN: 6.9″
Duluth, MN (Airport) 6.9″
3 NE Duluth, MN: 6.5″
6.1 N Grand Rapids, MN: 6.5″
1 SW Ely, MN: 6.5″
Mellen, WI: 6.0″
Wrenshall, MN: 5.8″
1.2 SE Duluth, MN: 5.0″
Trego, WI: 5.0″
Herbster, WI: 5.0″
International Falls, MN: 4.5″
4.3 W Superior, WI: 2.5″

Local Storm Report

8:00 AM 12/6/21: Non-Thunderstorm Wind Damage. 2 WSW Duluth, MN (St. Louis County) Large tree down due to strong winds.

Peak Wind Gusts in the Twin Ports from Monday morning, December 6, 2021

Blatnik Bridge: 66 mph
Canal Park: 59 mph
Superior, WI: 53 mph

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