Central St. Louis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 3:42 AM CST on March 03, 2015

...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from noon today to midnight CST tonight...

* locations...portions of northeast Minnesota including the Iron Range and The Arrowhead.

* Timing...snow will develop this morning with the main period of accumulation expected from 8 am through noon. Strong winds and blowing snow will develop in the afternoon and continue through the evening.

* Snow accumulations...1 to 4 inches.

* Winds...northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Visibilities...a quarter mile or less at times.

* Impacts...travel conditions will deteriorate this afternoon and remain hazardous through this evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and blowing snow. Use caution when traveling...especially in open areas that are more exposed to the wind. Roads may be slick and hazardous...so allow extra time to reach your destination.

Local Storm Report

03/03/2015 0900 am

1 miles NNE of Duluth, St Louis County.

Snow m4.3 inch, reported by NWS employee.

03/03/2015 0900 am

Island Lake, St Louis County.

Snow m3.4 inch, reported by co-op observer.

24 hour snow accumulation. Co-op observer ilim5.

03/03/2015 0900 am

Duluth Heights, St Louis County.

Snow m4.2 inch, reported by NWS employee.

Still snowing at the time of the report.

03/03/2015 0930 am

Aurora, St Louis County.

Snow e2.0 inch, reported by public.

Report relayed via social media. Still snowing at the time of the report.

03/03/2015 0730 am

4 miles N of Floodwood, St Louis County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.

24 hour snow accumulation. Co-op observer fldm5.

03/03/2015 0815 am

Meadowlands, St Louis County.

Snow e2.0 inch, reported by public.

Report relayed via social media.

03/03/2015 0815 am

6 miles NNE of Duluth, St Louis County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by cocorahs.

Moderate snow still reported at the time of the observation. Cocorahs observer MN-sl-84.

03/03/2015 0735 am

2 miles N of West Duluth, St Louis County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by NWS employee.

Still snowing at the time of the report.

03/03/2015 0800 am

5 miles NW of Duluth, St Louis County.

Snow m3.3 inch, reported by official NWS obs.

Storm total snow accumulation. Since 6 am an additional 1.8 inches of snow accumulated.

03/03/2015 0630 am

WSW Chisholm, St Louis County.

Snow m1.1 inch, reported by cocorahs.

Cocorahs observer MN-sl-15.

03/03/2015 0700 am

9 miles NNE of Hermantown, St Louis County.

Snow m1.5 inch, reported by cocorahs.

Cocorahs observer MN-sl-6.

03/03/2015 0700 am

3 miles NE of Duluth, St Louis County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by cocorahs.

24 hour snow accumulation. Cocorahs observer MN-sl-20.

03/03/2015 0730 am

10 miles S of Eveleth, St Louis County.

Snow e1.5 inch, reported by public.

Report relayed via social media.

03/03/2015 0645 am

Fond Du Lac, St Louis County.

Snow e3.5 inch, reported by public.

Report relayed via social media.

03/03/2015 0600 am

3 miles se of Cotton, St Louis County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.

24 hour snow accumulation. Co-op observer cotm5.

03/03/2015 0600 am

5 miles NW of Duluth, St Louis County.

Snow m1.5 inch, reported by official NWS obs.

6 hour snow accumulation. Still snowing at the time of the observation.

03/03/2015 0600 am

Embarrass, St Louis County.

Snow m0.8 inch, reported by co-op observer.

Still snowing.