Weather Alerts for Asland

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
ASLAND

Areas Affected:
Ashland - Bayfield - Iron - Sawyer - Washburn
Effective: Tue, 11/29 3:00am Updated: Mon, 11/28 2:50pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/30 12:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST TUESDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow
accumulations of 4 to 7 inches and ice accumulations of a
light glaze. Locally higher amounts of 8 to 10 inches
possible in Ashland and Iron counties.
* WHERE...Bayfield, Ashland, Iron, Washburn and Sawyer Counties.
This includes the Tribal Lands of the Red Cliff Band, the Bad
River Reservation and the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation.
* WHEN...From 3 AM Tuesday to midnight CST Tuesday night.
* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Information:
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.
The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Road conditions can also be found at 511mn.org for Minnesota or
511wi.gov for Wisconsin.

Winter Storm Watch  WINTER STORM WATCH   Winter Storm Watch
ASLAND

Areas Affected:
Ashland - Bayfield - Burnett - Iron - Price - Sawyer - Washburn
Effective: Tue, 11/29 6:00am Updated: Mon, 11/28 2:50pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed, 11/30 12:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY LATE EVENING...
* WHAT...Heavy snow remains possible. Total snow accumulations of
4 to 7 inches possible. Locally higher amounts of 8 to 10 inches
possible in Ashland and Iron counties.
* WHERE...Bayfield, Ashland, Iron, Burnett, Washburn, Sawyer and
Price Counties. This includes the Tribal Lands of the Red
Cliff Band, the Bad River Reservation and the Lac Courte
Oreilles Reservation.
* WHEN...From Tuesday morning through Tuesday late evening.
* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Information:
Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
ASLAND

Areas Affected:
Ashland - Bayfield - Douglas
Effective: Mon, 11/28 1:57pm Updated: Mon, 11/28 2:50pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 11/28 4:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...BRIEF PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
At 155 PM a band of heavy snow stretched from near International
Falls to Virginia to French River to Maple, WI to Cable, WI. The
band of snow was moving north-northeast at 25 mph. Visibility as
low as one-tenth of a mile was reported in the heavy snow.
Through 4 pm the band of snow will impact the Minnesota
communities of International Falls, Virginia, Ely, Brimson, Two
Harbors, Silver Bay, and Isabella. In Wisconsin the snow will
impact Port Wing, Cornucopia, Bayfield, Iron River, Ashland, and
Mellen. Roadways impacted include US Highway 53 between
International Falls and Virginia, MN, MN Highway 1 between Cook
and Silver Bay, MN Highway 61 between Duluth and Silver Bay, US
Highway 2 between Superior and Ashland, WI, and WI Highway 13
between Superior and Ashland.
Visibility of less than one-quarter mile, particularly over
northeast Minnesota, and snow accumulation on roads are expected.
Be prepared for reduced visibility and snow covered and slippery
roads. Slow down and allow extra time when traveling.