Weather Alerts for Washburn

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
WASHBURN

Areas Affected:
Ashland - Burnett - Iron - Washburn
Effective: Sat, 3/28 7:00pm Updated: Sat, 3/28 1:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 3/29 11:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAVY WET SNOW EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
.A strong spring storm system will bring a rain and snow mix to
the Northland for Saturday through Sunday. Rain will spread
across the area late Saturday morning and through the afternoon.
Rain is expected to change to snow Saturday night, and back to
rain during the day on Sunday. The precipitation will be
associated with strong northeast winds Saturday night with gusts
to 35 mph. Snowfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches are possible, along
with some locally higher amounts along the North Shore of Lake
Superior. Uncertainty in snowfall amounts remains based on how
fast rain may change to snow, and the track of the storm.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM CDT SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation and wet snow expected. Total snow
accumulations of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of a light
glaze.
* WHERE...In Wisconsin, Ashland, Iron, Burnett and Washburn
Counties. In Minnesota, Pine County. This includes the Tribal
Lands of the Bad River Reservation and the Mille Lacs Band,
Lena Lake and, Hinckley areas.
* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 11 AM CDT Sunday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions, travel could be very
difficult.

Information:
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
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.

Hydrologic Outlook  HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK   Hydrologic Outlook
WASHBURN

Areas Affected:
Ashland - Bayfield - Burnett - Douglas - Iron - Price - Sawyer - Washburn
Effective: Sat, 3/28 7:00pm Updated: Sat, 3/28 1:10pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Sat, 3/28 9:00pm Severity: Unknown Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...CONTINUED RISES ON RIVERS AND STREAMS...
Rivers and streams continue a slow rise from snowmelt runoff
across northwest Wisconsin and into the Upper Mississippi, St.
Croix and portions of the Lake Superior basins of Minnesota.
A strong spring storm system is forecast to impact the area
Saturday into Sunday. Rain will spread across the area late
Saturday morning and into the afternoon. Rain will slowly
change over to snow Saturday night, before changing back to rain
again on Sunday. Some locations across northwest Wisconsin and
northeast Minnesota could receive between one half and one inch of
rainfall in addition to wet accumulating snow. This is rainfall
and additional snowmelt will continue rises on area rivers and
streams into next week. The mainstem Mississippi River at Aitkin
and Fort Ripley could approach minor flood stage next week. Those
with interests along area rivers and streams should continue to
monitor the latest conditions and forecasts.