Warm air pushes to the north aloft and creates a 100% chance of snow. Snow overtakes the region throughout the early morning hours. Expect a breezy northeast wind at 5-15mph which will bring some lake enhancement for lakeside locations along the north and south shore. Temperatures are in the mid teen in NW Wisconsin and near 10 in Duluth and 1 around International Falls.
Thursday morning our large low pressure system is down south around Missouri. In the upper levels of the atmosphere we have a trough that is aiding in uplift across the region giving us a 100% chance of snow. The heavier snow will be on the Minnesota side in the morning hours and by the afternoon it moves slowly east toward Wisconsin and the U.P. Winds are gusty and out of the NNE at 5-15mph with gusts up to 25mph. With that NNE wind expect temperatures to fall throughout the day, and for some lake enhancement for the North Shore. Our high temp should be around 16 in the early morning hours, but by early afternoon expect temps to be near 12.
With the colder air pushing in we continue to see light snow before midnight Friday. The wind is now more from the north, so the South Shore and U.P. will have some lake effect snow bands develop. The snow wraps up in Duluth by the early morning hours and continues for the U.P. throughout the day.
Once it’s all said and done expect around 9-12” for the U.P. and western Iron County, 6-10” for the South Shore, North Shore, and Twin Ports (mainly for lake effect/enhancement) Expect 4-6” for the Iron Range, Ely, Aitkin, Moose Lake, Hinckley, Siren and Hayward.
The temperatures Friday morning cool off to -7 and highs reach 1. Skies clear up by the afternoon as a high pressure system pushes in from the west.
The high sits over the area Saturday morning and our temperatures drop into the mid teens below zero to near -20. Warmer air starts moving in from the southwest as the high pressure moves east. This brings clouds and a 20% of some snow showers. High temps reach to around 7.
A large high pressure system moves in on Sunday and brings drier weather. Lows are down to -4 and highs reach 13. Skies are partly cloudy. Monday the high moves east and we have winds out of the southeast that warm us up a little, but we’re still below average. Lows around to -1 and high temps reach 16.