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Mid To Late Week Winter/Spring Storm Reports

The following reports come from the Northland’s Tuesday-Thursday storm system! Mainly snow and precipitation totals have been listed with this system. Snow Silver Bay, MN: 13.0″ Murphy City, MN: 12.0″ Grand Marais, MN: 9.0″ Hovland, MN: 9.0″ Finland, MN: 8.0″ Sea Gull Lake, MN: 8.0″ Two Harbors, MN: 7.8″ Lutsen, MN: 7.2″ Sawbill Lake, MN: 7.2″ Duluth, MN: 6.5″ Castle…

Lake County Power Members Effected by Wet Spring Conditions

COHASET, Minn.– Tuesday night’s spring snowstorm is affecting electric service for more than 1,600 Lake Country Power members and the numbers are growing. Line crews are working to restore service at more than 69 various outage points. Additional line crews from Mountain Iron and McGregor have been called to assist the Cohasset and Remer crews. Those affected are primarily in…

Fire Department Participates in Severe Weather Awareness Week

Duluth Fire Department Chief Krizaj Shares with Us the Importance of Emergency Alerts and Warnings

This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in both Wisconsin and Minnesota. The Duluth Fire Department takes a management role with alert systems and warnings when severe weather is approaching. They decided to focus on different severe weather related topics on their social media throughout the week. Duluth Fire Department Chief Shawn Krizaj describes the department’s reliance on local weather…

Tuesday-Wednesday’s Winter/Spring Storm System

The following are reports of snow and freezing rain across the Northland from Tuesday night and Wednesday’s winter storm system. •Snowfall Wirt, MN: 7.5″ Bigfork, MN: 6.0″ Squaw Lake, MN: 6.0″ Marcell, MN: 5.0″ Mahtowa, MN: 4.5″ Orr, MN: 4.2″ Cloquet, MN: 3.5″ Holyoke, MN: 3.5″ Big Falls, MN: 3.5″ Duluth, MN: 3.3″ Foxboro, WI: 3.1″ West Duluth, MN: 3.0″…

The Horns Return To Duluth-Superior Port As First Ship Departs Sunday

DULUTH, Minn. – The true sound of spring in Duluth was heard Sunday morning as the first blast of the horns went off for that first big ship of the season leaving the Duluth-Superior Port. The 1,000-foot Burns Harbor left through chunks of ice under the Lift Bridge during the 7 o’clock hour. The 1,000-foot Edwin H. Gott departed and…

Fox 21 Meteorologists Stop By Cloquet Middle School

CLOQUET, Minn. — Our FOX 21 weather team, Rusty Mehlberg, Ken Slama and Sam Gabrielli, stopped by Cloquet Middle School on Friday morning to get some 8th graders jazzed up about weather and other science stuff. The 8th grade science class has been doing different experiments and learning about pressures, and weather systems like cold and warm fronts. “It’s great…

Port Of Duluth-Superior Pulls Out Of Hibernation With Arrival Of Cutter Vessels

DULUTH, Minn. – The Port of Duluth-Superior is pulling out of hibernation with the Soo Locks opening in just days and ice cutting now underway. Two ice cutting vessels arrived in the port Wednesday and will focus first on freeing tugboats so they can free five domestic ships that have been docked all winter. The arrival also means the return…

Monday-Wednesday’s Winter Storm Snow Totals

The following snow totals were reports across the Northland to open up this week! Hovland, MN: 14.0″ Grand Portage, MN: 14.0″ International Falls, MN: 13.1″ Silver Bay, MN: 10.7″ Grand Marais, MN: 9.5″ Talmoon, MN: 8.5″ Deer River, MN: 8.0″ Wirt, MN: 8.0″ Orr, MN: 7.5″ Outing, MN: 7.5″ Celina, MN: 7.0″ Pine River, MN: 6.5″ Cohasset, MN: 6.4″ Kabetogama,…

Tugboat ‘Lake Superior’ Partially Sinks In Duluth Port

The U.S. Coast Guard is monitoring the situation but has not seen any environmental impacts, according to officials.

DULUTH, Minn. — The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating after a retired tugboat partially sunk in the Duluth Port Monday morning. At this time, there are no reports of any pollution impacts to the environment, according to Lt. Joseph McGinnis, with the Coast Guard. McGinnis said the partial sinking was reported around 9 a.m. near the Compass Minerals dock off…