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Wednesday February 12, 2020: Morning Forecast

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The Ups and Downs of Unfrozen Lake Superior

Experts share different effects of the lake's low ice cover, while some Northlanders miss the ice.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Northland has gone through an unseasonably warm winter, eliminating the chance for much ice to form on the surface of Lake Superior. “I was excited for the ice build up and it’s just not coming yet,” Lindsey Ruhnke said. Lapping waves is a surprising sound to hear by the lake at the beginning of February. “I think…

Tuesday February 11, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Monday February 10, 2020: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Breezy Winds, chilly temps, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, flurries, Light Snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Scattered Snow Showers, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

CHUM Warming Shelters to Activate Sunday

DULUTH, Minn. –¬†Sunday night, CHUM homeless shelter in Duluth is activating its warming shelters at Gloria Dei Church in Central Hillside, and the Harmony Club in West Duluth. The warming shelters will be open from 8:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m. CHUM is asking visitors to not arrive early. The entrance to the Gloria Dei Warming Center is the “breakfast door”…

Friday February 7, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Lake Superior Nearly Ice-Free this Warm Winter

Ice coverage at less than 5% as temps are higher than normal.

DULUTH, Minn.- This winter’s unseasonably warm temperatures have left Lake Superior almost entirely without ice. According to experts at the National Weather Service, less than 5% of the lake is covered so far, while at this time last year 40% of the lake was covered. While less ice may make the water seem warmer, experts said that it’s still icy…

Thursday February 6, 2020: Evening Forecast

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Thursday February 6, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Wednesday February 5, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Locals Take Advantage of the Warm Weather in Duluth

Duluthians were treated to some out of the ordinary warm weather in the first weekend of February.

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluthians were treated to some out of the ordinary warm weather in the first weekend of February. The lakewalk and Canal Park were bustling with many people out for a jog or walking their dogs. Temperatures in Duluth hit a high of 39 degrees, and the sun was shining after days of gray clouds. Minnesotans know weather…

Friday January 31, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Thursday January 30, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Wednesday January 29, 2020: Morning Forecast

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300 Mile North Shore Journey Ends at Beargrease Finish Line

Ryan Reddington, Keith Aili, Ryan Anderson first three to cross finish line.

DULUTH, Minn.- An exciting night in Grand Portage, as crowds gathered at the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon finish line to welcome the mushers with cheers and support as they completed their nearly 300 mile journey. “The dogs know when they’re getting close to the end they can smell the smoke in the air,” said Race Marshall Stan Passananti. Around…

Tuesday January 28, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Monday January 27, 2020: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Black Ice, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, freezing drizzle, Icy Roads, Light Snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wintry mix

Beargrease Vets on Alert with Warm Temperatures

Dogs more prone to overheating, dehydration in the heat.

DULUTH, Minn.- All the dogs taking mushers along the Beargrease trail, which is softer than usual due to warmer weather, calls for a big team of trained veterinarians. 11 vets and 7 veterinary technicians are stationed at each checkpoint, along with one EMT to check on the human mushers. Vets say while they’re there for medical attention, mushers are usually…

Dogs, Spectators Energetic at Beargrease Starting Line

Mushers prepare for a longer and softer trail, thanks to unseasonably warm temperatures.

DULUTH, Minn.- The excitement was in the air at the starting line of the 40th Annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. “These dogs were meant to run, they were born to run, they’re trained to run,” said Race Spokesperson Monica Hendrickson, the yip of excited race dogs behind her. The dogs’ howls light a flame in everyone’s hearts. “Everything about…

Thursday January 23, 2020

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Tuesday January 21, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Monday January 20, 2019: Morning Forecast

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