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National Weather Service Issues First Ever Snow “Squall” Warning

DULUTH, Minn. –  This morning, some of you may have received a “squall” warning issued by the National Weather Service in Duluth. A squall is an intense short-lived burst of heavy snowfall usually accompanied by gusts of winds and low visibility. Members of the National Weather Service say, that although these events are rare, they are usually associated with a…

Wednesday March 25, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Monday March 16, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Wednesday March 4, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Tuesday February 11, 2020: Morning Forecast

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Monday January 13, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Wednesday January 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Starks Academy Boys Build Snowmen to Build Smiles at Diamond Willow Assisted Living

Boys on the Basketball Team build snowmen for Assisted Living residents to view.

DULUTH, Minn.- As the popular song goes, “Do you wanna build a snowman?” Well the boys on the Starks Academy Northland Youth Basketball Alliance Team sure did, heading over to the East side to spread some snowy cheer. “Using that snow which is giving some people some heartaches I can imagine, spread some holiday cheer and put some smiles on…

Great Outdoors: Enjoying the Winter Magic at Gooseberry Falls

People come from all across the country to experience the falls.

TWO HARBORS, Minn.- While most dread seeing snow and ice here in Duluth they’re the cherry on top of the experience up at Gooseberry Falls. The fluffy white snow and icicles inching closer to the rushing water paint a pristine winter picture. “The sunset makes it look really nice,” said Amy Yip. The scene makes for the perfect background to…

Friday December 13, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Doctors Remind to Shovel Smart to Avoid Heart Problems

People with heart and weight problems and the elderly advised to shovel light.

DULUTH, Minn.- When shoveling all this snow off driveways, streets and cars in a hurry, it can be hard to remember to take it easy for your health. According to Cardiologists with Essentia Health, people should be careful not to lift enormous amounts of snow when shoveling to avoid a possible heart attack. That goes double, they said, for the…

City Officials: 60 Percent of Residential Streets Plowed

City of Duluth Provides an Update on Plowing Efforts for Tuesday, December 3

DULUTH, Minn. – As of 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, Duluth city officials report over 60 percent of residential streets have been plowed. The City has been able to fix or replace graders that needed mechanical repairs in the last two days and have 21 out of 22 graders back on the streets. Front end loaders and nine sanding trucks…

Update: City Crews Continue to Plow Residential Streets, Alleys

The City of Duluth Provides an Update on Efforts to Clear Residentia Streets, Alleys

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth City officials provided an update Monday afternoon on efforts to clear residential streets and alleyways. Officials say crews will not be able to complete plowing efforts on these portions of roadways by Monday night. Crews are working 24 hours a day, with the full fleet on the streets from 2 a.m. until 6 p.m. They will…

DTA Provides Update on Routes as Snow Removal Continues

Duluth Transit Authority Provides Route Updates as Snow Removal Continues

DULUTH, Minn. – David Clark, Director of Marketing for the Duluth Transit Authority released an update on route closures and delays Monday morning. As an update on current DTA operating status: Routes 14W, 15, and 17B are currently not running The Zoo turn-around point is currently closed; we are using Raleigh and 63rd to turn around Routes 18 and 23…

Update: City of Duluth Lifts Travel Advisory, Provides Plow Progress

City of Duluth Provides Update on Snow Removal After Weekend Winter Wallop

DULUTH, Minn. – The City of Duluth has lifted the no travel advisory, but encourages the public to use discretion when traveling. Plow drivers have been out since 2:00 a.m. finishing main roads and will begin plowing residential streets and alleys. The City of Duluth would like to again thank residents for their patience. City officials say drivers are working…

Duluth City Officials: Travel Not Advised Until Further Notice

The City of Duluth Provides an Update on Road Conditions Amid the Ongoing Snowstorm Wednesday Morning

DULUTH, Minn. – As of Wednesday morning, the City of Duluth is advising no unnecessary travel until further notice. City officials say plows are out in full force, but warm ground temperatures and rain have forced drivers to use chains to travel safely. Officials remind residents to respect plow drivers, and keep a safe distance behind them. Meantime, all libraries…

Northland Winter Weather Outlook 2019-2020

The Northland Gears Up for Another Long Winter

DULUTH, Minn. — It’s time for the 2019-2020 Winter Weather Outlook from our Fox 21 Meteorologists! While we’re still a month away from the official start of winter, snow arrives earlier in the Northland and sticks around beyond March!  We’ve already seen big snow events this season with a “Winter Storm Warning” across the Snowbelt with more than a foot…

Chester Bowl Fires Up Snow Guns

DULUTH, Minn. – Chester Bowl began making snow Thursday morning. The ski hill fired up their guns with the expectation of opening on December 7th. Management says, the help of the volunteers makes this all possible. “There are two of us that are permanent staff at Chester Bowl. We rely so heavily on volunteers. 24 hours a day someone is…

Wednesday November 13, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Friday November 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Mont Du Lac Resort Begins Making Snow

SUPERIOR, Wisc. -Mont Du Lac has begun making snow at their ski resort in Superior. For the new season, the resort is putting in more snow guns and a larger snow making system which should be wrapped up later this week. All of these improvements gives the hill even more capacity. “We’re excited. We’re making snow right on schedule I…

Friday October 11, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Jumping Out of the Cold, Into Summer Break

Planet 3 Extreme Air Park attracts families looking for fun indoor activities.

DULUTH, Minn.- When the weather on this planet gets you down, why not travel to a new planet? Planet 3 to be exact. Summer Break is beginning for students and in nasty weather like Sunday’s, families are trying to find fun indoor activities. So in the gloomy, windy, snowy outdoors, Planet 3 Extreme Air Park on 46th Avenue West, turns into…

Golfers Still Waiting to Hit the Links this Spring

Local golf courses are getting ready for the 2019 season

DULUTH, Minn.- With those summer like conditions on the way, Northland golf courses are getting prepared. While some areas of the Northland golf courses are still clear, there is still snow on the ground which is causing delays in opening this season. Golfers are excited to hit the links again. Before the latest snow storm, Duluth’s Enger Park golf course was…

Thursday April 4, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Tuesday April 2, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Spirit Mountain Community Day

Spirit Mountain kicked off their 'community days' event today that goes until Thursday

DULUTH, Minn.- Despite a lack of snow on lawns in Duluth, Spirit Mountain is still open for business, and is giving out daily deals. The sun was shining on the slopes still full of snow. Families soaked in what’s almost the end of the skiing and snowboarding season. It was all part of Spirit Mountain’s Community days through Thursday that…

Friday March 1, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Winter Update After Record February Snow

Heading into the Record Book for Cold, Too!

DULUTH, Minn. – The 2018-2019 winter season got off to a quiet start with snowfall, but that all changed in February. A record 36.4″ of snow fell in Duluth making February 2019 the snowiest February on record.  It beat the record that was set 80 years ago back in 1939 at 33.9″. Let’s put this into perspective. At the beginning…

Friday February 22, 2019: Morning Forecast

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The City of Duluth Advises No Unnecessary Travel

The city of Duluth is advising no unnecessary travel for today due to poor weather conditions, winds and snow drifting, and low visibility.

DULUTH, Minn.-The city of Duluth is advising no unnecessary travel for today due to poor weather conditions, winds and snow drifting, and low visibility. Snow is expected to fall throughout the afternoon and into the evening, potentially slowing down around 12:00 am Thursday. “In the interest of providing as much access to plows as possible, as well as the overall…

Shoveling and Slipping Safety Tips from Essentia Health

How to shovel without hurting your back, avoid slipping.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- More snow on the way means more shoveling for Northlanders. But there is potential danger when clearing snow. Emergency rooms see plenty of patients every winter who’ve been hurt while shoveling. While many of us don’t think twice about it, shoveling snow and even just walking on snowy sidewalks can be hazardous if you’re not careful. Using good lifting…

West Duluth Waits for City to Clear Snow Piles, More Snow Comes

Piles reaching 5 feet still obstruct businesses.

DULUTH, Minn.- While the weather was pretty quiet in the Northland on Monday, recent storms still left large mounds of snow in areas around the city. One place where they’re especially high is West Duluth. While the city has promised to get to those piles this week, more snow on the way could change that. Ahead of their big Winter in…

Hardware Stores Trying to Keep Up as Salt and Shovels are Selling Quickly

"Actually the warehouse where get it from ran out because so much salt is being sold."

DULUTH, Minn. – Today, hardware stores are busy with people coming in to buy winter supplies. Fox 21 stopped by Marshall hardware on East Superior Street. Quite a few different types of shovels and bags of salt have been selling very quickly. Patrons are also purchasing space heaters and even heat tape to warm up the pipes in their homes….

College of St. Scholastic “Snow Team” Attempts to Keep Up with Ongoing Snowfall on Campus

The grounds team is also scheduled to come in early tomorrow .

DULUTH, Minn. – All hands were on deck today at the College of St. Scholastic, as ground crews attempted to clear more than seven inches of snow that has already fallen in Duluth. About 15 campus snow crew members have been working since 5 AM this morning plowing parking lots, shoveling sidewalks and stairs. The building and grounds team incorporated…

Monday February 4, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Tuesday January 22, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Monday January 21, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Monday December 31, 2018: Morning Forecast

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Friday December 28, 2018: Morning Forecast

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More Heavy Snow Will Fall Across the Northland

Bitterly Cold Temperatures To Follow

The much advertised first major widespread winter storm of the season is bringing heavy snow and a wintry mix to the Northland. A “Winter Storm Warning” remains in effect through Friday morning for all of northern Minnesota and until noon Friday for Bayfield and Douglas counties in Wisconsin. Also, in Wisconsin, a “Winter Weather Advisory” remains in effect through 9…

Thursday December 27, 2018: Morning Forecast

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Major Winter Storm for the Northland

Heavy Snow, Wind & Ice Expected

DULUTH, Minn. – Our first widespread major winter storm of this snow season will bring travel nightmares to the Northland into Friday. Significant snow accumulations are on the way across much of Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin and warmer air being pulled into the system will bring some freezing rain and rain to parts of Wisconsin and western upper Michigan. A…

Heavy Snow Heading to the Northland

Bitter Cold Follows

DULUTH, Minn-   A quiet Christmas Day across the Northland with only a few snow flurries will give way to the first widespread major winter storm of the season. As travelers head out Wednesday, the road conditions will deteriorate later in the day as snow moves in by evening. Moderate to heavy snow and very strong winds are expected Thursday, Thursday…

Little Snow Doesn’t Bury Plow Sales

Unlike Clothing and Hardware, Snow Plow Sales Increase

DULUTH, Minn.- With temperatures on the rise, and snow missing from the picturesque “Northland Winter” scene, some businesses are noticing a decline in sales of hardware and winter clothing. But the plows are still flying off the shelves. Snow plow retailers have been soaking up the sun. At Bears Heavy Duty Parts and Accessories, they’ve seen sales double since last…

Thursday November 15, 2018: Morning Forecast

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