Morning Update 12-11-17

Local News and Weather Headlines in the Northland

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Eskimo Ice Fishing Gear at the DECC

The Arrowhead Ice Fishing and Winter Show will Include Eskimo Fishing Gear

DULUTH, Minn. – The annual Arrowhead Ice Fishing and Winter show is kicking off Friday and will run through Sunday. Eskimo Ice Fishing Gear will be on hand to feature exhibitors offering one-of-a-kind products that won’t be found at any retail store. Event organizers invite everyone in the Northland to take advantage of show specials at unbelievable pricing. The crew…

Gales Of December Rock The South Shore

High Winds Created Massive Waves And Churned Up Lake Superior

PORT WING, Wis. — High winds battered the Northland today but the Lake Superior Shorelines felt the worst of it. “It’s very windy! Very blustery!” explained the owner of South Shore Bar, Holly Wyant. The winds howled at 20-30mph sustained today, with gusts up to 40mph at times. The lake was under a Storm Warning until 10am and a Gale…

Tuesday November 21, 2017 Evening Forecast

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2017-2018 Winter Weather Outlook From Fox 21’s Weather Team

Find Out What To Expect This Winter Season

Part of keeping you prepared for any winter weather situation is being informed about what is expected to come. That is one mission the National Weather Service and us here at FOX strive for… “During winter we have issued different types of advisories and warnings  to let people know what’s going to happen and it could get kind of confusing …

Lake Effect Snow Drops Over A Foot!

Lake Effect Snow ramped up on Friday night and into Saturday morning, with heavy snow bands setting up along the snowbelt. This made travel difficult on Friday night with snow covered roads. Over a foot of snow fell in Gile, with a majority of northwest Wisconsin getting 2-6 inches of snow accumulations. – METEOROLOGIST BRITTNEY MERLOT Categories: Weather Blog Tags:…

Mother Nature Leaves Trail of Destruction Along Shoreline

The First Snow of the Season Caused Much Destruction for Many in the Duluth Area

DULUTH, Minn. – Mother Nature knocked the Northland with a punch Friday, leaving thousands without power and many left to cleanup after the first blast of winter. FOX 21 Photojournalist Adam Jagunich brings us to the sights and sounds as people assess the damage. Categories: Community, Environment, Minnesota, News, News – Latest News Tags: Adam Jagunich, Brett Scott, Destruction, First,…

A Strong Spring Storm Delivers Snow and High Winds to the Northland

Winter Storm Warnings & Gale Warnings Greeted the Northland to Kick Off May.

FLOODWOOD, Minn. – The Northland braced for bad weather today under multiple warnings and advisories. Rain pushed into the region Sunday night and turned into snow during the early morning hours on Monday. Wet snowflakes fell sideways across the sky spanning from Brainerd to Virginia, with 1-3″ of snow accumulating by the afternoon. “It was a total white out, it…

Friday April 28, 2017, Evening Forecast

Sunshine to Start the Weekend, Snow to End it.

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Sleet, Ice, Freezing Rain and Snow Hits the Northland

One Half of an Inch of Sleet Accumulates in Duluth, While A Quarter of an Inch of Ice Blankets the North Shore in April.

DULUTH, Minn. – Mother Nature sure has a grip on the Northland and it looks and feels like it is taking revenge on us in late April! A Wintry mix of ice pellets, sleet, freezing rain and snow fell across Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin today. It fell in a light to moderate intensity, as small ice pellets and sleet in…

Duluthians Say ‘No More’ to Mother Nature

Shorts Against Winter Happens Annually the Friday Before the First Day of Spring

DULUTH, Minn. – A hardy group of Duluthians were sending a strong message to Mother Nature Friday morning. The 5th Annual Shorts Against Winter event is a chance for Northlanders to wear shorts to work before the official start of spring on Monday, March 20. Shorts Against Winter started by Swim Creative Advertising Firm employee Kevin Cain, and has since…

Mid-March Lake Effect Snow Storm

Over A Foot Of Snow Accumulates

LAKE EFFECT SNOW BLASTS PORTIONS OF THE NORTHLAND IN MID-MARCH! As a low pressure system swung to the southwest of the Northland it brought 10-20mph northeast winds across the unfrozen lake. Light snow began to fall around 5pm on Sunday night, from Silver Brook to Duluth. Then around midnight a heavy lake effect snow band set up southwestward from the…

2017 American Birkebeiner Cancelled

Birkie Fever Continues Despite the Cancellation

For only the second time in 44 years all ski races set for this weekend’s Annual American Birkebeiner have been cancelled. The only other time this happened was in 2000. Organizers for North America’s largest cross country ski race held out hope for this weekend as a potential snow storm was on the horizon. Last minute efforts started early as…

Birkie Trail and Race Updates

Snow Is In The Forecast

HAYWARD, Wisc. – Over 40,000 people are expected to arrive in the Northland tonight in anticipation for the 2017 American Birkibeiner Race. With the recent warm week melting nearly all of the snow pack from this winter, trail conditions are on everyone’s mind. Right now only the north half of the trail from Cable, Wisconsin to Trailhead OO is possibly ski-able on…

18th Annual ALS Blizzard Tour Kicks Off From Proctor

Hundreds of Riders will Travel Many Miles, Raising Awareness for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

PROCTOR, Minn. – Two-hundred and twenty-five snowmobile riders took to the trails Thursday morning in Proctor. The below zero cold didn’t stop hardy folks from fighting for a special cause. “I started with it because one of my friends died of it, that’s why a lot of us here in Duluth got involved. Of course we’ve got our celebrities, Kent…

Fans Flock to 2017 Beargrease Finish Line

Ryan Anderson Wins First Place in 2017 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

DULUTH, Minn – Shortly after 10:00 a.m., the winning team of the 2017 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon mushed through the finish line. Ryan Anderson from Ray, Minnesota, used the annual race to help qualify and train his team to run the upcoming 1,000 mile Iditarod race. “Racing is an art; it’s not just taking a dog team and going fast,”…

Re-Icing Likely Tonight as Road Temperatures Drop After Sunset & Wintry Mix Persists

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Tonight

High temperatures today were again above freezing in the mid and upper 30’s. We saw mainly light rain falling in waves across the Northland.  The fog has returned and is reducing visibilites once again. Tonight as the sun sets we will see temperatures falling again to just around the freezing mark. This will likely put road surface temperatures below freezing…