Strong Winds

Remembering The Role The Weather Played In The Husky Superior Refinery Explosion

Evacuation Area Quickly Spread South From Strong Winds

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — Many of us will never forget the fear and nervousness as the evacuation zone continued to grow last year on April 26th Husky Refinery explosion. The National Weather Service in Duluth and Fox 21’s Meteorologist Brittney Merlot closely forecasted the winds strength and direction that quickly carried the thick, possibly toxic, heavy black smoke southward. Winds were…

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…

Tuesday October 9, 2018: Morning Forecast

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Wednesday August 8, 2018: Morning Forecast

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Friday August 3, 2018: Morning Forecast

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Friday May 18, 2018: Evening Forecast

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Sunday April 15, 2018: Morning Forecast

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Saturday April 14, 2018: Evening Forecast

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Volunteers Hike 10 Miles for Veterans

Nearly Naked Ruck March Raises Money for Local Non-Profits

DULUTH, Minn. – Cold, snow, ice and strong winds chilled marchers at the Nearly Naked Ruck March this morning at Bayfront Park in Duluth. 229 people came from all over the region, including 23 children, carrying a heavy bag on their shoulders to represent the emotional weight veterans carry after combat. The event raised money for the local food shelf,…

Sunday March 18, 2018: Evening Forecast

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Tuesday January 30, 2018: Evening Forecast

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Tuesday January 16, 2018: Evening Forecast

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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…

First Winter Storm Breaks Duluth Snow Records & Brings Blizzard Conditions To The Northland.

High Winds Pound The Lake Shores And Flood Roadways

The first Winter Storm of the 2017/18 season has arrived! Duluth accumulated 10.6 inches of snow on Friday, making it the snowiest October day on record! The previous record was 10 inches on Oct. 23, 1933. Here are the highest accumulations in Minnesota. The snowfall isn’t over just yet, as the Lake Effect snow machine is kicking into gear this…

High Waves Batter The South Shore

Gale Warnings & Storm Warning Issued Today From High Waves

ONTANOGAN, Mich. — The strong winds created giant waves on Lake Superior on Tuesday, battering the south shore. Gale Warnings and Storm Warning were issued on the lake. Winds were sustained out of the north at 25-30mph with gusts up to 45mph over land. Over the lake they were sustained at 30-40mph with gusts up to 60mph at times. This…

Monday July 7, 2017, Evening Forecast

Severe Weather Potential Late Tomorrow Night

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