CHILLY AIR RETURNS ALONGSIDE A QUICK BURST OF SNOW IN WISCONSIN - FOLLOWED BY A SUNNY AND COOL WEEKEND.
Good morning Northland! We are waking up to light snow on the hill and light drizzle in the Twin Ports. Elsewhere, overcast cloudy skies dominate and will stay above the Northland for the entire day today. High temperatures will be reached early this morning, and falling throughout the afternoon and evening. We are looking at temperatures in the mid 20’s by noon and near the teens by 6pm. Winds are also breezy, out of the northwest. This is pulling in a cold air mass from Canada. Factoring in the winds, the feel like temperatures today will stay in the teens. Stay warm!
Lake effect snow showers are also expected in northern Bayfield, northern Ashland, Iron, and northern Price counties late afternoon and tonight. Snow accumulations of 1-3 inches is possible in the northern Wisconsin snowbelt. A coating of ice and snow is possible farther east too. Drive slow and safely tonight please! Elsewhere overnight, light snow is possible south of a line from Grand Rapids to Duluth. Snow amounts will be low, less than an inch.
Lows will fall into the single digits on the Iron Range and low teens for the rest of the Northland. It will also continue to be blustery, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday for the Wisconsin Deer Hunting Opener, the weather will be sunny and cool! High temperatures will only rise to the teens, with a blustery wind out of the northwest at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Great sunny and cool weather for the weekend!
Saturday night we will be mostly clear, allowing our temperatures to plummet. Overnight lows will fall to the single digits and near 0 on the Iron Range. Winds will be breezy, with a west wind at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday the sunshine continues to light up the Northland with partly sunny skies. High temperatures will reach the mid 20’s, with a lighter wind out of the west at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday night a chance of snow arrives after midnight. With low temperatures falling to the low teens.
Monday snow showers continue in the morning, ending by noon. Mostly cloudy skies will linger, with a high’s in the teens and low 20’s.
Meteorologist Brittney Merlot