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Heavy snow possible in parts of Northland from Sunday into Monday

Duluth News Tribune A late-season storm is forecast to bring accumulating snow to the Northland starting late Sunday night -- perhaps a half-foot or more for some areas by late Monday, the National Weather Service reported. A winter storm watch w...

Duluth News Tribune

 

A late-season storm is forecast to bring accumulating snow to the Northland starting late Sunday night - perhaps a half-foot or more for some areas by late Monday, the National Weather Service reported.

A winter storm watch was issued Saturday, to be in effect from Sunday night through Monday night, for an area stretching from the Brainerd Lakes area northwest to Grand Rapids and the Iron Range, and on to the Arrowhead.

“More than 6 inches of wet snow is possible in the watch area, along with ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch,” the Weather Service reported Saturday. “... It is still a

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bit early to determine exact amounts at any locations, but the threat definitely does exist for 6 inches of new snow or more.”

The Twin Ports was not included in the watch as of Saturday afternoon, because of uncertainty about how much snow might fall; mixed precipitation may reduce snow totals in some areas. Some freezing rain also is possible, along with gusty northerly winds.

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