Iron County, Wisconsin
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Winter Storm Warning
WIZ001>004-007>009-161200-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.W.0010.140416T1500Z-140417T1500Z/
DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SUPERIOR...WASHBURN...ASHLAND...
HURLEY...SPOONER...HAYWARD...PHILLIPS
1049 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO
10 AM CDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE HIGHWAY 53 AND
HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDORS...AND THE HAYWARD LAKES AND GOGEBIC RANGE
AREAS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY MORNING AND INCREASE IN
INTENSITY AND COVERAGE THROUGH THE DAY WEDNESDAY...EVENTUALLY
DIMINISHING AND MOVING OUT OF THE REGION EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 15 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE
HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY EXTEND FROM THE MINONG AND GORDON
AREAS NORTHEASTWARD TO AROUND IRONWOOD AND ASHLAND.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED
WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. FREQUENT
GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN
ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS...
AND ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO LAKE SUPERIOR WITH THE COMBINATION
OF STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
BRANCHES. ROADS COULD BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. BE AWARE
THAT YOU MAY BECOME STRANDED AND THAT IT COULD TAKE MANY HOURS
FOR HELP TO ARRIVE. KEEP A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT IN YOUR VEHICLE...
INCLUDING A FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER. LET SOMEONE KNOW YOUR
TRAVEL ROUTE AND EXPECTED ARRIVAL TIME AND HAVE A WORKING CELL
PHONE IN CASE YOU BECOME STRANDED.

&&

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