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Current Conditions - Clear. Temperature is 50°F10°C, dew point 32°F0°C, humidity 0%. Wind direction is W at 10 mph16 km/h with visibility of N/A mi0 km. Barometric pressure is 29 in982 mb.
Rest of Today - Partly sunny. A 40% chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 55 to 61. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to aroun... Full Forecast
Tonight - Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance of rain showers and flurries after midnight. Areas of frost ... Full Forecast
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Portage Weather Advisories

WEATHER ALERT

Issue Date: 333 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight A few thunderstorms are possible this morning over portions of northern Wisconsin. Severe storms are not expected and lightning is the main threat. Areas of frost are possible tonight over parts of northern Minnesota and a Frost Advisory has been issued. High water levels will continue in the Rainy River Basin over far northern Minnesota, as well as around the Island Lake Reservoir and areas downstream on the Cloquet River, especially around Side Lake and Hunter Lake. A Flood Warning remains in effect for the for the Rainy River Basin as well as the Island Lake Reservoir and areas downstream on the Cloquet River. Minor flooding will continue along the Mississippi River between Aitkin and Fort Ripley in Crow Wing County where Flood Warnings are in effect. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday Water levels will remain high across many of the Northland`s rivers, creeks, and streams, especially in the Rainy River Basin, Island Lake Reservoir, Cloquet River, and the Mississippi Basin. Morning temperatures near or below freezing will be possible this weekend, particularly along the International Border, and frost headlines may be needed again Saturday night and Sunday night. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Skywarn spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight. Rainfall amounts from spotters and the public are encouraged.

HARD FROST ADVISORY

Issue Date: 250 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022
...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM CDT SATURDAY... * WHAT...Temperatures as low as 32 may result in frost formation. * WHERE...Koochiching, North St. Louis, Northern Cook and Lake, North Itasca, Central St. Louis, Southern Cook, North Cass and South Itasca Counties. This includes the Tribal Lands of the Grand Portage Reservation and the Bois Forte Band, Deer Creek, Lake Vermilion and, Nett Lake areas. * WHEN...From 1 AM to 9 AM CDT Saturday. * IMPACTS...Frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left uncovered. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Areas right along the shore of Lake Superior may stay warmer, however much colder temperatures are expected inland. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. &&

FLOOD WARNING

Issue Date: 1048 AM CDT Thu May 19 2022
...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT FRIDAY... * WHAT...Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues. * WHERE...A portion of northeast Minnesota, including the following county, St. Louis. * WHEN...Until noon CDT Friday. * IMPACTS...Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Several structures are flooded and some sand bagging operations are continuing especially around Hunter and Bowman (Side) Lake. Low-water crossings are inundated with water and may not be passable. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1046 AM CDT, Excessive runoff due to rainfall and snowmelt is causing large rises on Island Lake. To prevent further flooding, Minnesota Power is releasing high flows into the Cloquet River which should mitigate the overall flood threat while temporarily increasing the flood threat along the Cloquet River. Flooding is already occurring in the warned area. - More rainfall is expected today and tonight, so extra water needs to be evacuated from Island Lake to maintain control of water levels in the basin. Water has begun to recede from the crest as Minnesota Power`s plan is to decrease output from Island Lake by 100 cfs per hour until outflow matches inflow. Flooding will continue until output reaches 3500 cfs from the Island Lake Dam. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Island Lake, Fredenberg, Taft and Fish Lake. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law enforcement and request they pass this information to the National Weather Service when you can do so safely. && LAT...LON 4702 9224 4703 9222 4702 9221 4701 9219 4699 9219 4697 9221 4695 9226 4694 9232 4692 9239 4694 9245 4693 9247 4695 9250 4698 9246 4697 9242 4698 9238 4700 9235 4701 9232 4702 9228
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