Issue Date: 428 AM CDT Thu May 19 2022
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Thunderstorms are possible today into this evening. A few severe
storms are possible this afternoon into this evening, mostly south
of Highway 2. Large hail and damaging winds are the main threats
with storms, though a weak tornado and flash flooding are possible
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.
Additionally a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for portions of
Koochiching County downstream of the Nett Lake Dam.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
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 below freezing will be possible this
weekend, particularly along the International Border, and frost
headlines may be needed.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Skywarn spotters are encouraged to report hail of any size and
rainfall amounts to the National Weather Service.