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Another round of snow in store for Northland tonight, Friday

A clipper system is forecast to bring several inches of snow to the Northland late tonight into Friday, with the greatest accumulations expected northwest of Duluth.

The National Weather Service on Thursday issued a winter weather advisory for Northeastern Minnesota — including Duluth, the Iron Range and the North Shore — as well as Douglas and Bayfield counties in Wisconsin, to be in effect from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

Snowfall of 3 to 6 inches is expected in the advisory area, with the greatest totals northwest of Duluth.

Temperatures will fall in the wake of the snow. After highs in the 30s today and Friday, temperatures may struggle to climb out of the teens on Saturday and Sunday. Lows on Saturday night and Sunday night may fall below zero.

The average high for this time of year in Duluth is about 35 degrees, with the average low about 20 degrees.

As of Thursday Duluth had received 91.8 inches of snow so far this winter, which is 17 inches above normal for this point in the season.

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