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Snow to give way to cold

A blanket of white fluffy snow fell across the Northland Tuesday morning The National Weather Service in Duluth officially recorded 5 inches of snow as of noon, though a trained spotter east of downtown Duluth had recorded 8 inches of snow just b...

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DECC employee Jake Magdzas drives a skid steer loader toward a cloud of snow dropped from the top level of the DECC parking ramp on Tuesday. Magdzas loaded the dropped snow into dump trucks for removal. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com

A blanket of white fluffy snow fell across the Northland Tuesday morning

The National Weather Service in Duluth officially recorded 5 inches of snow as of noon, though a trained spotter east of downtown Duluth had recorded 8 inches of snow just before 9 a.m.

Across the region, Grand Rapids reported 8 inches of snow, with one station just south of town recording 8.5 inches. Two Harbors reported 7.5 inches, while Hibbing had 5.5 inches, Silver Bay had 4.6 inches, Virginia had 3.5 and Chisholm had 3.3.

Closer to the Twin Ports, a station near Billings Park in Superior had recorded 3 inches as of 8 a.m., while Cloquet reported 3.2 inches.

Wednesday should be partly sunny, with a 20 percent chance of light snow on Wednesday. Then the bitter cold returns for Thursday, with highs in the Twin Ports hovering at about zero and wind chills in the 30s below zero.

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Temperatures on Thursday night could drop into the 20s below zero, with wind chills Thursday and Friday nights falling into the 40s below zero.

 

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DECC employee John Clark dumps a load of snow over the railing on the top level of the DECC parking ramp on Tuesday afternoon. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com

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