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UPDATE: Twin Ports may see light freezing rain overnight

The National Weather Service has expanded a winter weather advisory to include Duluth and Superior, for the potential of sleet and freezing rain tonight.

The National Weather Service has expanded a winter weather advisory to include Duluth and Superior, for the potential of sleet and freezing rain tonight.

The advisories are in effect until 5 a.m. Saturday for southern. St. Louis, Carlton, Cook, Lake and Pine counties in Minnesota, and the following counties in Wisconsin: Douglas, Burnett, Bayfield, Ashland, Iron, Sawyer and Washburn.

The National Weather Service reports that rain showers across the region tonight may turn to sleet or freezing rain in the advisory areas.

Ice accumulations up to a quarter-inch are possible in Wisconsin, with the greatest ice accumulations from the higher elevations of the Gogebic Range westward toward Cable.

In Minnesota, a glazing to a tenth of an inch of ice is possible, especially for higher elevations inland from Lake Superior.

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Temperatures are forecast to quickly rise above freezing after daybreak on Saturday.

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