National Weather Service http://wxpr.org en Winter Mindset Asked As Early Spring Storm Arrives http://wxpr.org/post/winter-mindset-asked-early-spring-storm-arrives <p>A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the Northwoods for Thursday and Friday until 7 p.m. The National Weather Service says there could be a mix of rain, freezing rain, sleet and later inches of heavy wet snow, especially in the Lake Superior snowbelt and portions of Vilas, Iron and Price counties.</p><p>Dawn Robinson from Oneida County Emergency Management says this storm should put you back into a "winter" mindset...</p><blockquote><p><i><u>"....it is winter so lets be a little prepared so we reduce the amount of damage or effects it may have on us...."</u></i></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:41:08 +0000 Ken Krall 16443 at http://wxpr.org Winter Mindset Asked As Early Spring Storm Arrives Lincoln, Langlade Tornadoes Were Weak http://wxpr.org/post/lincoln-langlade-tornadoes-were-weak <P>A meteorologist says the tornadoes that touched down in Lincoln and Langlade counties this week were weak twisters.</P> <P>Ashley Wolf is a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Green Bay describes a line of storms starting in Lincoln county last Tuesday as "mini-supercells". She says those storms are nowhere near as powerful as the storms in Oklahoma. But they have rotation and can cause damage...</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"...the first touchdown was at 2:39 p.m. just south of Irma. It continued on a track for 28 miles, but it wasn't on the ground the whole time. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 22:19:57 +0000 Ken Krall 4921 at http://wxpr.org Lincoln, Langlade Tornadoes Were Weak