Lutsen Mountains ↑19° ↓11° Forecast:   0" Base:   3.93661417"
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Today's Forecast
↑19° ↓11°
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  • Dewpoint↓5° / ↑-2°
  • Humidity↓44% / ↑78%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth3.93661417"
Overcast becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
None expected.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds 8 to 17 mph through the morning becoming variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -9 to 1 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 24th
↑17° ↓12°
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  • Dewpoint↓11° / ↑4°
  • Humidity↓69% / ↑95%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the morning, and then cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Expected snowfall to be a trace before noon and a dusting in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds SE 6 to 15 mph through the morning becoming S 4 to 13 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 17 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -4 to 3 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 25th
↑26° ↓17°
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  • Dewpoint↓18° / ↑17°
  • Humidity↓76% / ↑95%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace later into the evening.
No precipitation expected.
Winds S 8 to 19 mph through the morning becoming SE 11 to 22 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 23 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -2 to 8 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 26th
↑35° ↓27°
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  • Dewpoint↓26° / ↑25°
  • Humidity↓71% / ↑87%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Overcast through the morning, and then overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the early morning followed by another trace amount before noon.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds S 8 to 19 mph through the morning becoming W 9 to 20 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 41 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 10 to 22 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 27th
↑29° ↓11°
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  • Dewpoint↓14° / ↑12°
  • Humidity↓61% / ↑80%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth3.93661417"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
No snow today.
No precipitation expected today.
Winds NW 12 to 24 mph through the morning shifting to NW 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -11 to 15 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 28th
↑15° ↓9°
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  • Dewpoint↓8° / ↑4°
  • Humidity↓67% / ↑87%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth3.93661417"
Cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the afternoon, then another trace in the evening.
None expected.
Winds NW 6 to 15 mph through the morning becoming 6 to 15 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -11 to 3 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update23 Jan @ 10:01
  • Snow Last 24hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total48"
  • Average Base Depth30 to 60"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
Snow surface is packed powder and machine groomed
  • High Lift Elevation1,088ft
  • Base Elevation880ft
  • Vertical Drop808ft
  • Longest Trail2 miles
  • Trails56 of 62
  • Lifts6 of 8
  • Acreage0 of 1000 ( 90% )
Other Info
  • Groomed Night Ski Trails55 ( 49% )
  • Trails with Snow Making55 ( % )
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Conditions
  • Humidity39%
  • Dewpoint
  • SustainedN 0mph
  • GustingN 0mph
  • VisibilityUnreported
  • Snow DepthUnreported
Comments
Breezy
Location
3 Miles ENE Tofte MN
  • Elevation787ft
  • UpdatedJan 23 @ 01:12
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Location
  • City: Lutsen
  • State: Minnesota
  • Country: United States
Upper Midwest

Forecast discussion for the Upper Midwest

Updated --  April 24th 12:43pm Highlights-  Last post of the season... ****************************************************

Short Range- 0-6 days- (Following is written solely for N.MN and the UP of MI as they are likely the only areas left in the region that still have ski resorts open)

Pattern change from recent warmth to much cooler conditions has already taken place or it soon to do so. Mid week snows for the Arrowhead of MN- accumulations likely in the 2-5" range. Snow will melt, but not as fast as it should this time of year with temps  below freezing at night and upper 30's  until late in the  weekend.

********************************************************** Long Range 7-21+ (updated 12:48pm  April 24th) Temps should return to near normal temps for the first week of May. Remains of the previous colder pattern may linger enough to produce some very light snows sometime around Friday,  May 5th.  Should have more May like temps for the 2nd full week of May. Thanks for reading. Next update --when conditions are warranted.   JB
US Extended Snowfall Outlook
LONG RANGE OUTLOOK from snowforecast.com - Jan 18, 2018

The start of winter has been a bit delayed from what we forecast back in mid-December (by about a week), but is here, no doubt, and will be with us for the rest of January and into February most likely, with plenty of cold and snowy storms on the way...

Today and Friday we expect snow to fall across the Sierra Nevada (Tahoe-Mammoth), and Wasatch mountain ranges (Salt Lake Utah resort areas), to the tune of a foot of fresh for both Tahoe and Mammoth before its all over, and also 6 inches to a foot of snow for Colorado! Southern California will also see some snow, with some light snow expected in Big Bear mainly on Friday.

Do you want to ski or board in 6 inches to 1 foot of mostly fresh snow, while the sun shines? Go to Tahoe or Mammoth. Do you want to ski or board while its snowing, and 6 inches to 1 foot or more of snow expected? Go to Colorado or Utah for the freshest turns...

The coming weeks will be more busy and we expect frequent snowfalls across all resort areas of the western US and Western Canada. Follow your favorite forecasts at www.snowforecast.com.

LONGER RANGE: We expect a busy pattern (frequent snows) across the western US and Canada into early February.

Feel free to share this, but please cite credit to snowforecast.com. Thank you! CM

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Expanded Outlook

Tuesday
↑19° / ↓11°
iconWinds: 8 to 17 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑19° / ↓11°
Sky
Cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -9 to 0 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑17° / ↓12°
Sky
Mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -4 to 1 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,316ft
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Wednesday
↑17° / ↓12°
iconWinds: SE 6 to 15 mph, then S 4 to 13 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑14° / ↓12°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast before noon.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds SE 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -4 to 0 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑17° / ↓14°
Sky
Cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds S 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 17 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -3 to 3 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,316ft
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Thursday
↑26° / ↓17°
iconWinds: S 8 to 19 mph, then SE 11 to 22 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑18° / ↓17°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast before noon.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Morning winds S 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -2 to 5 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑26° / ↓18°
Sky
Cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount later into the evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds SE 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 23 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -1 to 8 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,316ft
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Friday
↑35° / ↓27°
iconWinds: S 8 to 19 mph, then W 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑34° / ↓27°
Sky
Overcast through the morning.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount in the early morning, then another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 41 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 10 to 20 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑35° / ↓30°
Sky
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds W 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 15 to 22 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,316ft
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Saturday
↑29° / ↓11°
iconWinds: NW 12 to 24 mph, then NW 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑29° / ↓22°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds NW 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 2 to 15 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑22° / ↓11°
Sky
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 8 to 17 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -11 to 3 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,316ft
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Sunday
↑15° / ↓9°
iconWinds: NW 6 to 15 mph, then 6 to 15 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑11° / ↓9°
Sky
Cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds NW 6 to 15 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -11 to 3 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑15° / ↓12°
Sky
Cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the afternoon, then another trace amount later into the evening.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds 6 to 15 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -4 to 2 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,316ft
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