The storm that dropped at least 6 inches of snow on most of the Northland will gradually phase out Saturday during the day and into the evening.

Gusty winds between 25 and 40 mph will develop throughout the day Saturday, potentially causing poor visibility for motorists Saturday afternoon, the National Weather Service in Duluth reported.

Snow will linger longer in the far north of Minnesota as well as the along the South Shore of Lake Superior. Snowfall will continue into Sunday morning in Ashland and Iron counties, with significant amounts expected Saturday night.

The highest snowfall reported Saturday morning was in Finland with 14 inches, according to the weather service.

Saturday morning snowfall roundup

  • 14 inches in Finland at 9 a.m.
  • 10.6 inches in Lutsen at 7 a.m.
  • 10 inches in Isabella at 9 a.m.
  • 9.7 inches in Grand Marais at 7 a.m.
  • 8.9 inches in Two Harbors at 7 a.m.
  • 8 inches in Duluth at 7:20 a.m.
  • 8 inches in Chisholm at 7:40 a.m.
  • 7 inches in Cloquet at 7:14 a.m.
  • 7 inches in Moose Lake at 8 a.m.
  • 7 inches in Ely at 7:30 a.m.
  • 6 inches in Superior at 8 a.m.

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This story was updated at 11:45 a.m. Jan. 18 with a snowfall roundup and an updated forecast from the National Weather Service in Duluth. It was originally posted at 6 p.m. Jan. 15.