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Weekend Weather Notebook

Water has receded in Canal Park allowing traffic to reopen on South Lake Avenue to Park Point to all residents. Standing water can still be found in the Lighthouse parking lot, a portion of Canal Park Drive and Morse Street. These areas will remain closed to traffic until conditions improve.

The National Weather Service expects a transition to a light wintery mix this afternoon. Strong northeast winds will be steady at 30–40 miles per hour. Conditions are expected to improve this afternoon until the evening when a second storm arrives in the Twin Ports Monday morning. — City of Duluth press release, 10:02 a.m. Sunday

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The City of Duluth has closed a portion of Harbor Drive behind Amsoil Arena due to flooding.

The city has also closed the Lighthouse Parking Lot located at the end of Canal Park Drive by Grandma’s Saloon & Grill Canal Park. Morse Street is also closed due to standing water.

This area is also closed to foot traffic as waves continue to increase in size and is unsafe for pedestrians. City officials continue to monitor other areas for flooding, of which none have flooded at this time.

City officials have closed access to Park Point for non-residents. The Duluth Police Department is checking identification before the Aerial Lift Bridge.

The National Weather Service has issued a Lakeshore flood warning for the Twin Ports. City staff would like to remind the public not to drive through standing water and keep a safe distance from the shoreline.

For those that are interested, there are live cams available that are available for those that would like to see the weather in the harbor and the lakeshore area at http://www.visitduluth.com/livecam/. — City of Duluth press release, 8:47 a.m. Sunday

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