Accumulating snow expected in Cass County Thursday into Friday

Season's first storm brings winter weather advisory.

Cass County is anticipated to receive 3-4 inches snowfall, though accumulations may be less due to warm temperatures. Crow Wing County will receive far less. Contributed / National Weather Service

The Duluth office of the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory ahead of what is anticipated to be the season's first storm from noon Thursday, Nov. 11 ro noon Friday, Nov. 12.

Slush and slippery roads could impair commutes Thursday evening and Friday morning. With daytime high temperatures, the snow could be melted and compacted. Surface temperatures above freezing may inhibit accumulations.

Cass County may receive 3-4 inches of snowfall, though accumulation will likely be less due to the warm temperatures. There may be 1-2 inches over areas of Crow Wing County, however, it has not been included in the current weather advisory.

Nancy Vogt is editor of the Pineandlakes Echo Journal, a weekly newspaper that covers eight communities in the Pequot Lakes-Pine River areas - from Nisswa to Hackensack and Pequot Lakes to Crosslake.

She started as editor of the Lake Country Echo in July 2006, and continued in that role when the Lake Country Echo and the Pine River Journal combined in September 2013 to become the Pineandlakes Echo Journal. She worked for the Brainerd Dispatch from 1992-2006 in various roles.

She covers Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Lake Shore and Crosslake city councils, as well as writes feature stories, news stories and personal columns (Vogt's Notes). She also takes photos at community events.

Contact her at or 218-855-5877 with story ideas or questions. Be sure to leave a voicemail message!
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