Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alpena, Alpena County Regional Airport (KAPN)

Lat: 45.06°NLon: -83.43°WElev: 689ft.

Blowing Snow

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill-5°F (-21°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Alpena MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 13 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -13. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 2 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm, then scattered flurries after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 16 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered flurries before 8pm, then scattered snow showers after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers, mainly after 8am.  High near 17. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers

    High: 17 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow after 8pm. Low around -5. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow before 8am. High near 2. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 2 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -13. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Snow showers likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm, then scattered flurries after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Scattered flurries before 8pm, then scattered snow showers after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Snow showers, mainly after 8am. High near 17. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow after 8pm. Low around -5. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow before 8am. High near 2. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Alpena MI
 45.06°N 83.43°W (Elev. 594 ft)
2:37 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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