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 downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Alpena, Alpena County Regional Airport (KAPN)

Lat: 45.06°NLon: -83.43°WElev: 689ft.

Overcast

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 11 Feb 9:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Alpena MISimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -3. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 15 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: -4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  High near 3. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers

    High: 3 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: -8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -3. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -10. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers. High near 3. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Alpena MISimilar City Names
 45.06°N 83.43°W (Elev. 594 ft)
9:23 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
10pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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