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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Current conditions at

Detroit, Detroit City Airport (KDET)

Lat: 42.38°NLon: -83.09°WElev: 627ft.

Overcast

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 9 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Detroit MISimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Flurries likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Flurries
    Likely

    High: 19 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 12.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 1.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 17.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Flurries likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 1.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
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A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Detroit MISimilar City Names
 42.38°N 83.09°W (Elev. 636 ft)
1:13 am EST Feb 11, 2016
1am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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