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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Current conditions at

Detroit, Detroit City Airport (KDET)

Lat: 42.38°NLon: -83.09°WElev: 627ft.

Fair

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.6 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Detroit MISimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a southwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a southwest wind 9 to 18 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -11. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
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 24.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Detroit MISimilar City Names
 42.38°N 83.09°W (Elev. 636 ft)
10:13 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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