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

Grand Marais/Cook County Airport (KCKC)

Lat: 47.96°NLon: -89.69°WElev: 1784ft.

Fair

-17°F

-27°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NW 8 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.37 in
Dewpoint -24°F (-31°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-35°F (-37°C)
Last update 13 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Grand Portage MN

Wind Chill Advisory until February 13, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  •  
    Wind Chill Advisory until February 13, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sat

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around -12. Wind chill values between -25 and -30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Clear and
    Blustery

    Low: -12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 7. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 7 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a temperature falling to near -3 by 8pm, then rising to around 5 during the remainder of the night. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely before noon, then a chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Chance Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around -12. Wind chill values between -25 and -30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 7. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a temperature falling to near -3 by 8pm, then rising to around 5 during the remainder of the night. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Snow showers likely before noon, then a chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Grand Portage MN
 47.96°N 89.69°W
12:53 am CST Feb 13, 2016
3am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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