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

Hancock, Houghton County Memorial Airport (KCMX)

Lat: 47.1°NLon: -88.55°WElev: 1096ft.

Overcast with Haze

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed NW 20 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill-6°F (-21°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Houghton MI

Lake Effect Snow Advisory until February 13, 07:00am
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory
  •  
    Lake Effect Snow Advisory until February 13, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sat

    Lake Effect Snow Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow. Low around 4. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 4 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 1 by 3pm. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Blustery, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 7 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow before 1am. Low around -3. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 6. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 6 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Chance Snow

    High: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Low around 4. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 1 by 3pm. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Blustery, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 1am. Low around -3. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 6. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Houghton MI
 47.1°N 88.55°W (Elev. 942 ft)
1:41 am EST Feb 12, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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