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 Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (KDTW)

Lat: 42.22°NLon: -83.26°WElev: 636ft.

Light Snow

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 18 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Wind Chill9°F (-13°C)
Last update 12 Feb 2:48 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Taylor MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 26 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers before midnight, then a chance of flurries after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -6. North northwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of flurries before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: 14 °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 18. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers after 8pm.  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.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers before midnight, then a chance of flurries after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -6. North northwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of flurries before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Taylor MI
 42.22°N 83.26°W (Elev. 604 ft)
12:13 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
3pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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