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

Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC)

Lat: 44.75°NLon: -85.62°WElev: 623ft.

Light Snow and Breezy

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed W 21 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Traverse City MI

Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 13, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers, mainly after 11am.  Widespread blowing snow after 11am. Temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow before 8am. High near 11. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers, mainly before 2am.  Low around 0. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light west  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers, mainly after 11am. Widespread blowing snow after 11am. Temperature falling to around 12 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Saturday
Snow showers. Widespread blowing snow before 8am. High near 11. Wind chill values as low as -8. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Saturday Night
Snow showers, mainly before 2am. Low around 0. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Traverse City MI
 44.75°N 85.62°W (Elev. 597 ft)
7:23 am EST Feb 12, 2016
8am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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