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.

Mostly Cloudy

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 7:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Traverse City MI

Winter Weather Advisory February 12, 07:00am until February 12, 04:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 17. West wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers.  Temperature falling to around 10 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 15 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    Low: 4 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  High near 10. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow Showers

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers, mainly before 2am.  Low around -1. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of snow showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 17. West wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Snow showers. Temperature falling to around 10 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -9. Blustery, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Saturday
Snow showers. High near 10. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers, mainly before 2am. Low around -1. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 8am, then a chance of snow showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Traverse City MI
 44.75°N 85.62°W (Elev. 597 ft)
7:23 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
8pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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