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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Pontiac, Oakland County International Airport (KPTK)

Lat: 42.57°NLon: -83.37°WElev: 981ft.

Light Snow

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 10 Feb 2:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

West Bloomfield MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 22. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Flurries likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -2. West northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Flurries
    Likely

    High: 19 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. West southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8.

    Cold

    High: 8 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 22. Northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Flurries likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -2. West northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. West southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 8.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
West Bloomfield MI
 42.57°N 83.37°W (Elev. 948 ft)
2:13 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
3pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 16, 2016
 
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