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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC)

Lat: 44.75°NLon: -85.62°WElev: 623ft.

Light Snow

-11°C

12°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 20 km/h
Barometer 1032.1 mb (30.43 in)
Dewpoint -14°C (6°F)
Visibility 4.83 km
Wind Chill-19°C (-3°F)
Last update 13 Feb 5:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Traverse City MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 2am.  Low around -21. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: -21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -25. South wind 5 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -7 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -18. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: -10 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near -1. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: -1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around -5. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -5 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 1 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -7 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near -5.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: -5 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before 2am. Low around -21. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -25. South wind 5 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around -10. Wind chill values as low as -18. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near -1. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around -5. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near -5.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -4.
Friday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 5.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around -1.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2.
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Point Forecast:
Traverse City MI
 44.75°N 85.62°W (Elev. 182 m)
5:23 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
6pm EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 20, 2016
 
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