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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC)

Lat: 44.74°NLon: 85.57°WElev: 623ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

2°C

36°F

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 13 km/h
Barometer 999.3 mb (29.49 in)
Dewpoint 1°C (33°F)
Visibility 4.83 km
Wind Chill-1°C (30°F)
Last update 24 Feb 5:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Empire MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain or freezing rain likely before midnight, then freezing rain between midnight and 4am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow after 4am.  Low around -3. Northeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of a centimeter possible.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: -3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all snow after 7am.  Patchy blowing snow after 8am. High near -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of around 4 centimeters.

    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -3 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered snow showers before 1am.  Patchy blowing snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy blowing snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around 3 centimeters.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 3 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 3 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -1 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 6 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain showers likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain or freezing rain likely before midnight, then freezing rain between midnight and 4am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow after 4am. Low around -3. Northeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of a centimeter possible. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Saturday
Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all snow after 7am. Patchy blowing snow after 8am. High near -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of around 4 centimeters.
Saturday Night
Scattered snow showers before 1am. Patchy blowing snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 1pm. Patchy blowing snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around 3 centimeters.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
Tuesday Night
Rain showers likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 0.
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Point Forecast:
Empire MI
 44.82°N 86.06°W (Elev. 179 m)
5:24 pm EST Feb 24, 2017
6pm EST Feb 24, 2017-6pm EST Mar 3, 2017
 
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