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

Michigan City Municipal Airport (KMGC)

Lat: 41.71°NLon: -86.87°WElev: 655ft.

Overcast

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.29 in
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 11 Feb 10:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Michigan City IN

  • Today

    Today: Scattered snow showers before 4pm, then scattered flurries with isolated snow showers after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 22. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers.  High near 14. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Chance Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered snow showers before 4pm, then scattered flurries with isolated snow showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 22. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers. High near 14. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16.
Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Michigan City IN
 41.71°N 86.87°W (Elev. 607 ft)
8:57 am CST Feb 11, 2016
11am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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