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

Detroit, Willow Run Airport (KYIP)

Lat: 42.24°NLon: -83.61°WElev: 715ft.

A Few Clouds

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 12 Feb 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Ypsilanti MI

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -1. West southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 18. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -1. West southwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of snow showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 18. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Ypsilanti MI
 42.24°N 83.61°W (Elev. 705 ft)
4:13 am EST Feb 12, 2016
4am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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