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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Current conditions at

Detroit, Detroit City Airport (KDET)

Lat: 42.53°NLon: -83.08°WElev: 627ft.

Mostly Cloudy

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed W 13 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1024.2 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Madison Heights MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Flurries likely.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Flurries
    Likely

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

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

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Flurries likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow showers after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Madison Heights MI
 42.53°N 83.08°W (Elev. 604 ft)
11:14 am EST Feb 11, 2016
12pm EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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