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Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pontiac, Oakland County International Airport (KPTK)

Lat: 42.66°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 981ft.

Fog/Mist

47°F

8°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.57 in (1001.8 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 22 Jan 8:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Pontiac MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers after 4am.  Low around 38. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain showers before 4pm, then rain and snow showers.  Temperature falling to around 34 by 5pm. Southwest wind 9 to 17 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow showers before 7pm.  Low around 20. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 28 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers after 4am. Low around 38. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Rain showers before 4pm, then rain and snow showers. Temperature falling to around 34 by 5pm. Southwest wind 9 to 17 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow showers before 7pm. Low around 20. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Saturday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Pontiac MI
 42.63°N 83.3°W (Elev. 948 ft)
4:16 pm EST Jan 22, 2018
9pm EST Jan 22, 2018-6pm EST Jan 29, 2018
 
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