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

Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport (KGRR)

Lat: 42.97°NLon: -85.87°WElev: 794ft.

Partly Cloudy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Lamont MI

Winter Weather Advisory February 12, 07:00am until February 13, 04:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 18. West southwest wind around 14 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow after 10am. High near 22. Blustery, with a west wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 4 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -8. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -7. Northwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

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

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 18. West southwest wind around 14 mph.
Friday
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow after 10am. High near 22. Blustery, with a west wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 4 inches.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -8. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -7. Northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 15.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Lamont MI
 42.97°N 85.87°W (Elev. 610 ft)
2:03 am EST Feb 12, 2016
2am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
 
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