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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oscoda, Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport (KOSC)

Lat: 44.5°NLon: -83.8°WElev: 633ft.

Fair

4°F

-16°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-8°F (-22°C)
Last update 11 Feb 3:33 am EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE South Branch MI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -16. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 18 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers, mainly after 1pm.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered flurries before 1am.  Areas of blowing snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 6.

    Cold

    High: 6 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -16. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Snow showers, mainly after 1pm. Areas of blowing snow. High near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Scattered flurries before 1am. Areas of blowing snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 6.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE South Branch MI
 44.5°N 83.8°W (Elev. 797 ft)
3:23 am EST Feb 11, 2016
3am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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