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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC)

Lat: 44.74°NLon: 85.57°WElev: 623ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 15 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 24 Feb 12:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Empire MI

Winter Weather Advisory until February 24, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 24, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow.  Low around 31. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain, snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 1pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet between 1pm and 2pm, then rain after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 36. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Breezy

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain before 3am, then freezing rain between 3am and 4am, then snow after 4am.  Low around 30. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow before 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 31. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1am.  Areas of blowing snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely before 3pm, then rain and snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow. Low around 31. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday
Rain, snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 1pm, then rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet between 1pm and 2pm, then rain after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 36. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of around an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain before 3am, then freezing rain between 3am and 4am, then snow after 4am. Low around 30. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow before 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm. Areas of blowing snow. High near 31. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 1am. Areas of blowing snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Snow showers likely before 3pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Empire MI
 44.82°N 86.06°W (Elev. 587 ft)
12:23 am EST Feb 24, 2017
1am EST Feb 24, 2017-6pm EST Mar 2, 2017
 
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