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Wintery Weather Stretching from the West Coast to the Great Lakes

Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

Current conditions at

Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC)

Lat: 44.74°NLon: 85.57°WElev: 623ft.

Light Snow

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed W 13 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 8 Dec 11:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Empire MI

Winter Storm Warning until December 9, 03:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until December 9, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Fri

    Winter Storm Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Periods of snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow before 1pm. High near 34. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 28. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 4 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow before 7am. High near 29. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 23. Northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers, mainly before 1pm.  High near 25. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of snow showers before 1am, then snow likely after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Periods of snow showers. Areas of blowing snow before 1pm. High near 34. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Tonight
Periods of snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 28. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 4 inches.
Friday
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow before 7am. High near 29. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Low around 23. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Snow showers, mainly before 1pm. High near 25. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers before 1am, then snow likely after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Monday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 22.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Empire MI
 44.82°N 86.06°W (Elev. 587 ft)
11:23 am EST Dec 8, 2016
12pm EST Dec 8, 2016-6pm EST Dec 14, 2016
 
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