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

Escanaba (KESC)

Lat: 45.35°NLon: -86.86°WElev: 591ft.

Overcast

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed NW 13 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill-3°F (-19°C)
Last update 12 Feb 12:55 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Washington Island WI

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 13, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow between 2pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values between -10 and -15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 11 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Light and variable wind becoming south 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Chance Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Areas of blowing snow between 2pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Wind chill values between -10 and -15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west after midnight.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Light and variable wind becoming south 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Washington Island WI
 45.35°N 86.86°W (Elev. 577 ft)
11:24 am CST Feb 12, 2016
12pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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