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Heavy snow forecast for parts of Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes

A cold air mass behind a cold front will bring below-normal temperatures across much of the eastern and northern U.S. on Wednesday and allow for snow, heavy at times, to develop across parts of the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes, mainly from central Minnesota to northern Michigan. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect across the region.
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4NM W Portage AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Rain/Snow Likely

SE 15kt
< 1ft

High: 43 °F

Tonight

Chance Rain/Snow

ESE 10ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Low: 31 °F

Thursday

Isolated Showers

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 48 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Rain

Winds IncreasingE 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 33 °F

Friday

Rain/Snow Likely

E 20kt
< 1ft

High: 40 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Rain/Snow

E 20ktWinds Decreasing
< 1ft

Low: 30 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 44 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 35 °F

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 45 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:58 am AKST Apr 16, 2014
Forecast Valid: 11am AKST Apr 16, 2014-6pm AKST Apr 22, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

  • Today SE wind around 15 kt. Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the evening. A chance of rain, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Isolated showers after noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming E 10 to 15 kt after midnight. A chance of rain after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday E wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 3pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night E wind 15 to 20 kt decreasing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Scattered rain showers before 9pm, then scattered snow showers between 9pm and midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.



*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.