On July 7, 2015, NWS implemented changes to the icons depicted on all of its point-forecast pages. Changes include new icon images with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

A page depicting all of the new icon images can be accessed here: www.weather.gov/forecast-icons

Changes to the icons were based on analysis of 6,700 public comments collected in 2014. Also, many of these changes are based on the results of a research project led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Users are encouraged to continue to provide comments regarding these changes via email at icons@noaa.gov. NWS will continue to analyze incoming feedback and refine the icons as necessary. Any substantial change to the icons will be facilitated through the NWS public comment/review process.

Hot Weather Over Much of the U.S.

Tuesday may be the first day of September, but it will feel more like July in much of the country. Highs in the low to mid 90s will be common from the central and southern Plains across the southeast and into the mid-Atlantic. Highs over 100 will be common in the desert southwest. The hot weather is expected to continue in many areas through the Labor Day weekend.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Escanaba (KESC)

Lat: 45.75°NLon: 87.03°WElev: 591ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 0.15 mi
Last update 1 Sep 5:55 am EDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Warm. Widespread fog in the morning. Patchy fog in the afternoon. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs around 82 inland to around 75 at the shore. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Areas of fog in the evening...then widespread fog overnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 63. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming light overnight.
Wednesday
Warm. Areas of fog in the morning. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 83. Light winds.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Lows around 60. Light winds.
Thursday
Warm. Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 79 to 84. Light winds.
Thursday Night And Friday
Mostly clear. Lows around 61. Highs 79 to 84.
Friday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 64.
Saturday And Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Highs 79 to 84. Lows around 65.
Sunday
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 79.
Sunday Night And Labor Day
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 61. Highs around 75.



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