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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ionia County Airport (KY70)

Lat: 42.9451° N Lon: 85.0746° W Elev: 818 ft.

Overcast

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:57 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Ionia County

Today
Snow showers. Blowing snow. Snow accumulation 1 to 2 inches. Highs in the lower 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 80 percent.
Tonight
Blowing snow in the evening. Snow showers likely. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows zero to 5 above. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs near 15. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill readings as low as 10 below to zero.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows zero to 5 above. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.
Sunday
Mostly sunny until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs 15 to 20. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light snow. Lows near 15.
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Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the lower 30s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the mid 30s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 15 to 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the upper 20s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows near 15.
Thursday
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.



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