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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
430 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ACTIVE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND ADVISORIES ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN
BE FOUND AT...HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=HAZ&L=GL&P=A

5 DAY ICE DISCUSSION...

BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES WITH SLOW ICE DETERIORATION WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS ALL THE LAKES THROUGH THE PERIOD ENDING MONDAY APRIL 28TH.
CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE LAKES AND
MOVE OFF THE EAST COAST FRIDAY.  THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER
CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM THIS WEEKEND.  ICE CONTINUES TO
DETERIORATE SLOWLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL LAKES. THUNDER
BAY AND BLACK BAY...THE SOUTHEASTERN 2/3 RDS OF LAKE SUPERIOR AS
WELL AS WHITEFISH BAY REMAIN MOSTLY ICE COVERED.  MUCH OF GREEN BAY
AS WELL AS BIG BAY DE NOCH REMAIN ICE COVERED.  THE STRAITS OF
MACKINAC...THE NORTH CHANNEL AND MUCH OF GEORGIAN BAY ARE ALSO
MAINLY ICE COVERED.

THE GREAT LAKES ICE ANALYSIS PRODUCTS CAN BE FOUND AT:

HTTP://WWW.NATICE.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GREAT_LAKES.HTML

AND

HTTP://WWW.GLERL.NOAA.GOV/DATA/ICE/#CURRENTCONDITIONS

     MAX WIND AT EACH SITE FOR THE 12 HOUR FCST PERIOD

       LOCATION   TONIGHT      THU  THU NIGHT      FRI  FRI NIGHT
  WEST SUPERIOR    090/12    120/12    100/14    090/16    010/10
   MID SUPERIOR    180/08    120/08    120/14    110/20    050/12
  EAST SUPERIOR    270/04    130/04    120/14    110/20    070/10
 NORTH MICHIGAN    200/08    110/08    110/12    110/18    250/16
 SOUTH MICHIGAN    020/08    110/08    130/16    210/18    250/18
    NORTH HURON    300/06    120/06    100/08    100/18    130/10
      MID HURON    340/06    050/06    100/06    100/20    190/10
    SOUTH HURON    350/00    020/00    070/02    130/16    200/12
      WEST ERIE    350/04    080/04    100/06    120/12    240/10
      EAST ERIE    330/06    330/06    300/06    110/06    210/10
CENTRAL ONTARIO    300/12    320/12    320/10    260/02    090/16
        TEMPERATURE  FORECASTS FOR SELECTED CITIES

 LOCATION   04/27   04/28   04/26   04/27   04/28   04/29
   DULUTH  33  42  32  44  26  41  26  38  26  39  27  42
MARQUETTE  30  43  34  40  27  35  24  37  25  39  27  40
 GREENBAY  35  46  40  56  31  49  29  46  32  46  32  46
MILWAUKEE  37  54  44  61  37  46  35  45  36  46  36  45
  CHICAGO  39  63  46  68  41  51  38  52  41  52  40  50
 MUSKEGON  39  62  44  62  36  54  35  53  36  50  37  52
   ALPENA  27  48  34  53  39  43  27  41  29  43  31  46
  DETROIT  36  58  45  68  40  54  35  51  36  48  38  50
   TOLEDO  34  62  45  69  42  56  35  55  37  55  39  57
CLEVELAND  31  57  47  67  43  54  37  55  40  58  44  60
  BUFFALO  30  57  39  62  42  53  34  48  32  55  36  59


A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF THE GREAT LAKES FORECAST TEMPERATURES
CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=TE

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF WIND ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=WS

FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS
COMPARED TO NORMAL CALCULATED ON WED APR 23:

LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
----------------------------------------

   DULUTH,   MN  APR   22 1761 2854
MARQUETTE,   MI  APR   22 1634 2711
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  MAR   24 1366 2346
 GREENBAY,   WI  APR   22  956 2011
MILWAUKEE,   WI  APR   22  258 1125
  CHICAGO,   IL  APR   22    0  832
 MUSKEGON,   MI  APR   22   13  794
   ALPENA,   MI  APR   22  859 1957
  DETROIT,   MI  APR   22    0  754
   TOLEDO,   OH  APR   22    0  791
CLEVELAND,   OH  APR   22    0  191
  BUFFALO,   NY  APR   22  183  844


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR WED APR 23

LOCATION     HIGH LOW
----------------------------------------------

    DULUTH,MN  55  33
 MARQUETTE,MI  54  34
  GREENBAY,WI  55  33
 MILWAUKEE,WI  61  39
   CHICAGO,IL  63  42
  MUSKEGON,MI  59  41
    ALPENA,MI  55  33
   DETROIT,MI  63  42
    TOLEDO,OH  64  41
 CLEVELAND,OH  63  42
   BUFFALO,NY  60  41



NOTE: ALL WEB SITE ADDRESSES SHOULD BE ENTERED INTO YOUR BROWSER IN
LOWER CASE.

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DJB






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