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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
400 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES WILL SHIFT TO THE EASTERN
LAKES BY WEDNESDAY EVENING. LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE WESTERN
LAKES EARLY THURSDAY AND THEN MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REMAINING LAKES
BY EARLY FRIDAY.  ANOTHER STRONG AREA OF ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD OVER THE REGION BEHIND THE LOW. ON SATURDAY THE HIGH WILL BE
CENTERED OVER THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY.

SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS UNDER 20 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE ON LAKE
SUPERIOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  WINDS WILL BECOME EASTERLY ON
LAKE MICHIGAN OVERNIGHT AND WILL RETURN TO THE SOUTH BY DAYBREAK
WEDNESDAY.  NORTHERLY FLOW ON THE REMAINING LAKES TONIGHT WILL
BECOME SOUTHERLY FROM WEST TO EAST BEGINNING TUESDAY NIGHT.  SPEEDS
MOST OF THE TIME WILL BE 15 TO 20 KNOTS OR LESS SO ICE MOVEMENT
SHOULD MINIMAL.

TEMPERATURES ON THE NORTHERN LAKES WILL AVERAGE ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH
THURSDAY AND THEN BE BELOW NORMAL BOTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ON THE REMAINING LAKES TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
WILL BECOME NEAR NORMAL ON THURSDAY.  READINGS WILL AVERAGE BELOW TO
MUCH BELOW NORMAL ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. MAINLY MODERATE ICE GROWTH
IS EXPECTED THROUGH MIDWEEK BUT RAPID ICE GROWTH IS EXPECTED FOR THE
END OF THE WEEK AND WEEKEND.

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


TEMPERATURE  FORECASTS FOR SELECTED CITIES...

 LOCATION   01/27   01/28   01/29   01/30   01/31   02/01
   DULUTH  20  32  19   6  21  17   6  13  -6  10   3
MARQUETTE  18  28  17  29  23  27  10  16   7  17   0  10
 GREENBAY  21  31  17  31  25  32  14  22  13  25   2  15
MILWAUKEE  26  31  21  35  30  34  21  28  19  28  11  22
  CHICAGO  26  31  21  36  34  37  24  31  21  32  16  24
 MUSKEGON  14  28  13  33  25  31  19  25  11  26  13  22
   ALPENA  10  22   9  29  21  28  11  18   5  20   4  12
  DETROIT  11  25  11  27  22  31  20  24  10  24  11  20
   TOLEDO   6  22   5  28  22  34  18  23   7  23  11  20
CLEVELAND  14  23   6  28  21  33  19  23   6  23  12  19
  BUFFALO  14  19   6  22  13  31  22  25   6  15   8  17

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 MON JAN 26:

LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
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   DULUTH,   MN  JAN   25 1202 1170
MARQUETTE,   MI  JAN   25  955 1218
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  JAN   25  733  889
 GREENBAY,   WI  JAN   25  740  738
MILWAUKEE,   WI  JAN   25  417  371
  CHICAGO,   IL  JAN   25  337  336
 MUSKEGON,   MI  JAN   25  228  237
   ALPENA,   MI  JAN   25  537  630
  DETROIT,   MI  JAN   25  236  295
   TOLEDO,   OH  JAN   25  246  308
CLEVELAND,   OH  JAN   25  129  228
  BUFFALO,   NY  JAN   25  250  284


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR MON JAN 26

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

    DULUTH,MN  20   1
 MARQUETTE,MI  23   7
  GREENBAY,WI  20   1
 MILWAUKEE,WI  31  17
   CHICAGO,IL  32  15
  MUSKEGON,MI  29  15
    ALPENA,MI  20   1
   DETROIT,MI  32  17
    TOLEDO,OH  32  16
 CLEVELAND,OH  34  19
   BUFFALO,NY  31  17

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