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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
415 PM EDT FRI APR 11 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...
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL LAKES SATURDAY
WITH A SECOND LOW SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.  MILD AIR WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN LAKES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AHEAD OF THE SYSTEMS
HOWEVER COLD AIR WILL FILL IN FROM THE NORTHWEST SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
TAKING TEMPERATURES TO BELOW TO MUCH BELOW NORMAL ON ALL THE LAKES
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE LAKE.

REMAINING ICE WILL CONTINUE TO RAPIDLY DETERIORATE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
LAKES THROUGH THE WEEKEND...CHANGING TO SLOW DETERIORATION MONDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS TEMPERATURES DROP BELOW NORMAL.  NORTHERN LAKES
WILL SEE SLOW DETERIORATION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  MONDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY...AS LOWS DROP BELOW FREEZING AND HIGHS REACH ONLY INTO THE
30S AND 40S...DETERIORATION WILL LIKELY PAUSE WITH SOME NIGHTTIME
REFREEZING WITHIN THE ICE FLOWS POSSIBLE.

OVERALL...VESSELS WILL STILL HAVE A DIFFICULT TIME MAKING THEIR WAY
THROUGH THE ICE FIELDS...PARTICULARLY OVER THE NORTHERN LAKES.
VESSELS SHOULD BE CAUTIONED THAT THE POTENTIAL IS HIGH FOR BECOMING
TRAPPED IN THE ICE FLOES.

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   04/12   04/13   04/14   04/15   04/16   04/17
   DULUTH  35  39  29  38  22  35  18  34  18  37  24  38
MARQUETTE  31  43  33  41  25  31  19  29  17  33  22  39
 GREENBAY  39  51  42  47  32  39  22  38  23  41  28  46
MILWAUKEE  42  63  47  51  33  40  26  39  27  41  31  47
  CHICAGO  45  76  58  65  35  41  27  41  28  46  34  53
 MUSKEGON  43  72  57  67  51  52  25  39  22  41  29  49
   ALPENA  35  51  44  51  34  37  21  32  18  36  23  41
  DETROIT  44  67  55  68  51  56  29  40  26  40  31  47
   TOLEDO  38  70  57  75  58  58  30  45  28  49  34  55
CLEVELAND  40  70  53  73  58  65  31  43  29  44  34  54
  BUFFALO  40  68  52  68  57  74  34  41  27  43  30  49

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


     MAX WIND AT EACH SITE FOR THE 12 HOUR FCST PERIOD

      LOCATION    TONIGHT     SAT    SAT NIGHT    SUN    SUN NIGHT
  WEST SUPERIOR    270/08    070/08    100/18    040/10    030/14
   MID SUPERIOR    270/06    070/06    110/18    050/14    020/14
  EAST SUPERIOR    260/04    070/04    110/14    080/08    030/10
 NORTH MICHIGAN    190/08    150/08    130/12    160/10    030/12
 SOUTH MICHIGAN    180/12    200/12    180/18    220/18    200/10
    NORTH HURON    170/06    130/06    140/06    140/16    330/04
      MID HURON    170/00    290/00    150/06    170/18    190/08
    SOUTH HURON    120/02    160/02    180/10    180/18    190/10
      WEST ERIE    120/10    180/10    180/14    200/20    200/14
      EAST ERIE    210/08    200/08    190/06    180/18    240/08
CENTRAL ONTARIO    250/06    210/06    220/10    170/18    250/14

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 FRI APR 11:

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

DULUTH,    MN  APR  10  1858 2891
MARQUETTE, MI  APR  10  1712 2705
GREENBAY,  WI  APR  10  1104 2125
MILWAUKEE, WI  APR  10   425 1282
CHICAGO,   IL  APR  10   184 1061
MUSKEGON,  MI  APR  10   193  975
ALPENA,    MI  APR  10   981 2031
DETROIT,   MI  APR  10    87  976
TOLEDO,    OH  APR  10    78 1013
CLEVELAND, OH  APR  10     0  449
BUFFALO,   NY  APR  10   355 1049


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR FRI APR 11

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

    DULUTH,MN  49  29
 MARQUETTE,MI  48  29
  GREENBAY,WI  49  29
 MILWAUKEE,WI  55  35
   CHICAGO,IL  58  38
  MUSKEGON,MI  54  37
    ALPENA,MI  49  29
   DETROIT,MI  58  38
    TOLEDO,OH  59  37
 CLEVELAND,OH  58  38
   BUFFALO,NY  54  36








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