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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
440 PM EST MON JAN 19 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...
AN AREA OF CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE SOUTHEAST ACROSS
ONTARIO AND THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES EARLY AND MID WEEK. THIS WILL
BRING NEAR TO ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH MID WEEK. ABOVE
NORMAL WEATHER WILL SPREAD ACROSS ALL OF THE GREAT LAKES THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY AS A RELATIVELY MILD PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM CROSSES THE
GREAT LAKES. COLDER AND SEASONABLE AIR WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD BACK
ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES THIS WEEKEND ALTHOUGH THE LOWER
GREAT LAKES WILL REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

LITTLE TO SLOW ICE GROWTH IS LIKELY THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK WITH
RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS. SOME ICE DETERIORATION IS POSSIBLE THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY WITH THE WARMER WEATHER. THE ICE FIELDS MAY MOVE
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS THE SOUTHWEST WIND INCREASES TO 20 TO 30
KNOTS SO DESPITE THE WARM TEMPERATURES... ICE BREAKING MAY BE
NECESSARY TO OPEN OR MAINTAIN TRACKS LATE IN THE WEEK.

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 AT SELECTED SITES

 LOCATION   01/20   01/21   01/22   01/23   01/24   01/25
   DULUTH  23  26  19  27  11  22  17  30  19  24   9  19
MARQUETTE  12  22  14  25  15  25  15  27  19  24  10  19
 GREENBAY  23  30  19  28  19  29  15  30  23  30  12  24
MILWAUKEE  27  34  25  31  24  31  22  36  27  35  22  29
  CHICAGO  27  38  29  33  25  32  25  35  29  36  26  30
 MUSKEGON  23  33  20  29  20  30  22  34  27  34  19  26
   ALPENA   7  24  11  24  12  24  14  27  20  26   8  19
  DETROIT  21  32  22  30  18  28  19  32  25  34  20  26
   TOLEDO  22  36  22  32  19  31  20  33  24  34  20  27
CLEVELAND  23  37  24  33  21  31  21  32  24  35  22  28
  BUFFALO  14  25  15  28  14  24  15  27  21  32  19  26

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 19:

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

   DULUTH,   MN  JAN   18 1048 1120
MARQUETTE,   MI  JAN   18  822 1109
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  JAN   18  614  761
 GREENBAY,   WI  JAN   18  628  691
MILWAUKEE,   WI  JAN   18  347  368
  CHICAGO,   IL  JAN   18  279  334
 MUSKEGON,   MI  JAN   18  179  227
   ALPENA,   MI  JAN   18  443  524
  DETROIT,   MI  JAN   18  187  260
   TOLEDO,   OH  JAN   18  197  286
CLEVELAND,   OH  JAN   18  101  207
  BUFFALO,   NY  JAN   18  194  226


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR MON JAN 19

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

    DULUTH,MN  19  -1
 MARQUETTE,MI  22   7
  GREENBAY,WI  19  -1
 MILWAUKEE,WI  30  17
   CHICAGO,IL  31  14
  MUSKEGON,MI  28  14
    ALPENA,MI  19  -1
   DETROIT,MI  31  17
    TOLEDO,OH  31  16
 CLEVELAND,OH  33  19
   BUFFALO,NY  31  17


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

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KOSARIK





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