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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
416 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

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 NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN WILL SETTLE OVER THE NORTHERN
GREAT LAKE BY EARLY WEDNESDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OVER THE CENTRAL LAKES
LATER WEDNESDAY AND CROSS THE EASTERN LAKES ON THURSDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE PLAINS AT THE END OF THE WEEK AND THEN HEAD NORTHEAST
TOWARD THE REGION OVER THE WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
WILL BE SEASONABLE TO SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL. READINGS WILL WARM TOWARD THE
END OF THE WEEK AND BE MUCH ABOVE NORMAL BY THE WEEKEND. ANY REMAINING ICE
FIELDS ON THE LAKE WILL CONTINUE TO DETERIORATE.

LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH THE FLOW BECOMING
NORTHERLY AHEAD OF THE HIGH AND SOUTHERLY BEHIND IT.

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 (KNOTS) AT EACH SITE FOR THE 12 HOUR FCST PERIOD

       LOCATION   TONIGHT      THU  THU NIGHT      FRI  FRI NIGHT
  WEST SUPERIOR      260/13    170/12    200/15    300/21    330/20
   MID SUPERIOR      310/11    150/16    170/19    300/18    340/25
  EAST SUPERIOR      330/15    160/16    160/23    160/20    330/25
 NORTH MICHIGAN      019/13    210/15    190/18    170/16    270/18
 SOUTH MICHIGAN      300/17    180/16    180/20    280/21    300/25
    NORTH HURON      330/22    310/17    180/17    170/19    310/21
      MID HURON      330/23    310/16    180/17    170/20    270/15
    SOUTH HURON      320/23    300/15    170/16    170/19    260/14
      WEST ERIE      310/20    280/14    180/13    170/15    280/18
      EAST ERIE      310/24    280/20    280/14    210/11    260/18
CENTRAL ONTARIO      320/28    290/26    300/19    140/14    260/14

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

        TEMPERATURE  FORECASTS FOR SELECTED CITIES

 LOCATION   03/16   03/17   03/18   03/19   03/20   03/21
   DULUTH  15  38  31  41  22  36  21  42  29  45  22  34
MARQUETTE  14  36  29  38  29  33  23  35  30  40  27  32
 GREENBAY  12  38  29  44  30  40  22  41  30  46  29  41
MILWAUKEE  16  36  33  44  31  39  26  40  33  46  33  42
  CHICAGO  19  37  34  45  34  40  30  43  36  50  36  44
 MUSKEGON  22  36  29  42  34  39  26  42  30  45  32  41
   ALPENA  16  35  22  36  30  36  23  36  25  40  28  37
  DETROIT  18  37  26  40  34  41  28  41  29  45  34  47
   TOLEDO  19  36  25  42  34  40  25  41  29  47  34  48
CLEVELAND  22  34  25  41  35  39  29  37  28  44  36  44
  BUFFALO  17  29  18  38  32  37  29  31  23  35  31  39

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

FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS
COMPARED TO NORMAL CALCULATED ON WED MAR 15:

LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
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   DULUTH,   MN  MAR   14 1937 1438
MARQUETTE,   MI  MAR   14 1685 1311
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  MAR   14 1363  837
 GREENBAY,   WI  MAR   14 1223  627
MILWAUKEE,   WI  MAR   14  643  195
  CHICAGO,   IL  MAR   14  467   71
 MUSKEGON,   MI  MAR   14  405   40
   ALPENA,   MI  MAR   14 1036  616
  DETROIT,   MI  MAR   14  357   38
   TOLEDO,   OH  MAR   14  354   47
CLEVELAND,   OH  MAR   14  144   30
  BUFFALO,   NY  MAR   14  529   67


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR WED MAR 15

LOCATION     HIGH LOW
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    DULUTH,MN  36  18
 MARQUETTE,MI  36  19
  GREENBAY,WI  36  18
 MILWAUKEE,WI  44  27
   CHICAGO,IL  48  30
  MUSKEGON,MI  44  28
    ALPENA,MI  36  18
   DETROIT,MI  47  29
    TOLEDO,OH  48  29
 CLEVELAND,OH  48  30
   BUFFALO,NY  44  27

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