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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
455 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2104

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...

THE TEMPERATURE FORECAST WILL TREND BACK TO NORMAL OR BELOW
NORMAL EARLY NEXT WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP ACROSS THE GREAT
LAKES ON SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...THEN REINFORCING PUSHES OF
COLD AIR AND ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE ARE EXPECTED NEXT WEEK.

LIGHT TO MODERATE ICE GROWTH WILL DEVELOP ON THE NORTHERN GREAT
LAKES ON SUNDAY AND CONTINUE ON THE NORTHERN LAKES NEXT WEEK. LIGHT
ICE GROWTH IS POSSIBLE ON THE SOUTHERN LAKES BY TUESDAY. ICE GROWTH
WILL INITIALLY OCCUR MAINLY IN BAYS AND HARBORS.

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   12/27   12/28   12/29   12/30   12/31   01/01
   DULUTH  16  22   8  17  -2   6  -9   5  -5  14   5  15
MARQUETTE  28  30  17  23  12  17   6  13   5  17  12  21
 GREENBAY  31  34  19  28  11  19   1  10  -4  15   8  20
MILWAUKEE  38  44  25  32  25  29  15  19   8  22  16  27
  CHICAGO  41  47  28  35  26  32  18  21  11  21  15  27
 MUSKEGON  39  48  30  35  26  31  21  25  15  23  18  29
   ALPENA  33  39  27  31  20  25  15  20  13  22  18  26
  DETROIT  40  49  34  38  26  34  22  27  17  25  17  30
   TOLEDO  39  51  35  39  27  34  24  29  17  26  17  28
CLEVELAND  39  52  37  39  29  34  27  31  20  28  20  31
  BUFFALO  37  48  38  40  29  31  22  28  19  26  22  30

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


WIND FORECAST FOR THE GREAT LAKES...

LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH THIS
WEEKEND AS A COLD FRONT DROPS ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES. NORTH TO
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE EARLY NEXT WEEK.
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL APPROACH 30 KNOTS ON THE NORTHERN
LAKES BY TUESDAY.

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 DEC 26:

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

   DULUTH,   MN  DEC   25  531  514
MARQUETTE,   MI  DEC   25  397  549
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  DEC   25  236  318
 GREENBAY,   WI  DEC   25  267  289
MILWAUKEE,   WI  DEC   25  120   78
  CHICAGO,   IL  DEC   25   90   47
 MUSKEGON,   MI  DEC   25   39    0
   ALPENA,   MI  DEC   25  157  164
  DETROIT,   MI  DEC   25   41    0
   TOLEDO,   OH  DEC   25   49    0
CLEVELAND,   OH  DEC   25   13    0
  BUFFALO,   NY  DEC   25   40    0


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR FRI DEC 26

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

    DULUTH,MN  19   1
 MARQUETTE,MI  23  10
  GREENBAY,WI  19   1
 MILWAUKEE,WI  31  19
   CHICAGO,IL  31  16
  MUSKEGON,MI  29  15
    ALPENA,MI  19   1
   DETROIT,MI  32  19
    TOLEDO,OH  32  18
 CLEVELAND,OH  34  21
   BUFFALO,NY  33  20


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CASE.

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KOSARIK





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