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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
436 PM EST WED DEC 17 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...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL TEND TO DOMINATE THE LAKES THURSDAY INTO MONDAY
THEN A LOW SHOULD MOVE INTO WISCONSIN BY LATE MONDAY EVENING. THE
PRESENCE OF THE HIGH WILL KEEP WINDS RELATIVELY LIGHT OVER THE LAKES
LEADING TO NO ICE CHANGES DUE TO WINDS.

TEMPERATURES THROUGH SATURDAY WILL RUN NEAR NORMAL TO A LITTLE ABOVE
NORMAL THEN MOSTLY ABOVE NORMAL SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THESE
TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT INTO SLOW ICE GROWTH AROUND THE SMALLER
BAYS AROUND LAKES SUPERIOR AND HURON AND AROUND GREEN BAY THROUGH
SATURDAY THEN LITTLE CHANGE SUNDAY AND MONDAY. NO ICE IS EXPECTED IN
LAKE ERIE THROUGH MONDAY.


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   12/18   12/19   12/20   12/21   12/22   12/23
   DULUTH  14  26  16  22  19  31  22  32  26  30  20  31
MARQUETTE  21  27  16  28  16  29  21  31  25  34  28  34
 GREENBAY  18  29  17  30  20  31  23  33  26  35  28  35
MILWAUKEE  23  31  22  32  25  34  27  36  29  37  32  37
  CHICAGO  22  31  22  34  27  35  28  37  29  38  35  39
 MUSKEGON  26  32  25  33  26  34  27  35  28  37  32  38
   ALPENA  22  27  18  29  21  31  24  32  26  34  29  36
  DETROIT  27  34  28  35  27  35  28  36  29  37  32  39
   TOLEDO  28  35  26  33  26  35  26  35  26  37  27  37
CLEVELAND  28  34  29  33  27  36  29  36  28  38  31  40
  BUFFALO  30  35  27  33  24  34  29  35  27  38  33  43

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...
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS ON LAKES ERIE AND HURON
WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT INTO THU TO 20 KNOTS OR LESS THEN WINDS
THROUGHOUT THE LAKES WILL TEND TO STAY UNDER 20 KNOTS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

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 WED DEC 17:

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

   DULUTH,   MN  DEC    9  242  465
MARQUETTE,   MI  DEC    9  170  472
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  DEC    9   69  260
 GREENBAY,   WI  DEC    9   86  271
MILWAUKEE,   WI  DEC    9   19  117
  CHICAGO,   IL  DEC    9   10   94
 MUSKEGON,   MI  DEC    9    0   25
   ALPENA,   MI  DEC    9   34  146
  DETROIT,   MI  DEC    9    0    3
   TOLEDO,   OH  DEC    9    0   30
CLEVELAND,   OH  DEC    9    0    0
  BUFFALO,   NY  DEC    9    0    0


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR WED DEC 17

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

    DULUTH,MN  20   4
 MARQUETTE,MI  24  12
  GREENBAY,WI  20   4
 MILWAUKEE,WI  33  21
   CHICAGO,IL  33  18
  MUSKEGON,MI  31  17
    ALPENA,MI  20   4
   DETROIT,MI  34  21
    TOLEDO,OH  34  20
 CLEVELAND,OH  36  23
   BUFFALO,NY  34  22



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