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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
441 PM EDT WED MAR 22 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...

UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF COLD HIGH PRESSURE, CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE
TONIGHT FOR ICE DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE. LOWS WILL BE COLDEST ACROSS
THE CENTRAL LAKES WITH SINGLE DIGITS LIKELY. ALL OTHERS WILL BE IN THE
TEENS WITH SOME LOWER 20S ACROSS THE FAR WESTERN LAKES. BEYOND TONIGHT
THOUGH THE REGION WILL UNDERGO A WARMING TREND AND TEMPERATURES FRIDAY
THROUGH MONDAY WILL ABOVE NORMAL WITH SOME WARMER THAN THAT ACROSS LAKE
ERIE AND LAKE ST. CLAIR MONDAY.

SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS MOST OF THE LAKES THROUGH THURSDAY
NIGHT WITH A WARM FRONT PUSHING NORTH TO MID LAKE MICHIGAN. A COLD FRONT
WILL THEN MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE LAKES FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY BRINGING
A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTH, NORTHEAST, AND EAST THROUGH SATURDAY. WIND
SPEEDS WILL APPROACH 25 KNOTS ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR THURSDAY, BUT OTHERWISE
WINDS ACROSS ALL OF THE LAKE ARE EXPECTED TO BE UNDER 25 KNOTS THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT.

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      180/18    190/13    330/06    060/17    070/18
   MID SUPERIOR      180/20    180/21    200/13    050/18    060/17
  EAST SUPERIOR      190/24    190/24    190/16    040/16    070/16
 NORTH MICHIGAN      190/19    190/21    180/16    020/11    030/18
 SOUTH MICHIGAN      160/19    160/18    200/18    200/17    080/25
    NORTH HURON      200/14    170/20    180/18    010/10    070/18
      MID HURON      190/13    170/17    170/18    220/09    060/17
    SOUTH HURON      170/11    150/17    160/16    210/11    070/12
      WEST ERIE      130/09    090/11    220/17    230/17    090/14
      EAST ERIE      030/06    160/10    200/18    230/19    050/13
CENTRAL ONTARIO      330/13    140/15    170/15    250/17    050/16

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   03/23   03/24   03/25   03/26   03/27   03/28
   DULUTH  26  38  32  44  29  38  29  40  31  43  30  45
MARQUETTE  23  36  33  39  31  37  30  37  33  39  33  38
 GREENBAY  22  39  34  46  34  42  35  44  36  46  35  48
MILWAUKEE  27  40  39  55  39  43  39  45  39  48  39  46
  CHICAGO  30  43  43  64  44  46  45  50  42  48  43  47
 MUSKEGON  19  44  40  53  42  47  40  51  41  51  39  49
   ALPENA  10  39  34  43  32  38  30  41  33  44  33  45
  DETROIT  20  41  36  62  47  53  41  54  44  58  44  57
   TOLEDO  18  44  38  64  49  59  44  56  44  59  44  57
CLEVELAND  18  43  38  60  48  57  46  56  46  55  45  56
  BUFFALO  17  38  31  49  39  43  34  46  40  49  40  51

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 22:

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

   DULUTH,   MN  MAR   21 1973 1448
MARQUETTE,   MI  MAR   21 1735 1345
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  MAR   21 1399  854
 GREENBAY,   WI  MAR   21 1226  610
MILWAUKEE,   WI  MAR   21  617  158
  CHICAGO,   IL  MAR   21  420   27
 MUSKEGON,   MI  MAR   21  380   22
   ALPENA,   MI  MAR   21 1055  614
  DETROIT,   MI  MAR   21  315   15
   TOLEDO,   OH  MAR   21  310   36
CLEVELAND,   OH  MAR   21   95    1
  BUFFALO,   NY  MAR   21  511   71


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR WED MAR 22

LOCATION     HIGH LOW
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    DULUTH,MN  39  21
 MARQUETTE,MI  39  22
  GREENBAY,WI  39  21
 MILWAUKEE,WI  47  29
   CHICAGO,IL  51  32
  MUSKEGON,MI  47  31
    ALPENA,MI  39  21
   DETROIT,MI  50  32
    TOLEDO,OH  51  31
 CLEVELAND,OH  51  32
   BUFFALO,NY  46  29

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