Ice Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3
000
FZUS81 KCLE 162026
ICELIO

GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
425 PM EDT WED APR 16 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...
AFTER WINDS OF 30 TO 35 KNOTS SETTLE DOWN INTO MIDDAY THURSDAY ON
LAKES SUPERIOR AND MICHIGAN...WINDS THROUGHOUT THE LAKES SHOULD
GENERALLY STAY UNDER 25 KNOTS THROUGH MONDAY. MOVEMENT OF ICE FIELDS
MAY TAKE PLACE INTO THURSDAY ON LAKES SUPERIOR AND UPPER MICHIGAN
...POSSIBLY CLOSING ALREADY OPEN TRACKS. AFTER THURSDAY...THE
LIGHTER WINDS SHOULD RESULT IN LITTLE MOVEMENT OF REMAINING ICE
FIELDS.

TEMPERATURES OVER THE LAKES WILL CONTINUE TO RUN BELOW TO MUCH BELOW
NORMAL THROUGH SATURDAY THEN RUN NEAR NORMAL SUNDAY AND MONDAY. EVEN
WITH THE BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES...READINGS WILL STILL BE WARM
ENOUGH FOR SOME SLOW ICE DETERIORATION IN LAKE SUPERIOR THROUGH
SATURDAY INCREASING TO MODERATE SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE REST OF THE
LAKES WILL SEE MODERATE ICE DETERIORATION THROUGH MONDAY. BY THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...ALL THE LAKES EXCEPT LAKE SUPERIOR SHOULD BE
VIRTUALLY ICE FREE.

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 AT EACH SITE FOR THE 12 HOUR FCST PERIOD

       LOCATION   TONIGHT      THU  THU NIGHT      FRI  FRI NIGHT
  WEST SUPERIOR    070/26    070/26    070/16    340/08    350/06
   MID SUPERIOR    100/20    100/20    110/22    360/10    340/12
  EAST SUPERIOR    110/20    110/20    120/26    270/04    330/14
 NORTH MICHIGAN    090/20    130/20    140/18    270/10    330/10
 SOUTH MICHIGAN    140/22    160/22    190/18    330/08    360/14
    NORTH HURON    140/20    130/20    210/22    210/10    300/12
      MID HURON    140/18    130/18    140/20    200/12    340/06
    SOUTH HURON    150/16    130/16    150/18    170/12    070/04
      WEST ERIE    080/14    120/14    160/14    180/10    180/08
      EAST ERIE    090/08    110/08    120/10    150/08    150/06
CENTRAL ONTARIO    250/10    130/10    120/14    150/14    120/10


        TEMPERATURE  FORECASTS FOR SELECTED CITIES

 LOCATION   04/20   04/21   04/19   04/20   04/21   04/22
   DULUTH  19  35  21  39  25  40  31  47  31  53  34  54
MARQUETTE  29  38  26  37  24  38  30  42  31  47  33  46
 GREENBAY  34  46  30  45  29  48  36  49  35  56  37  59
MILWAUKEE  38  51  34  44  32  45  37  52  41  53  40  56
  CHICAGO  43  57  39  50  36  52  41  61  47  56  42  62
 MUSKEGON  33  59  40  49  31  50  36  56  42  58  41  60
   ALPENA  32  48  32  45  28  45  30  45  34  49  36  52
  DETROIT  33  59  43  54  35  51  37  58  42  57  42  59

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 WED APR 16:

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

   DULUTH,   MN  APR   15 1826 2890
MARQUETTE,   MI  APR   15 1688 2721
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  MAR   24 1366 2346
 GREENBAY,   WI  APR   15 1050 2099
MILWAUKEE,   WI  APR   15  362 1239
  CHICAGO,   IL  APR   15  104  970
 MUSKEGON,   MI  APR   15  125  906
   ALPENA,   MI  APR   15  937 2010
  DETROIT,   MI  APR   15    5  878
   TOLEDO,   OH  APR   15    0  913
CLEVELAND,   OH  APR   15    0  329
  BUFFALO,   NY  APR   15  291  953


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR WED APR 16

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

    DULUTH,MN  52  31
 MARQUETTE,MI  50  31
  GREENBAY,WI  52  31
 MILWAUKEE,WI  58  37
   CHICAGO,IL  61  40
  MUSKEGON,MI  56  39
    ALPENA,MI  52  31
   DETROIT,MI  61  40
    TOLEDO,OH  62  39
 CLEVELAND,OH  60  40
   BUFFALO,NY  57  38



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

$$

ADAMS






USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.