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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
512 PM EST FRI JAN 13 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...

NEAR TO BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES
THIS WEEKEND AS AN ARCTIC AIR MASS SLIDES EASTWARD ACROSS SOUTHERN
CANADA. A WARMING TREND WILL BEGIN MONDAY WITH MUCH ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES EXPECTED ACROSS THE LAKES THROUGH THE MIDDLE PART OF
NEXT WEEK. WATER TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES REMAIN ABOVE
NORMAL, WITH SLOW ICE GROWTH POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND, MAINLY ALONG
SHORE LINES AND IN BAYS AND HARBORS. AS TEMPERATURE WARM TO ABOVE
NORMAL NEXT WEEK, SOME SLOW ICE MELT IS POSSIBLE.

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 WINDS ON THE
GREAT LAKES...

WINDS WILL BACK SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS SATURDAY THEN VEER WEST TO
NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS ACROSS THE NORTHERN LAKES SATURDAY NIGHT,
WHILE WINDS REMAIN LESS THAN 10 KNOTS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN LAKES.
WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN SLIGHTLY SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS ACROSS
THE NORTHERN LAKES SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT, WHILE WINDS WILL REMAIN
EAST TO SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 KNOTS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN LAKES.

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   01/14   01/15   01/16   01/17   01/18   01/19
   DULUTH  -3  16   1  21  11  27  19  31  19  32  19  33
MARQUETTE   2  22   5  27  16  32  26  37  29  37  26  38
 GREENBAY   5  22   1  25  12  34  33  38  29  37  25  38
MILWAUKEE  17  30  16  31  24  36  35  44  32  40  31  43
  CHICAGO  22  32  21  32  28  39  39  49  33  42  32  50
 MUSKEGON  17  31  17  31  21  37  34  48  36  42  32  45
   ALPENA   3  28  11  28  15  33  31  42  34  42  29  41
  DETROIT  20  30  20  31  23  37  36  49  38  45  34  46
   TOLEDO  17  32  20  35  25  41  37  53  38  45  32  44
CLEVELAND  18  33  23  35  27  43  39  55  42  47  35  46
  BUFFALO  18  30  22  32  22  39  32  50  40  47  37  44

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 FRI JAN 13:

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

   DULUTH,   MN  JAN   12  916  831
MARQUETTE,   MI  JAN   12  709  690
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  JAN   12  512  397
 GREENBAY,   WI  JAN   12  532  443
MILWAUKEE,   WI  JAN   12  287  339
  CHICAGO,   IL  JAN   12  229  344
 MUSKEGON,   MI  JAN   12  137  155
   ALPENA,   MI  JAN   12  365  300
  DETROIT,   MI  JAN   12  145  161
   TOLEDO,   OH  JAN   12  155  216
CLEVELAND,   OH  JAN   12   77   43
  BUFFALO,   NY  JAN   12  150  113


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR FRI JAN 13

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

    DULUTH,MN  18  -1
 MARQUETTE,MI  22   7
  GREENBAY,WI  18  -1
 MILWAUKEE,WI  30  17
   CHICAGO,IL  30  14
  MUSKEGON,MI  28  13
    ALPENA,MI  18  -1
   DETROIT,MI  31  17
    TOLEDO,OH  31  16
 CLEVELAND,OH  33  19
   BUFFALO,NY  31  18



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