Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pontiac, Oakland County International Airport (KPTK)

Lat: 42.66°NLon: 83.41°WElev: 981ft.

Light Snow

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill15°F (-9°C)
Last update 16 Jan 10:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Pontiac MI

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 25 by 5pm. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow.  High near 22. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 4 inches.

    Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 25 by 5pm. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday
A chance of snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Snow. High near 22. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 4 inches.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 10.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Pontiac MI
 42.65°N 83.3°W (Elev. 948 ft)
10:15 am EST Jan 16, 2019
11am EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 22, 2019
 
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