Lake Effect Snow Along Eastern Great Lakes; Critical Fire Weather in Texas

As a potent winter storm moves off the coast of New England, heavy snow will be possible in its wake downwind of the eastern Great Lakes through Monday night and into Tuesday. A quick-hitting winter storm will bring strong winds and snow to the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes Tuesday. Strong winds and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions in the southern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sault Ste Marie, Chippewa County International Airport (KCIU)

Lat: 46.25°NLon: 84.47°WElev: 801ft.

Light Snow

-11°C

12°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed E 9 km/h
Barometer 1013.9 mb (29.90 in)
Dewpoint -14°C (6°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-17°C (2°F)
Last update 18 Jan 5:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Dafter MI

Winter Weather Advisory January 18, 01:00pm until January 19, 04:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Snow, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 5pm. High near -9. Wind chill values as low as -23. East wind 5 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 6 centimeters.

    Partly Sunny
    then Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -9 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle before 4am, then a chance of snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Temperature rising to around -3 by 1am. Wind chill values as low as -18. East wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming southwest 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of around 9 centimeters.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: -9 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -13 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as -22. Blustery, with a north wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -24. North wind 10 to 15 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -24 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -14. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Cold

    High: -14 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near -8.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -8 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: -12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near -6.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: -6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow, mainly after 1pm. Patchy blowing snow after 5pm. High near -9. Wind chill values as low as -23. East wind 5 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 6 centimeters.
Tonight
Snow showers, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle before 4am, then a chance of snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Temperature rising to around -3 by 1am. Wind chill values as low as -18. East wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming southwest 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of around 9 centimeters.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around -13 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as -22. Blustery, with a north wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -24. North wind 10 to 15 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -14. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near -8.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near -6.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near -11.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -21.
Monday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -11.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Dafter MI
 46.34°N 84.41°W (Elev. 213 m)
6:11 am EST Jan 18, 2022
6am EST Jan 18, 2022-6pm EST Jan 24, 2022
 
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