Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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24NM NW New Buffalo MI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Snow

    SE 20kt
    4-5ft

    High: 24 °F
    Water: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Snow

    SSE 20kt
    3-5ft

    Low: 24 °FRising Temperatures

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Cloudy

    S 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    1-2ft

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Snow

    SSE 10kt
    1ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chc Snow

    Winds IncreasingNW 15kt
    1-3ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chc Snow

    NW 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    ESE 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    SSE 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 38 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:45 pm CST Feb 14, 2016
Forecast Valid: 4pm CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

Synopsis: A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES OVER NEW
ENGLAND AND THE MID ATLANTIC WILL MOVE OFF THE EAST COAST MONDAY
WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES MOVES EAST ACROSS MANITOBA.
WEAKER TROUGHING AVERAGING 29.9 INCHES WILL TRAIL SOUTH ACROSS THE
PLAINS. THE CANADIAN LOW WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST OVER HUDSON BAY
THROUGH TONIGHT...TRAILING A WEAKER TROUGH ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY. THIS TROUGH WILL EVENTUALLY MOVE EAST ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN
ON TUESDAY...WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES DEVELOPS OVER THE
NORTHEASTERN STATES. HIGH PRESSURE RIDING OF 30.2 INCHES WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE LAKE BY WEDNESDAY.


This Afternoon
SE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Snow. Waves 4 to 5 ft.
Tonight
SSE wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Snow, mainly before 1am. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
Washington's Birthday
S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Monday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. A chance of snow. Waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
NW wind 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. A slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Wednesday
NW wind 5 to 15 kt. A slight chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ESE after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 ft.
Thursday
SSE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 42.1°N 87.1°W
Last Update: 2:45 pm CST Feb 14, 2016
Forecast Valid: 4pm CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
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