Deep Cold Trough Meets Gulf Moisture with Significant Impacts Across the Western and Central U.S.

A deep trough and associated cold front is bringing much below normal temperatures in the west, with low elevation snows. Strong winds and widespread snow, will impact the Great Basin, western mountains, and the Plains. The slowing front, will bring prolonged waves of heavy rain across the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes. Significant icing forecast north of the heavy rain. Big warm up east.
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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

24NM NW New Buffalo MI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Showers Likely

    S 15kt
    2ft

    High: 50 °F
    Water: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain

    SSW 20kt
    2ft

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Heavy Rain

    SSW 20kt
    2-3ft

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Rain/Sleet

    NNW 20kt
    Waves Building5ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    N 20kt
    4-5ft

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNE 15kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    ENE 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    ESE 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    SSE 10kt
    1ft

    High: 41 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:18 pm CST Feb 19, 2018
Forecast Valid: 4pm CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 25, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
S wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Showers likely. Areas of dense fog. Waves around 2 ft.
Tonight
SSW wind 15 to 20 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog. Waves around 2 ft.
Tuesday
SSW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
WSW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Rain before 4am, then sleet likely. Waves 2 ft building to 5 ft.
Wednesday
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 4 to 5 ft.
Wednesday Night
NNE wind around 15 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Thursday
ENE wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday Night
E wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SSE after midnight. A chance of rain and snow. Waves around 2 ft.
Friday
SSE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Rain and snow likely. Waves around 1 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: 3:18 pm CST Feb 19, 2018
Forecast Valid: 4pm CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 25, 2018
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