Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Rain

    SE 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Showers

    E 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers

    SE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain

    SE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain

    SE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain

    SE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Rain

    S 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Rain

    S 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 35 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:29 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
Forecast Valid: 1am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

Synopsis: A GALE FORCE LOW WILL MOVE N INTO THE CENTRAL GULF LATE TONIGHT. THIS LOW WILL WEAKEN AS IT DRIFTS INTO THE NW GULF BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT WILL LIFT OVER THE PANHANDLE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A DEVELOPING LOW WILL LIFT INTO THE SE GULF FRIDAY NIGHT.

Overnight
SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Showers, mainly before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Showers likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Washington's Birthday
S wind around 10 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
S wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.

*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: 57.04°N 135.34°W
Last Update: 9:29 pm AKST Feb 11, 2016
Forecast Valid: 1am AKST Feb 12, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 18, 2016
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