Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI (LSZ251) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI (LSZ251)
Issued by: National Weather Service Marquette, MI
Last Update: 955 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

Rest Of Tonight: East wind 10 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Isolated snow showers by late evening, then scattered snow showers late. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

Tuesday: Northeast wind 5 to 15 knots backing north less than 10 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Tuesday Night: West wind 10 to 15 knots backing southwest after midnight. Gusts up to 23 knots. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the evening, then isolated snow showers after midnight. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.

Wednesday: Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 28 knots. Mostly cloudy with isolated snow showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet. note: wave height forecasts are for ice free areas.

Zone Forecast: Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI (LSZ251)

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