Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday.

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Gaylord, MI Local Forecast Office

7NM NNE Manistee MI

Marine Point Forecast

  • Overnight


    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday


    Winds IncreasingSSE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Partly Cloudy

    S 15kt

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Partly Sunny

    S 10kt

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday


    Winds IncreasingNNW 30kt
    Waves Building4ft

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Snow Likely

    NNW 30kt
    Waves Building8ft

    High: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Freezing Spray

    NW 20kt
    6ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    SSW 20kt

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Clear

    SSW 20kt

    Low: 33 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:39 am CST Feb 26, 2024
Forecast Valid: 2am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

Variable winds 5 kt or less. Clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
S wind around 10 kt. Partly sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
SSW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NNW 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Rain likely before midnight, then rain and snow between midnight and 3am, then snow after 3am. Waves 1 ft or less building to 4 ft.
NNW wind 20 to 30 kt. Snow likely, mainly before noon. Widespread freezing spray. Waves 5 ft building to 8 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Widespread freezing spray before 2am. Partly cloudy. Waves 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
WNW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday Night
SSW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


  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: 44.36°N 86.29°W
Last Update: 12:39 am CST Feb 26, 2024
Forecast Valid: 2am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
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