Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes
Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today.
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Last Update: 3:12 am EST Mar 1, 2024
Forecast Valid: 6am EST Mar 1, 2024-6pm EST Mar 7, 2024
See Lake Erie open lakes forecast for Sunday through Tuesday.
The water temperature off Toledo is 42 degrees, off Cleveland 37
degrees, and off Erie 37 degrees.
- 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.
- 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.