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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and difficult travel conditions to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest. Farther south, strong winds and dry conditions is increasing the wildfire threat. Unusual warmth from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic continues. The approaching cold front brings a threat of severe weather to the Ohio Valley later in the week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Traverse City, Cherry Capital Airport (KTVC)

Lat: 44.74°NLon: 85.57°WElev: 623ft.

Mostly Cloudy

17°C

62°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 11 km/h
Barometer 1000.2 mb (29.53 in)
Dewpoint 8°C (47°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 22 Feb 4:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Empire MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers between 7pm and 1am.  Patchy fog after 8pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 3. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 3 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. North wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers after 1am. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 0. Northeast wind 15 to 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 centimeters.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Showers

    Low: 0 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain showers and sleet, becoming all rain after 7am. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 5. East wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Rain/Sleet
    then Showers

    High: 5 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 0. Northeast wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 0 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain showers and freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow showers before 9am, then snow showers, possibly mixed with rain between 9am and 10am, then snow showers after 10am.  High near 1. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Snow
    Showers

    High: 1 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -5 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: -1 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -5 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers between 7pm and 1am. Patchy fog after 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 3. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. North wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Thursday Night
Snow showers after 1am. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 0. Northeast wind 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 centimeters.
Friday
Rain showers and sleet, becoming all rain after 7am. Some thunder is also possible. High near 5. East wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 0. Northeast wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain showers and freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow showers before 9am, then snow showers, possibly mixed with rain between 9am and 10am, then snow showers after 10am. High near 1. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -1.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 1.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 6.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 3.
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Point Forecast:
Empire MI
 44.82°N 86.06°W (Elev. 179 m)
3:24 pm EST Feb 22, 2017
5pm EST Feb 22, 2017-6pm EST Mar 1, 2017
 
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