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Today's Forecast
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  • Dewpoint↓7° / ↑6°
  • Humidity↓71% / ↑89%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth7"
Overcast through the morning, and then partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount before noon.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds W 14 to 26 mph through the morning becoming SW 12 to 23 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 28 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -14 to -8 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 22nd
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  • Dewpoint↓14° / ↑9°
  • Humidity↓64% / ↑93%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth7"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting into the evening.
No precipitation expected today.
Winds SW 4 to 13 mph through the morning shifting to S 8 to 19 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -10 to 7 degrees throughout the day.
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Friday the 23rd
↑27° ↓21°
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  • Dewpoint↓20° / ↑20°
  • Humidity↓77% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow3"
  • Regional Snow Depth7"
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then overcast becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be 3 to 5 inches in the early morning, then another trace amount before noon.
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.4 inches
Winds S 4 to 13 mph through the morning becoming W 10 to 21 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 29 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 3 to 13 degrees throughout the day.
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Saturday the 24th
↑29° ↓20°
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  • Dewpoint↓21° / ↑19°
  • Humidity↓74% / ↑93%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth6"
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
Expected snowfall to be a dusting later into the evening.
None expected today.
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning shifting to S 7 to 16 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 20 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 4 to 14 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 25th
↑33° ↓28°
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  • Dewpoint↓24° / ↑23°
  • Humidity↓73% / ↑97%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow9"
  • Regional Snow Depth7"
Overcast through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snowfall expected to be 6 to 9 inches in the early morning, then another 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Potential Precip: 0.26 to 1.28 inches
Winds S 4 to 13 mph through the morning becoming W 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 11 to 16 degrees throughout the day.
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Monday the 26th
↑27° ↓23°
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  • Dewpoint↓22° / ↑19°
  • Humidity↓75% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow5"
  • Regional Snow Depth7"
Overcast before noon and then cloudy later into the evening.
Expected snowfall to be 2 to 3 inches before noon and 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.15 to 0.75 inches
Winds W 8 to 17 mph through the morning shifting to W 9 to 20 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 2 to 12 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update19 Jan @ 11:01
  • Snow Last 24hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth( Estimate ) 7"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
None Reported
  • High Lift Elevation1,080ft
  • Base Elevation640ft
  • Vertical Drop440ft
  • Longest Trail2500 ft
  • Trails0 of 24
  • Lifts0 of 3
  • Acreage0 of 115 ( 0% )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
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Conditions
  • Humidity54%
  • Dewpoint
  • SustainedW 8mph
  • GustingW 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow DepthUnreported
Comments
Fair
Location
Unreported
  • Elevation735ft
  • UpdatedFeb 21 @ 06:13
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  • City: Houghton
  • State: Michigan
  • Country: United States
Upper Midwest

Forecast discussion for the Upper Midwest

Updated --  April 24th 12:43pm Highlights-  Last post of the season... ****************************************************

Short Range- 0-6 days- (Following is written solely for N.MN and the UP of MI as they are likely the only areas left in the region that still have ski resorts open)

Pattern change from recent warmth to much cooler conditions has already taken place or it soon to do so. Mid week snows for the Arrowhead of MN- accumulations likely in the 2-5" range. Snow will melt, but not as fast as it should this time of year with temps  below freezing at night and upper 30's  until late in the  weekend.

********************************************************** Long Range 7-21+ (updated 12:48pm ¬†April 24th) Temps should return to near¬†normal temps¬†for the first week of May. Remains of the previous colder pattern may linger enough to produce some very light snows sometime around Friday, ¬†May 5th.¬† Should have more May like temps for the 2nd full week of May. Thanks for reading. Next update --when conditions are warranted.   JB
US Extended Snowfall Outlook - Updated Feb 14, 2018
LONG RANGE OUTLOOK from snowforecast.com - Feb 15, 2018

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

LONGER RANGE: Saturday/ Sunday (17th-18th) through late next week we expect a busy pattern, with all areas of the west seeing frequent snow, some areas like Colorado should see snow every day it looks like, and with heavy snow for Colorado overall Sunday through next week, more moderate to maybe heavy for Utah and the northern Rocky Mountains (including the inland Northwest)/ Southwest Canada, and mostly light snow across Tahoe, but at least it will be snowing again. Winter is definitely coming back!

--> Late February and into March should be busy for the western US, with frequent storms for Tahoe and Utah, moving across Colorado also as the east Pacific ridge breaks down some (Feb 20th-22nd), allowing strong Pacific energy and moisture to move into the western US and southwest Canada, with abundant snowfall for all areas including those parched in recent months like in California. This should have been the pattern across the western US already, if patterns were anything near "normal" so far in 2018... Do You want to see OTHER AREAS mentioned, email me and let me know... CM


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Expanded Outlook

Wednesday
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iconWinds: W 14 to 26 mph, then SW 12 to 23 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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Sky
Cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 14 to 26 mph with gusts up to 28 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -14 to -8 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑14° / ↓11°
Sky
Partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Flurries possible.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be between -14 to -10 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 815ft
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Thursday
↑24° / ↓11°
iconWinds: SW 4 to 13 mph, then S 8 to 19 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑13° / ↓11°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Morning winds SW 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 14 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -10 to -1 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑24° / ↓13°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a dusting in the evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds S 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Wind chill expected to be between -1 to 7 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 815ft
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Friday
↑27° / ↓21°
iconWinds: S 4 to 13 mph, then W 10 to 21 mph
iconForecast Snow: 3"
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AM

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↑26° / ↓21°
Sky
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 3 to 5 inches in the early morning, then another trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.38 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 3 to 13 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑27° / ↓22°
Sky
Cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds W 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 4 to 13 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 815ft
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Saturday
↑29° / ↓20°
iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then S 7 to 16 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑24° / ↓20°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 4 to 13 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑29° / ↓24°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace into the evening.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds S 7 to 16 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 9 to 14 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 815ft
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Sunday
↑33° / ↓28°
iconWinds: S 4 to 13 mph, then W 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 9"
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AM

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↑30° / ↓28°
Sky
Cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 6 to 9 inches in the early morning followed by another 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.26 to 1.28 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 4 to 13 mph. Expected wind chill to be between 11 to 14 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑33° / ↓31°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
Flurries possible.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds W 8 to 17 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 14 to 16 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 815ft
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Monday
↑27° / ↓23°
iconWinds: W 8 to 17 mph, then W 9 to 20 mph
iconForecast Snow: 5"
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AM

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↑27° / ↓23°
Sky
Cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 2 to 3 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.06 to 0.28 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 8 to 17 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 6 to 12 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑25° / ↓23°
Sky
Overcast into the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.1 to 0.48 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds W 9 to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be between 2 to 5 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 815ft
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