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Today's Forecast
↑33° ↓24°
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  • Dewpoint↓24° / ↑22°
  • Humidity↓77% / ↑88%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
No snow throughout the day.
None expected.
Winds W 18 to 30 mph through the morning becoming NW 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 36 mph. Expected wind chill to be 4 to 16 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 22nd
↑32° ↓20°
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  • Dewpoint↓21° / ↑20°
  • Humidity↓71% / ↑91%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth4"
Clear through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
No snow throughout the day.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds variable at 2 to 9 mph through the morning becoming E 12 to 23 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be 6 to 22 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 23rd
↑46° ↓26°
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  • Dewpoint↓37° / ↑27°
  • Humidity↓77% / ↑96%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow2"
  • Regional Snow Depth2"
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming overcast through the morning, and then cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of snow after daylight and then snow in the afternoon, rain in the evening.
Snowfall expected to be 1 to 2 inches in the early morning followed by another 1 to 2 inches before noon.
Potential Precip: 0.46 to 2.3 inches
Winds E 8 to 19 mph through the morning becoming SE 11 to 22 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 41 mph. Wind chill expected to be 7 to 38 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 24th
↑46° ↓29°
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  • Dewpoint↓37° / ↑26°
  • Humidity↓70% / ↑93%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain after daylight and then rain and snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting before noon and a dusting in the afternoon followed by another trace into the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.08 to 0.4 inches
Winds W 23 to 35 mph through the morning becoming W 25 to 37 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 68 mph. Wind chill expected to be 7 to 41 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 25th
↑27° ↓18°
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  • Dewpoint↓14° / ↑9°
  • Humidity↓60% / ↑76%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening. Chance of snow after daylight.
Flurries possible throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds NW 15 to 27 mph through the morning shifting to W 8 to 17 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 32 mph. Expected wind chill to be -5 to 10 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 26th
↑37° ↓17°
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  • Dewpoint↓23° / ↑17°
  • Humidity↓57% / ↑84%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of snow after daylight and then rain and snow in the afternoon.
Expected snowfall to be a trace in the early morning followed by another trace before noon and a dusting later into the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.2 inches
Winds E 8 to 17 mph through the morning becoming SW 10 to 21 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 26 mph. Wind chill expected to be 1 to 30 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update21 Feb
  • Snow Past 24 hrs"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total"
  • Average Base Depth"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
  • High Lift Elevation700
  • Base Elevation575
  • Vertical Drop0ft
  • Longest Trail500ft
  • Trails of 7
  • Lifts of 6
  • Acreage of 55 ( )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
33°
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Conditions
  • Humidity58%
  • Dewpoint20°
  • SustainedW 12mph
  • GustingW 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow DepthUnreported
Comments
Mostly Cloudy
Location
Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport, MI
  • Elevation705ft
  • UpdatedFeb 21 @ 05:11
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Location
  • City: Rockford
  • 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
LONG RANGE FORECAST - JAN 05, 2019
It has been a while since we updated this outlook. When paying full attention to any area we forecast for, which I have been watching weather patterns for (the western US also) since the 1970's, I put my forecasts of weather events/ timing/ snow totals up against any, especially in the long range. We gained quite a reputation for our Tahoe and Utah forecasts over a span of almost 15 years, gaining the attention of TV stations who used the forecasts with no mention of source, a movie financier who wanted me to be a part of a "think tank" group of professionals, radio stations, etc. Even major growers/ ag interests were using these free forecasts (for the longer range accuracy of weather event timing and significance), as an accurate long range forecaster is the equivalent of a "fortune teller", as told to me by the movie financier. There are competitors who charge for their info, and we do not, even though our information is a paid service in other formats we continue to deliver to agriculture customers to this day (Circa 1995). As I stated, I put my forecasts up against anyone else's in the area.

We gave out over $50,000 in SWAG (lodging, tickets, passes, gear, even Nativa Naturals food) from 2009-2011, stuff we couldn't even afford to buy ourselves, to many people from SFO and SAC, TVL area. If you check my bio you will see my story, there is a LOT more to it than what I am typing here.

I have received many emails due to the missing updates. The answer is, we have not had any support from advertisers, resorts, anyone in this region since around 2013. I continued on with the forecasting hoping for some support in the form of advertising or sponsorship, but it didn't happen, and I do not know anyone else who works for free.

That said, I would like to get these forecast outlooks going again-->

I never charged the site user for this service. The skier/ snowboarder has enough to pay for with fuel, lift tickets and passes, gear, life, etc., and I feel it is a service that should be provided by the host, the resort, to its visitors, even if in the form of advertising on the site. I have the same awesome, nice traffic as the rest of the snow sports niche sites, but am not going to run Google ads so they can charge $20/ cpm and give us less than a dollar cpm.

That said... I watch Colorado as that is where the business is for me. Recently, Bogus Basin joined the client list and now we work up a complete custom forecast for them as well, with a long range outlook. I will be drawing from that already completed work to deliver you a broad-brush longer range outlook for the western US, for now. I hope it is useful for you:

LONGER RANGE: The 9th-10th of January another low pressure system moves in with good potential snowfall, significant snow for the west coast mainly, less as we move inland, southern areas favored like southwest US areas,The 11-12th (roughly) and then the 13th-20th of January, we expect unsettled conditions to continue dominating the western US (had this forecast for over a month, early Dec forecast for this mid-late Jan time frame), and we expect a prominent moisture tap from the tropics, as El Nino starts to show itself more... So basically, between the 9th and 20th, we expect many more storms to move through with snow for most western US resort areas, down south to including Southern California and even favoring the southwest US as a more southerly track seems more likely... This unsettled period should last into around the 18th-20th of January, then in the last part of Jan and early February (through the 8th of Feb maybe), we start off with a snow down time under more dominant high pressure ridging. More to come. CM

Expanded Outlook

Thursday
↑33° / ↓24°
iconWinds: W 18 to 30 mph, then NW 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑32° / ↓26°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds W 18 to 30 mph with gusts up to 36 mph. Wind chill expected to be 4 to 16 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑28° / ↓24°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be 6 to 7 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 703ft
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Friday
↑32° / ↓20°
iconWinds: variable 2 to 9 mph, then E 12 to 23 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑26° / ↓20°
Skies
Clear before noon.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds variable at 2 to 9 mph. Expected wind chill to be 6 to 15 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑32° / ↓26°
Skies
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds E 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be 10 to 22 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 703ft
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Saturday
↑46° / ↓26°
iconWinds: E 8 to 19 mph, then SE 11 to 22 mph
iconForecast Snow: 2"
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AM

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↑33° / ↓26°
Skies
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming overcast through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be 1 to 2 inches in the early morning followed by another 1 to 2 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.23 to 1.13 inches
Winds
Morning winds E 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Wind chill expected to be 7 to 18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑46° / ↓36°
Skies
Overcast through the afternoon and evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon and then rain in the evening.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.24 to 1.18 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds SE 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 41 mph. Wind chill expected to be 17 to 38 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 703ft
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Sunday
↑46° / ↓29°
iconWinds: W 23 to 35 mph, then W 25 to 37 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑46° / ↓39°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast before noon. Chance of rain after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.25 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 23 to 35 mph with gusts up to 68 mph. Wind chill expected to be 19 to 41 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑34° / ↓29°
Skies
Overcast through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain and snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the afternoon, then another trace later into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds W 25 to 37 mph with gusts up to 46 mph. Expected wind chill to be 7 to 20 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 703ft
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Monday
↑27° / ↓18°
iconWinds: NW 15 to 27 mph, then W 8 to 17 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑23° / ↓18°
Skies
Mostly cloudy before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Flurries possible in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds NW 15 to 27 mph with gusts up to 32 mph. Wind chill expected to be -5 to 5 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑20° / ↓19°
Skies
Partly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds W 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be -4 to 10 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 703ft
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Tuesday
↑37° / ↓17°
iconWinds: E 8 to 17 mph, then SW 10 to 21 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑26° / ↓17°
Skies
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the early morning, then another trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds
Morning winds E 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be 1 to 18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑37° / ↓35°
Skies
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain and snow in the afternoon.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 10 to 21 mph with gusts up to 26 mph. Wind chill expected to be 27 to 30 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 703ft
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Snow Maker's Corner

Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature28°
  • Soil Low Temperature27°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature27°
  • Soil Low Temperature24°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature29°
  • Soil Low Temperature26°
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature32°
  • Soil Low Temperature30°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature32°
  • Soil Low Temperature26°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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