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Whitecap Mountains ↑13° ↓10° Forecast:   1" Base:   6"
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Today's Forecast
↑13° ↓10°
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  • Dewpoint↓9° / ↑6°
  • Humidity↓70% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth6"
Cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening. Chance of snow after daylight and then snow in the afternoon.
Expected snowfall to be a dusting in the early morning, then another dusting before noon.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds NE 5 to 14 mph through the morning shifting to S 11 to 22 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 28 mph. Expected wind chill to be -12 to 0 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 22nd
↑32° ↓12°
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  • Dewpoint↓22° / ↑5°
  • Humidity↓72% / ↑87%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth5"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening.
No snow throughout the day.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds S 16 to 28 mph through the morning shifting to S 17 to 29 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 36 mph. Wind chill expected to be -13 to 16 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 23rd
↑40° ↓35°
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  • Dewpoint↓33° / ↑34°
  • Humidity↓82% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth5"
Overcast throughout the day. Chance of rain in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the afternoon, then another trace amount later into the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds S 15 to 27 mph through the morning shifting to S 8 to 19 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 38 mph. Wind chill expected to be 19 to 26 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 24th
↑37° ↓27°
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  • Dewpoint↓31° / ↑28°
  • Humidity↓91% / ↑98%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Overcast throughout the day. Chance of rain and snow after daylight and then rain and snow in the afternoon.
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount in the early morning, then another trace before noon.
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds W 7 to 16 mph through the morning becoming NW 5 to 14 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 18 mph. Expected wind chill to be 12 to 25 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 25th
↑29° ↓25°
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  • Dewpoint↓23° / ↑23°
  • Humidity↓86% / ↑93%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow2"
  • Regional Snow Depth2"
Overcast throughout the day. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount in the early morning followed by another trace amount before noon and a trace in the afternoon followed by another dusting into the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.06 to 0.3 inches
Winds N 8 to 19 mph through the morning shifting to N 7 to 16 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be 6 to 13 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 26th
↑25° ↓18°
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  • Dewpoint↓18° / ↑16°
  • Humidity↓88% / ↑90%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow2"
  • Regional Snow Depth3"
Overcast throughout the day. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the early morning, then another trace before noon and a trace in the afternoon followed by another dusting in the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds 8 to 17 mph through the morning becoming 7 to 16 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be -5 to 4 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update18 Nov @ 03:11
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth( Estimate ) 6"
  • Today's Snow Potential1"
Comments
None Reported
  • High Lift Elevation1750
  • Base Elevation1350
  • Vertical Drop400ft
  • Longest Trail1mi
  • Trails0 of 35
  • Lifts0 of 9
  • Acreage0 of 500 ( 0% )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
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Conditions
  • Humidity57%
  • Dewpoint
  • SustainedN 0mph
  • GustingN 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow DepthUnreported
Comments
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Location
Ironwood, Gogebic-Iron County Airport, MI
  • Elevation1,535ft
  • UpdatedNov 21 @ 01:19
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Location
  • City: Iron Belt
  • State: Wisconsin
  • 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
October 31, 2018 - Western US Short and Long Range Weather Outlook
It's all in the video...

If you check our long range season outlook posted in September, we have it covered, snow happening as planned, and more to come as we expected, no surprises:



It's also helpful to stay updated via our forecasts for individual resorts, for the finer details.

Expanded Outlook

Wednesday
↑13° / ↓10°
iconWinds: NE 5 to 14 mph, then S 11 to 22 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑13° / ↓10°
Sky
Overcast through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting in the early morning, then another dusting before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds NE 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Expected wind chill to be -12 to -4 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑12° / ↓11°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon.
Snow
Flurries possible.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds S 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 28 mph. Expected wind chill to be -12 to 0 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,594ft
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Thursday
↑32° / ↓12°
iconWinds: S 16 to 28 mph, then S 17 to 29 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑24° / ↓12°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds S 16 to 28 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be -13 to 1 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑32° / ↓24°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds S 17 to 29 mph with gusts up to 36 mph. Expected wind chill to be 1 to 16 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,594ft
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Friday
↑40° / ↓35°
iconWinds: S 15 to 27 mph, then S 8 to 19 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑40° / ↓35°
Sky
Cloudy before noon.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 15 to 27 mph with gusts up to 38 mph. Wind chill expected to be 19 to 24 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑38° / ↓36°
Sky
Overcast into the evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon and then rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the afternoon, then another trace in the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds S 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be 24 to 26 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,594ft
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Saturday
↑37° / ↓27°
iconWinds: W 7 to 16 mph, then NW 5 to 14 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑37° / ↓33°
Sky
Cloudy through the morning. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the early morning, then another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Expected wind chill to be 20 to 25 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑33° / ↓27°
Sky
Cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain and snow in the afternoon.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Expected wind chill to be 12 to 21 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,594ft
temperature graph
Sunday
↑29° / ↓25°
iconWinds: N 8 to 19 mph, then N 7 to 16 mph
iconForecast Snow: 2"
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AM

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↑29° / ↓27°
Sky
Cloudy before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount in the early morning, then another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Morning winds N 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be 10 to 13 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑27° / ↓25°
Sky
Cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace amount in the afternoon followed by another trace amount in the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.05 to 0.23 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds N 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be 6 to 11 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,594ft
temperature graph
Monday
↑25° / ↓18°
iconWinds: 8 to 17 mph, then 7 to 16 mph
iconForecast Snow: 2"
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AM

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↑24° / ↓21°
Sky
Overcast before noon. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the early morning, then another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Winds
Morning winds 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Expected wind chill to be -1 to 4 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑21° / ↓18°
Sky
Cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a dusting in the afternoon, then another trace into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.13 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds 7 to 16 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Wind chill expected to be -5 to 0 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 1,594ft
temperature graph

Snow Maker's Corner

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  • Soil High Temperature25°
  • Soil Low Temperature20°
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  • Soil Low Temperature28°
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