High pressure will build across the eastern Great Lakes today. A few flurries will linger downwind of the lake today, but in general most locations should see a quiet but cold day.
A clipper-system will move into the Great Lakes this evening, then pass just to our north Thursday morning. Snow associated with this system will spread across the area tonight and continue into Thursday. Accumulations with this feature are expected to remain light.
High pressure will build back across the area Thursday night and Friday with fair weather expected.
Here is the forecast: For today, partly sunny with highs around 10 degrees. Winds SW 5-10 mph. Wind chills -5 to -15.
Tonight, becoming cloudy with snow likely, mainly after midnight. Lows 0 to 5. Winds S 5-10 mph. Wind chills 0 to -10.
Thursday, snow likely during the morning, then a chance of snow showers during the afternoon. Highs will be around 15. Winds NW 10-15 mph. Wind chills 0 to -10.
Thursday night, partly cloudy with lows 3 to -4.
Friday, partly cloudy during the morning, then increasing clouds during the afternoon. Highs 12 to 16.
Looking ahead: A strong cold front will approach Friday night, and move across the area on Saturday. Snow will break out Friday night and continue through Saturday morning before tapering to snow showers. Lows Friday night will be in the low teens with highs on Saturday in the mid 20s.
We will see a chance of snow showers Saturday night with lows around 0. It will be partly cloudy with a chance of snow showers on Sunday with highs in the mid teens.
Another clipper will cross the area Sunday night and Monday with more snow showers expected. Lows Sunday night will be around 0 with highs on Monday in the low teens.