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Expect strong, blustery winds in Chippewa County until late this evening

Peak gusts of 55 miles per hour are being recorded at the airport
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Expect weather conditions to be gusty and blustery throughout the county until late this evening.

“We have a low pressure center passing by, just north of Lake Superior,” National Weather Service Meteorologist Ketih Berger said. “Peak gusts of 55 miles per hour are being recorded at the airport. 55 mile per hour gusts are going to continue through the day. The worst is happening now for the next hour (9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.) The wind is blowing and we have had up to 60 mile per hour winds.”

According to the National Weather Service Website, a chance of rain and snow showers is possible after 2 p.m. in Sault Ste. Marie.

It will remain cloudy with temperatures falling to about 33 degrees by 5 p.m. Winds will come from the southwest, blowing around 25 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph are predicted.

Winds will slow this evening into the night and remain breezy at 20 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph.

It will be cloudy with temperatures around 24 degrees. Precipitation is predicted to be around 50%. The chance of snow showers on Friday is 40% before 2 p.m. Temperatures will remain study at around 26 degrees.

The wind will come from the northwest at 10 to 15 mph, calming to around five mph overnight. Things will stay calm into the weekend, with temperatures of about 10 degrees on Saturday.

There is a 40% chance of snow showers before 8 p.m. The sun will finally peak out of the clouds on Sunday, with a high near 23.