There is 88 percentage chance of rain and 4 mph winds from the East. By integrating our hyper-local weather data with Smart Home connected devices we are delievering predictive energy efficiency insight to homeowners and Utility companies. The Anderson reported receiving hurricane-force winds of 75 knots. There is 88 percentage chance of rain and 4 mph winds from the East. Light rain total 3mm , mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Of the more than 1000 ships that have found their graves under the icy waters of the Great Lakes, the Fitzgerald is still the largest ever to go down.
This storm would move northeast and intensify considerably over the next 36 hours as it moved into the Great Lakes region. A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes in surface area and volume. It was the largest ore carrier on the Great Lakes when it entered service. Weather forecast for places near Fitzgerald: Place Name 1—3 Day Summary 4—6 Day Summary 7—9 Day Summary 87 km Moderate rain total 14mm , heaviest on Sat night. Providing a local 3 hourly Fitzgerald weather forecast of rain, sun, wind, humidity and temperature.
Warm max 25°C on Thu afternoon, min 15°C on Wed night. There is 88 percentage chance of rain and 5 mph winds from the East-Northeast. There is 84 percentage chance of rain and 5 mph winds from the East. It suddenly sank around 17 miles from Whitefish Bay. To interpret the wind directions,. Light rain total 5mm , mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Conditions on the Great Lakes can be extremely treacherous and can produce high waves.
Given its immense size, it is capable of sustaining waves in excess of 10 meters 33 feet , about the height of a four-story home. There is 77 percentage chance of rain and 6 mph winds from the Northeast. Soon after, a gale warning was issued for Lake Superior. Fitzgerald has a population of 9013. The height of waves generated on the lakes is primarily a function of wind speed and the fetch, or distance, over which they are generated.
There is 73 percentage chance of rain and 8 mph winds from the South-Southwest. There is 51 percentage chance of rain and 6 mph winds from the West-Southwest. Purpose of Research: Meteorologists must have a thorough understanding of the science of meteorology and atmospheric motions in order to accurately predict the weather. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Some drizzle, heaviest during Mon night. There is 69 percentage chance of rain and 8 mph winds from the South-Southwest. West Coast Storm Bringing Widespread Impacts to California; Heavy Snow Expected Montana to Minnesota The first of two large storms will impact the West Coast this weekend bringing heavy rain, strong winds and heavy mountain snow to California.
Of secondary yet substantial importance is the degree of surface-layer stability present over the lake. See the links below the 10-day Fitzgerald weather forecast table for other cities and towns nearby along with weather conditions for local outdoor activities. There is more pollution than I'd like. As a result of this research, forecasters gained a better understanding of the effects of jet stream winds on the development of deepening low pressure storms. Northeast winds up to 5 mph in the evening becoming light. Chance of rain showers early in the evening then slight chance of rain showers late in the evening.
One area of meteorological study important to residents of the Great Lakes area is the interaction that takes place between the air, the land, and these huge bodies of water. There is 59 percentage chance of rain and 8 mph winds from the Southwest. How would you rate the air quality in Fitzgerald? Soon after, he asked the captain of the Anderson to assist him with radar plots until he could make it to Whitefish point. Its first voyage took place September 24, 1958. Marie locks and eventually the lower Great Lakes. There is a small amount of pollution. The entire crew of 29 people died when the vessel sank.
There is 88 percentage chance of rain and 5 mph winds from the East-Northeast. Air quality and pollution levels measured in a particular area may not be representative of the entire county. Light rain total 2mm , mostly falling on Mon night. There is 87 percentage chance of rain and 5 mph winds from the East-Northeast. Accurate forecasts of winds and waves on the lakes are critical to both the crews of the large freighters making their livings on the lakes and to the recreational boater or fisherman relaxing and enjoying time on the water. There is 71 percentage chance of rain and 8 mph winds from the Northeast.
No bodies were ever recovered from the wreckage. Steep, short-period waves can be particularly hazardous to large ships such as the Fitzgerald, especially when they exceed 5 meters 16 feet in height. View the Data: Background About the Fitzgerald The S. Research Methods: The information in this data set was taken from the transcripts of hearings following the sinking of the Fitzgerald. Perfectly warm weather and not much rain.