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Wintry Weather Continues

Lake effect continues with better bands shifting to the northwest today. Amounts are expected to be light to moderate today, but could be heavier tonight into Wednesday morning. Another round of lake effect snow is possible Thursday through Friday night for the favored northwest flow snowbelt areas. Read More >


On or around December 17th, 2020, the NWS is launching a new radar page for offices across the country at Please have patience with the new radar page (and this FAQ page), as there will be a few bumps along the road as we all make the switch from the old to the new!

***NOTE:  At this time, please open the preview/new radar page in a new tab or new browser window. Once you have made a selection on the radar page, you can no longer click the "back" button in your browser to go back to whatever you were looking at before the radar page. As of 320pm EST 1/7/2021.***

The NWS office in Gaylord, MI has put together two video tutorials on how to use the new website:

Part 1: Basics
Part 2: Advanced


In addition, the NWS and some of its offices have created tutorials and "how-to" pages to help you make the transition. Here are a selection of some of the resources available to you:


The New Radar FAQs Page
Playlist of NWS How To Videos
NWS State College, PA How To Page


If you have further questions, please visit our Facebook or Twitter pages.

If you would like to provide feedback on the new radar page, please direct comments to

You may get an automatic reply email after submitting feedback to this email. Note:  emails sent to this feedback address do not go to local offices. 

(If your email program is not set up to automatically start a new email message when clicking on an email address, copy and paste the above email address into your email program.) The feedback email address has been updated as of 1/7/2020.