Forecast Details for Clarkston, MI

Recent Locations: Clarkston, MI  
Today: A slight chance of showers after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight: A chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday: Showers. High near 65. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night: A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night: A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night: Showers likely before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Friday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

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Weather Topic: What is Snow?

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Snow is precipitation taking the form of ice crystals. Each ice crystal, or snowflake, has unique characteristics, but all of them grow in a hexagonal structure. Snowfall can last for sustained periods of time and result in significant buildup of snow on the ground.

On the earth's surface, snow starts out light and powdery, but as it begins to melt it tends to become more granular, producing small bits of ice which have the consistency of sand. After several cycles of melting and freezing, snow can become very dense and ice-like, commonly known as snow pack.

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Weather Topic: What are Stratus Clouds?

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Stratus clouds are similar to altostratus clouds, but form at a lower altitude and are identified by their fog-like appearance, lacking the distinguishing features of most clouds.

Stratus clouds are wider than most clouds, and their base has a smooth, uniform look which is lighter in color than a nimbostratus cloud. The presence of a stratus cloud indicates the possibility of minor precipitation, such as drizzle, but heavier precipitation does not typically arrive in the form of a stratus cloud.

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