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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1143 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI...
  MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI...
  LAKE MICHIGAN MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM OFF SHORE TO
  MID LAKE...

* UNTIL 145 AM EDT

* AT 1140 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM
  67 NM NORTHEAST OF NEW BUFFALO TO 44 NM NORTHWEST OF BURNS
  HARBOR...MOVING SOUTH AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  LAKE MICHIGAN MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM OFF SHORE TO
  MID LAKE AROUND 1220 AM EDT.
  NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI AROUND 1230 AM EDT.
  MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI AROUND 100 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS...SMALL HAIL...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4212 8696 4213 8660 4211 8649 4210 8649
      4189 8662 4183 8670 4175 8684 4173 8690
      4180 8696
TIME...MOT...LOC 0343Z 340DEG 22KT 4259 8573 4236 8675
          4215 8777

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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