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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
320 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-040830-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-CHIPPEWA-
MACKINAC-EMMET-CHEBOYGAN-PRESQUE ISLE-CHARLEVOIX-LEELANAU-ANTRIM-
OTSEGO-MONTMORENCY-ALPENA-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-KALKASKA-CRAWFORD-
OSCODA-ALCONA-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-MISSAUKEE-ROSCOMMON-OGEMAW-IOSCO-
GLADWIN-ARENAC-
320 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...
EASTERN UPPER MICHIGAN...AND ADJACENT NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN...LAKE HURON AND LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE REGION THIS MORNING AND
CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND
SLIPPERY. THE SNOW WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST LATER IN THE
AFTERNOON...POSSIBLY MIXING WITH OR CHANGING OVER TO A PERIOD OF
FREEZING DRIZZLE INTO THE EARLY EVENING. PLEASE REFER TO THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

LOW WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY
NIGHT/THURSDAY MORNING AND AGAIN THURSDAY NIGHT/FRIDAY MORNING.

PERSISTENT COLD WEATHER THROUGH THE WEEK WILL CONTINUE THE THREAT
FOR ICE JAMS AND POSSIBLE FLOODING ON AREA RIVERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY INTO
TONIGHT AND ICE JAMS ANY TIME THEY ARE OBSERVED. REPORTS MAY BE
MADE IN ONE OF THREE WAYS:

ONLINE: WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD
FACEBOOK: FACEBOOK.COM/NWSGAYLORD
TWITTER: TWITTER.COM/NWSGAYLORD

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

AJS/SMD




Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

MIZ020-031100-
LEELANAU COUNTY...LELAND-
400 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.NOW...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

AT  5 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 16. SOUTH WINDS
5 MPH.
AT  7 AM...SNOW LIKELY. TEMPERATURE 20. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  9 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 22. SOUTH WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 11 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 24. SOUTH WINDS 8 MPH.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
328 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND SLICK TRAVEL TODAY...

MIZ008-015>034-031630-
/O.CON.KAPX.WW.Y.0042.150303T1200Z-150304T0000Z/
CHIPPEWA-MACKINAC-EMMET-CHEBOYGAN-PRESQUE ISLE-CHARLEVOIX-
LEELANAU-ANTRIM-OTSEGO-MONTMORENCY-ALPENA-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-
KALKASKA-CRAWFORD-OSCODA-ALCONA-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-MISSAUKEE-
ROSCOMMON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAULT STE. MARIE...ST. IGNACE...
PETOSKEY...CHEBOYGAN...ROGERS CITY...CHARLEVOIX...NORTHPORT...
MANCELONA...GAYLORD...ATLANTA...ALPENA...FRANKFORT...
TRAVERSE CITY...KALKASKA...GRAYLING...MIO...HARRISVILLE...
MANISTEE...CADILLAC...LAKE CITY...HOUGHTON LAKE
328 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS
MORNING TO 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE INTO THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING OFF TO FLURRIES.

* WORST CONDITIONS EXPECTED...MID MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON
  WHERE SNOWFALL RATES OF UP TO 1 INCH PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE.

* TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW THROUGH THIS
  EVENING WITH SLIGHTLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE FROM THE TIP OF
  THE MITT INTO PARTS OF EASTERN UPPER.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND SLICK TRAVEL. AREAS OF
  REDUCED VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



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