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3 products issued by NWS for: Empire MI

Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
700 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

MIZ020-101400-
LEELANAU COUNTY...LELAND-
700 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.NOW...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

AT  8 AM...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY
AT TIMES. TEMPERATURE 17. NORTH WINDS 21 MPH.
AT 10 AM...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY
AT TIMES. TEMPERATURE 15. NORTH WINDS 21 MPH.
AT 12 PM...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY
AT TIMES. TEMPERATURE 16. NORTH WINDS 20 MPH.
AT  2 PM...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY
AT TIMES. TEMPERATURE 16. NORTH WINDS 20 MPH.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
424 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-111100-
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-
424 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE DOWNWIND OF THE GREAT LAKES
TODAY...WITH HEAVIEST SNOWFALL LIKELY OVER NORTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN ALONG AND WEST OF THE US-131 CORRIDOR. SEE ONGOING
ADVISORIES AND WARNINGS FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH
OCCASIONAL HEAVIER SNOW BURSTS EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY THURSDAY
NIGHT ACROSS EASTERN UPPER AND FRIDAY OVER NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
WITH PASSAGE OF AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT.

BITTERLY COLD AIR WILL PUSH INTO NORTHERN MICHIGAN BEHIND THE
ARCTIC FRONT STARTING FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING SATURDAY.
DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS ARE LIKELY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY.

COLD TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK MAY LEAD TO ICE
JAMMING ON AREA RIVERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AT ANY TIME.
REPORTS MAY BE MADE IN ANY OF THESE THREE WAYS:

ONLINE:   WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD

FACEBOOK: FACEBOOK.COM/NWSGAYLORD

TWITTER:  TWITTER.COM/NWSGAYLORD

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

JPB




Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
411 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

MIZ020-025-026-031-032-102300-
/O.CON.KAPX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160210T2300Z/
LEELANAU-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORTHPORT...FRANKFORT...TRAVERSE CITY...
MANISTEE...CADILLAC
411 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING.

* PERIODS OF HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH
  TODAY...WITH A DIMINISHING TREND THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* VERY LOW VISIBILITIES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DURING THE
  MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...GO TO THE MDOT
WEBSITE AT MICHIGAN.GOV.

$$



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