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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
650 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LMZ221-220900-
GREEN BAY NORTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK ISLAND
PASSAGE-
650 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

NOTE...WAVE HEIGHT FORECASTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
650 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LMZ248-250-220900-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO POINT DETOUR MI-
5NM EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRPORT MI TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE-
650 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY...POSSIBLY
MIXED WITH RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN...POSSIBLY MIXED
WITH SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
537 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

LMZ221-220645-
/O.EXT.KMQT.SC.Y.0118.000000T0000Z-141223T1800Z/
GREEN BAY NORTH OF LINE FROM CEDAR RIVER MI TO ROCK ISLAND
PASSAGE-
537 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 22 KNOTS FROM THE EAST...WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 25 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  8 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 12 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM EST TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 AM EST TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
537 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

LMZ248-250-220645-
/O.EXT.KMQT.SC.Y.0118.000000T0000Z-141223T2200Z/
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO POINT DETOUR MI-
5NM EAST OF A LINE FROM FAIRPORT MI TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE-
537 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE EAST...WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 26 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  8 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 12 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM EST TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 AM EST TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

KEC

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
334 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CAUSE BUILDING WAVES ON
LAKE MICHIGAN...

.PERSISTENT SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CAUSE WAVES TO BUILD TO
4 TO 7 FEET ON LAKE MICHIGAN LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING. THE HIGH WAVES WILL RESULT IN BOATING CONDITIONS
THAT ARE HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT.

LMZ541>543-220545-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-141223T1500Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY WI TO TWO RIVERS WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS WI TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
334 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
TUESDAY...

* SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED.

* WAVES WILL BUILD TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OVER 20 KNOTS OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
333 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ541>543-220615-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WASHINGTON ISLAND TO SHEBOYGAN-
333 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG.
.MONDAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY...S WIND 10 TO 15 KTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT...EASING TO 3 TO 5 FT. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

SEE LAKE MICHIGAN OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR WISCONSIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
248 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ643-221030-
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
248 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.THROUGH EARLY EVENING...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH
CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH AROUND
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS EASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
340 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

LMZ846>849-220445-
/O.EXT.KGRR.SC.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-141223T0000Z/
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
340 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

* WAVES...WAVES WILL BE IN THE 3 TO 6 FOOT RANGE THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OR WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

DUKE

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
239 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...BREEZY SOUTH WINDS AND HIGH WAVES...

.AS LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS...BREEZY
SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST INTO MONDAY NIGHT. THE
SOUTHERLY FETCH WILL GENERATE HIGH WAVES DURING THIS PERIOD. THE
WINDS AND WAVES WILL SUBSIDE ON TUESDAY AS THE WEAKENING LOW
PRESSURE AREA MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

LMZ643-220445-
/O.EXT.KMKX.SC.Y.0098.000000T0000Z-141223T1200Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
239 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES: 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
339 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ849-220430-
PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
339 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
729 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

WIZ017-220400-
TAYLOR-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MEDFORD
729 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SOME SLIPPERY ROADS THIS EVENING...

THE COMBINATION OF EARLIER SNOW...DRIZZLE AND TEMPERATURES
HOVERING AROUND FREEZING HAS RESULTED IN SOME SLIPPERY ROADS
ACROSS TAYLOR COUNTY. EXPECT THE DRIZZLE TO PERSIST THROUGH 10 PM
WITH A POSSIBLE BRIEF CHANGE BACK TO SNOW AROUND 10 PM. USE
CAUTION IF TRAVELING THIS EVENING.

$$

AJ

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
535 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

WIZ005-010>012-018-019-220400-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-LINCOLN-LANGLADE-
535 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...A COUPLE OF PERIODS OF SNOW TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...

A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A COUPLE PERIODS OF SNOW TO
MUCH OF NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN FOR THE NEW WORK WEEK. THE FIRST
PERIOD OF SNOW IS ALREADY ONGOING AND WILL CONTINUE INTO LATE
TONIGHT WHERE AN 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.
AFTER A BREAK IN THE PRECIPITATION MONDAY MORNING...ANOTHER PERIOD
OF SNOW OR SNOW MIXTURE WILL SPREAD OVER THE REGION MONDAY
AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY MORNING. BETWEEN 2 TO 4 INCHES OF
ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
OR FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY ALSO OCCUR DURING THIS PERIOD FOR THE
FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK.

LOCALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE...SO MOTORISTS
AND PEDESTRIANS SHOULD PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY DRIVING CONDITIONS
FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
535 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

WIZ013-020-021-030-031-035>037-073-074-220400-
NORTHERN MARINETTE-MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO-MARATHON-SHAWANO-
WOOD-PORTAGE-WAUPACA-SOUTHERN MARINETTE-SOUTHERN OCONTO-
535 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...A COUPLE OF PERIODS OF MIXED PRECIPITATION TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING...

A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A COUPLE OF PERIODS OF MIXED
PRECIPITATION OF SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE TO PARTS OF CENTRAL
WISCONSIN AND FAR NORTHEAST WISCONSIN FOR THE NEW WORK WEEK. THE
FIRST PERIOD OF MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR FROM THIS EVENING
INTO MONDAY MORNING. AROUND INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
POSSIBLE. AFTER A BREAK IN THE PRECIPITATION MONDAY MORNING...
ANOTHER PERIOD OF MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD OVER THE REGION
MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY MORNING. BETWEEN 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE MIXED
PRECIPITATION.

LOCALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE...SO MOTORISTS
AND PEDESTRIANS SHOULD PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY DRIVING CONDITIONS
FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK.

$$

KALLAS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
627 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
230030-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
627 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA... AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

FOG IS EXPECTED TONIGHT. THE FOG COULD BECOME DENSE LATE TONIGHT
WITH VISIBILITY LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A WINTER SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE OUTLOOK AREA MONDAY INTO TUESDAY
NIGHT. SNOW IS LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL
MINNESOTA BY MONDAY EVENING. RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW IN EASTERN
MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN MONDAY NIGHT. LIGHT TO MODERATE
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA BY THE
TIME THE SNOW ENDS TUESDAY EVENING. AT THIS TIME...2 TO 4 INCHES
OF SNOW IS EXPECTED NORTH OF A LINE FROM MANKATO...TO THE TWIN
CITIES...TO RICE LAKE IN WISCONSIN. TOTALS NEAR AND SOUTH OF THIS
LINE WILL RANGE FROM TRACE AMOUNTS TO A COUPLE INCHES. HOLIDAY
TRAVELERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR LATER FORECASTS CONCERNING
THIS EVENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
342 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-221000-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
342 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH TONIGHT. ROADS COULD BECOME SLIPPERY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

WIDESPREAD LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH CHRISTMAS
EVE...WITH THE POTENTIAL TO IMPACT HOLIDAY TRAVEL. A MIX OF RAIN
AND SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES AS WELL. THERE REMAINS
UNCERTAINTY ON THE TRACK AND STRENGTH OF THE STORM SO BE SURE TO
CHECK THE FORECAST FOR UPDATES.

AT THIS TIME...THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW APPEARS TO BE
ACROSS THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD REGION...MAINLY ALONG THE HIGHER
TERRAIN INLAND FROM LAKE SUPERIOR LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL AND FREEZING DRIZZLE REPORTS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED AND
CAN BE SHARED WITH US VIA PHONE OR SOCIAL MEDIA. IN ADDITION...
REAL TIME REPORTS OF PRECIPITATION TYPE CAN BE SUBMITTED USING THE
FREE MPING SMART PHONE APP.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
319 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-222130-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE-LINCOLN-LANGLADE-
MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO-DOOR-MARATHON-SHAWANO-WOOD-PORTAGE-
WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-
MANITOWOC-SOUTHERN MARINETTE-SOUTHERN OCONTO-
319 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING DRIZZLE AT TIMES AFTER
MIDNIGHT...IS EXPECTED INTO MONDAY MORNING. MOST OF THE SNOW WILL
FALL ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND FAR NORTHEAST WISCONSIN THIS
EVENING. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM MARSHFIELD TO KESHENA TO CRIVITZ. THE
SNOW...AND POSSIBLY A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE...WILL RESULT IN SLIPPERY
ROADS DURING THE PERIOD...SO MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS POSSIBLE MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY DUE TO
PERIODS OF SNOW AND MIXED PRECIPITATION. THE SNOW MAY BECOME
MODERATE AT TIMES WITH 2 TO 4 INCHES ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE MONDAY
NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING OVER NORTH-CENTRAL WISCONSIN. A MIX OF
SNOW...FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
PARTS OF CENTRAL AND FAR NORTHEAST WISCONSIN FROM MONDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY.

RAIN EXPECTED OVER EASTERN WISCONSIN MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING COMBINED WITH MILD CONDITIONS ON TUESDAY MAY PRODUCE
CHANGING ICE CONDITIONS ON AREA LAKES AND RIVERS. EXTRA CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED ON AREA LAKES AND RIVERS THIS WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO FORWARD SNOWFALL MEASUREMENTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREEN BAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
330 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

LMZ643>646-221045-
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
330 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE GREAT PLAINS. BREEZY AND GUSTY
SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL RESULT IN BUILDING WAVES. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
DUE TO BREEZY SOUTHEAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES.

$$


WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
328 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-222030-
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-LUCE-
GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-DELTA-SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
328 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014 /228 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN UPPER
MICHIGAN AND CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

LIGHT SLUSHY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
TONIGHT OVER WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY OVER MUCH OF UPPER MICHIGAN. THE MOST SNOW IS EXPECTED
TO OCCUR OVER THE WESTERN HALF OF UPPER MICHIGAN. THE SNOW WILL BE
WET AND HEAVY AND COULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY TRAVEL.

THERE IS STILL A POTENTIAL THAT ANOTHER STORM WILL AFFECT UPPER MICHIGAN
WITH A PERIOD OF MIXED PRECIPITATION CHANGING TO SNOW WEDNESDAY INTO
CHRISTMAS DAY. THE LATEST INDICATIONS ARE THAT THE WORST WEATHER WILL
REMAIN EAST OF UPPER MICHIGAN. THE TRACK AND INTENSITY OF THE STORM
REMAINS VERY UNCERTAIN THOUGH...SO THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS FOR THE
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY ARE ENCOURAGED TO STAY TUNED TO LATER FORECASTS.

MODERATE TO POSSIBLY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS EXPECTED IN WEST TO
NORTHWEST WINDS SNOWBELTS NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR LATE FRIDAY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE NEED FOR WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTS IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS
TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
220 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

WIZ017-029-221200-
TAYLOR-CLARK-
220 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PARTS OF NORTH CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW AND RAIN WILL FALL INTO THIS EVENING. MINOR SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY 29.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

PERIODS OF RAIN OR SNOW ARE EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...
TRANSITIONING TO ALL SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS EVE. LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW INCHES OR LESS COULD RESULT IN IMPACT ON
HOLIDAY TRAVEL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOW REPORTS WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

SHEA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
220 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ032>034-
041>044-053>055-061-221200-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-
CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
220 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PARTS OF SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA...NORTHEAST IOWA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG COULD REFORM TONIGHT...AND BECOME LOCALLY DENSE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

PERIODS OF RAIN OR SNOW ARE EXPECTED FROM MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...
TRANSITIONING TO ALL SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS EVE. LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR LESS COULD RESULT IN SOME IMPACT ON
HOLIDAY TRAVEL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

MIZ020-220300-
LEELANAU COUNTY...LELAND-
800 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 34. SOUTH WINDS 11 MPH.
AT 11 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 34. SOUTH WINDS 11 MPH.
AT  1 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 34. SOUTH WINDS 11 MPH.
AT  3 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. SOUTH WINDS 10 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

MIZ025-220300-
BENZIE COUNTY...FRANKFORT-
800 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 35. SOUTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT 11 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 35. SOUTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT  1 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 35. SOUTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT  3 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 35. SOUTH WINDS 13 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

MIZ031-220300-
MANISTEE COUNTY...MANISTEE-
800 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. SOUTH WINDS 11 MPH.
AT 11 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 34. SOUTH WINDS 11 MPH.
AT  1 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. SOUTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT  3 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 MPH.

$$

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