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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
343 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ056>059-011645-
/O.UPG.KGRR.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150202T1100Z/
/O.EXA.KGRR.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T1100Z/
OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
343 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW HAS DEVELOPED AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SNOW
   MAY BE HEAVY AT TIME THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

 * TOTAL SNOWFALL 7 TO 11 INCHES EXPECTED BY MONDAY MORNING.

 * NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON CREATING BLOWING AND
   DRIFTING CONDITIONS.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY TONIGHT.

 * RESTRICTED VISIBILITY FROM SNOW AND DRIFTING WILL REDUCE
   TRAVEL SPEEDS AND MAY RESULT IN ACCIDENTS.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER AND HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/5OG.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
343 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ064>067-071>074-011645-
/O.CON.KGRR.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T1100Z/
ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOLLAND...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...
LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
343 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW HAS DEVELOPED AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW MAY
   BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTEROON AND EVENING.

 * TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 8 TO 14 INCHES EXPECTED BY MONDAY MORNING.
   HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO JACKSON WHERE A
   FOOT OR MORE OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

 * NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT CREATING BLOWING AND
   DRIFTING CONDITIONS.

IMPACTS...

 * VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS

 * EVENT DELAYS AND CLOSURES

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO A FEW
   CAR LENGTHS AT TIMES...RESULTING IN SOME ACCIDENTS AND
   SLIDEOFFS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
329 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN THROUGH TONIGHT...

MIZ060>063-011700-
/O.UPG.KDTX.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150202T1200Z/
/O.EXA.KDTX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T1200Z/
SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-ST. CLAIR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OWOSSO...FLINT...LAPEER...PORT HURON
329 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7
AM EST MONDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL EXPAND ACROSS SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN
   THROUGH THE MORNING PERIOD.

 * SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
   EVENING HOURS. SNOW WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH
   SNOWFALL RATES UP TO AN INCH PER HOUR.

 * SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT...TAPERING OFF EARLY MONDAY
   MORNING.

 * TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 7 TO 11 INCHES.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL FALLING TO ABOUT 10 BELOW ZERO TONIGHT.

IMPACTS...

* SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
   EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
   VISIT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/RR8

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
329 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN THROUGH TONIGHT...

MIZ068>070-011700-
/O.CON.KDTX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T1200Z/
LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOWELL...PONTIAC...WARREN
329 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL EXPAND ACROSS SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN
   THROUGH THE MORNING PERIOD.

 * SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
   EVENING HOURS. SNOW WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH
   SNOWFALL RATES UP TO AN INCH PER HOUR.

 * SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT...TAPERING OFF EARLY MONDAY
   MORNING.

 * TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 7 TO 11 INCHES.

 * LOCALIZED BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
   TONIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL FALLING TO ABOUT 10 BELOW ZERO TONIGHT.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY RESULTING IN
   HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW IS
   EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT
   HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/RR8

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
329 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN THROUGH TONIGHT...

MIZ075-076-082-083-011700-
/O.CON.KDTX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T1200Z/
WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANN ARBOR...DETROIT...ADRIAN...MONROE
329 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL EXPAND ACROSS SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN
   THROUGH THE MORNING PERIOD.

 * SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
   EVENING HOURS. SNOW WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH
   SNOWFALL RATES UP TO AN INCH PER HOUR.

 * SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT...TAPERING OFF EARLY MONDAY
   MORNING.

 * TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 14 INCHES.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL FALLING TO ABOUT 10 BELOW ZERO TONIGHT.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY RESULTING IN
   DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW IS
   EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR
   ACTIVITY VERY HAZARDOUS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT
   HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/RR8

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
956 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

MIZ077>080-011100-
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0900Z/
BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...
BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS...STURGIS...
THREE RIVERS...WHITE PIGEON...MENDON...COLDWATER...BRONSON
956 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST MONDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * HEAVY SNOW...8 TO 12 INCHES STORM TOTAL. THE PERIOD OF
   HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS ON SUNDAY.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO
   SUNDAY NIGHT.

IMPACTS...

 * PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAKING
   TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE. SOME UNPLOWED ROADS WILL
   BECOME IMPASSIBLE.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

 * VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES IN HEAVY
   SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

TIMING...

 * SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO OVERSPREAD THE AREA LATE THIS EVENING AND
   THEN CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM WEST
   TO EAST LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. THE PERIOD OF HEAVIEST SNOW IS
   EXPECTED DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS ON SUNDAY.

CONFIDENCE...

 * CONFIDENCE IS VERY HIGH THAT HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR. HOWEVER
   THERE IS MEDIUM CONFIDENCE WITH RESPECT TO EXACT AMOUNTS AND
   THE EXACT LOCATION OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
956 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

MIZ081-OHZ001-002-004-005-015-016-011100-
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0002.150201T0300Z-150202T1200Z/
HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILLSDALE...LITCHFIELD...JONESVILLE...
BRYAN...MONTPELIER...WAUSEON...ARCHBOLD...FAYETTE...SWANTON...
DEFIANCE...SHERWOOD...HICKSVILLE...NAPOLEON...DESHLER...
LIBERTY CENTER...PAULDING...ANTWERP...MELROSE...OTTAWA...
PANDORA...KALIDA...FORT JENNINGS
956 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * HEAVY SNOW...10 TO 15 INCHES STORM TOTAL. THE PERIOD OF
   HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS ON SUNDAY
   INTO SUNDAY EVENING.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO
   SUNDAY NIGHT.

IMPACTS...

 * PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAKING
   TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE. SOME UNPLOWED ROADS WILL
   BECOME IMPASSIBLE.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

 * VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW AND
   BLOWING SNOW.

TIMING...

 * SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA LATE THIS EVENING... AND THEN
   CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY... WITH SNOW TAPERING OFF LATE SUNDAY
   NIGHT.

CONFIDENCE...

 * CONFIDENCE IS VERY HIGH THAT HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR. HOWEVER
   THERE IS MEDIUM CONFIDENCE WITH RESPECT TO AMOUNTS AND THE
   EXACT LOCATION OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$


Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
929 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

LMZ080-671-673-675-777-779-872-874-876-878-011130-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.W.0008.150201T1800Z-150202T0700Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
929 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO 1 AM CST
MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST GALES TO 40 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 14 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 18 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
343 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ037>040-011645-
/O.EXA.KGRR.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150202T1100Z/
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...CLARE
343 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
MONDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.

 * TOTAL SNOWFALL 1 TO 3 INCHES EXPECTED BY MONDAY MORNING.

 * GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CREATE BLOWING AND DRIFTING.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

 * RESTRICTED VISIBILITY FROM SNOW AND DRIFTING WILL REDUCE
   TRAVEL SPEEDS AND MAY RESULT IN ACCIDENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER AND HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/5OG.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
343 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ043>046-050>052-011645-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150202T1100Z/
OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-GRATIOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HART...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...
MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON...GREENVILLE...ALMA
343 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
MONDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW HAS DEVELOPED AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.

 * TOTAL SNOWFALL 4 TO 7 INCHES EXPECTED BY MONDAY MORNING.

 * GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CREATE BLOWING AND DRIFTING.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

 * RESTRICTED VISIBILITY FROM SNOW AND DRIFTING WILL REDUCE
   TRAVEL SPEEDS AND MAY RESULT IN ACCIDENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER AND HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/5OG.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
329 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN THROUGH TONIGHT...

MIZ047>049-053>055-011700-
/O.NEW.KDTX.WW.Y.0005.150201T1200Z-150202T1200Z/
MIDLAND-BAY-HURON-SAGINAW-TUSCOLA-SANILAC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDLAND...BAY CITY...BAD AXE...
SAGINAW...CARO...SANDUSKY
329 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
THIS MORNING TO 7 AM EST MONDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL EXPAND ACROSS SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN
   THROUGH THE MORNING PERIOD.

 * SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
   EVENING HOURS. SNOW WILL BE MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY.

 * SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT...TAPERING OFF EARLY MONDAY
   MORNING.

 * TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL FALLING TO ABOUT 10 BELOW ZERO TONIGHT.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY RESULTING IN
   HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
   VISIT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/RR8

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
158 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ068>070-075-076-082-083-010900-
LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOWELL...PONTIAC...WARREN...ANN ARBOR...
DETROIT...ADRIAN...MONROE
158 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 AM EST MONDAY...

WEATHER...

 * LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN ACROSS SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF LOWER
   MICHIGAN DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL REMAIN LIGHT WITH LESS THAN 1 INCH
   EXPECTED FOR AREAS IMPACTED THROUGH 4 AM EST.

 * VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 10 MPH.

 * AIR TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 27 AND 32 DEGREES.

IMPACTS...

 * ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL LEAD TO SLIPPERY ROADS PARTICULARLY ON
   BRIDGES...EXIT RAMPS...AND OVERPASSES.

 * LIGHT SNOW WILL CAUSE REDUCTIONS OF VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 2
   MILES.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND COLD TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN
   SLIPPERY CONDITIONS AND COMPROMISED TRAFFIC RATES THROUGHOUT
   THE COUNTY. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA
   TIME.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
   VISIT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/RR8

$$

CB


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
323 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-020830-
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-
323 AM EST SUN FEB 1 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.

LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST LOWER MICHIGAN LATER THIS MORNING INTO THIS
EVENING. THE BETTER SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED SOUTH OF ALPENA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

SMD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1056 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

LMZ844>849-MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-
012100-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-MASON-LAKE-
OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-
GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-
VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
1056 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT SOUTH OF
M-46. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED AS A WINTER STORM APPROACHES.
TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHERN
LOWER MICHIGAN...WITH MUCH LESS SNOWFALL FORECAST NEAR AND NORTH
OF I-96. SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS SUNDAY
AND SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH IMPACTS LASTING INTO MONDAY MORNING.
VISIBILITIES WILL BE GREATLY REDUCED IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
EVENT DELAYS AND CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND PERHAPS MONDAY
MORNING AS WELL.

HAZARDOUS WIND CHILLS OF 10 TO 15 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED
MONDAY...TUESDAY...THURSDAY...AND FRIDAY MORNINGS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED SUNDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
407 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

MIZ060>063-012115-
SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-ST. CLAIR-
407 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT STARTING LATE TONIGHT.
PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR
DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CONTINNUES THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. PLEASE
REFER TO THE LATEST URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR DETAILS.

THE POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR A PERIOD OF ACCUMULATING SNOW TO
DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN AGAIN LATE TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY
NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED...HOWEVER SPOTTER REPORTS
OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED ON SUNDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
407 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

MIZ068>070-075-076-082-083-012115-
LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
407 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT STARTING LATE TONIGHT. PLEASE
REFER TO THE LATEST URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTER STORM WARNING CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. PLEASE
REFER TO THE LATEST URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR DETAILS.

THE POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR A PERIOD OF ACCUMULATING SNOW TO
DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN AGAIN LATE TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY
NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED...HOWEVER SPOTTER REPORTS
OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED ON SUNDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
557 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-LMZ043-046-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-
002-004-005-015-016-024-025-011100-
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-STARKE-
PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-WHITE-CASS IN-
MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-JAY-
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-
DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-ALLEN OH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...ELKHART...GOSHEN...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...ANGOLA...
KENDALLVILLE...LIGONIER...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...NORTH JUDSON...
WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...ROCHESTER...WARSAW...
WINONA LAKE...COLUMBIA CITY...SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...
MONTICELLO...BROOKSTON...LOGANSPORT...PERU...WABASH...
NORTH MANCHESTER...HUNTINGTON...BLUFFTON...OSSIAN...DECATUR...
BERNE...MARION...HARTFORD CITY...MONTPELIER...PORTLAND...NILES...
BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...
STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...COLDWATER...HILLSDALE...BRYAN...WAUSEON...
ARCHBOLD...DEFIANCE...NAPOLEON...PAULDING...ANTWERP...OTTAWA...
PANDORA...VAN WERT...DELPHOS...LIMA
557 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015 /457 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OHIO...
NORTHERN INDIANA...SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN AND THE NEARSHORE WATERS
OF SOUTHEASTERN LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR FAR SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
AND A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN INDIANA AND
NORTHWEST OHIO STARTING TONIGHT FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW. PLEASE SEE THE WINTER STORM PRODUCT ISSUED FROM THIS
OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR FAR SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
AND A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN INDIANA AND
NORTHWEST OHIO CONTINUING SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT FOR HEAVY SNOW
AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. PLEASE SEE THE WINTER STORM PRODUCT
ISSUED FROM THIS OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH SATURDAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...OR
CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ031-011000-
MANISTEE COUNTY...MANISTEE-
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. TEMPERATURE 20. NORTHEAST
WINDS 11 MPH.
AT  6 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 18. NORTHEAST
WINDS 11 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 15. NORTHEAST
WINDS 11 MPH.
AT 10 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 13. NORTHEAST
WINDS 12 MPH. WIND CHILL 1 BELOW.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ032-011000-
WEXFORD COUNTY...CADILLAC-
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 15. NORTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  6 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 14. NORTHEAST
WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 11. NORTHEAST
WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 10 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 7 ABOVE. EAST
WINDS 11 MPH. WIND CHILL 8 BELOW.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ033-011000-
MISSAUKEE COUNTY...LAKE CITY-
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. TEMPERATURE 15. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  6 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 13. NORTHEAST
WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 10 ABOVE.
NORTHEAST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 10 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 7 ABOVE. EAST
WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ034-011000-
ROSCOMMON COUNTY...HOUGHTON LAKE-
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. TEMPERATURE 14. NORTHEAST
WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  6 AM...SNOW LIKELY. TEMPERATURE 12. NORTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  8 AM...SNOW LIKELY. TEMPERATURE 9 ABOVE. NORTHEAST WINDS
9 MPH.
AT 10 AM...SNOW LIKELY. TEMPERATURE 7 ABOVE. EAST WINDS 10 MPH.
WIND CHILL 8 BELOW.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ035-011000-
OGEMAW COUNTY...WEST BRANCH-
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. TEMPERATURE 16. NORTHEAST
WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  6 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 13. NORTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  8 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 11. NORTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 10 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 10 ABOVE. NORTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ036-011000-
IOSCO COUNTY...EAST TAWAS-
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. TEMPERATURE 18. NORTH
WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  6 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 16. NORTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  8 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 13. NORTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 10 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 10 ABOVE. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
WIND CHILL 4 BELOW.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ041-011000-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. TEMPERATURE 19. NORTHEAST
WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  6 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 17. NORTHEAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  8 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 14. NORTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT 10 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 12. NORTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ042-011000-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
300 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. TEMPERATURE 21. NORTH
WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  6 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 19. NORTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  8 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 16. NORTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 10 AM...SNOW. TEMPERATURE 12. NORTHEAST WINDS 11 MPH. WIND
CHILL 2 BELOW.

$$

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