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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-342-344>346-230000-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0083.141223T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
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-
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-
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$


WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKES HURON...
MICHIGAN AND SUPERIOR

LHZ349-230000-
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PERIODS OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE
OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1058 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LMZ846>849-230000-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-141223T0000Z/
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
1058 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 5 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1057 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ846-222215-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-
1057 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1057 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ847-222215-
GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
1057 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY FROM
LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1057 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ848-222215-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-
1057 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY FROM
LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS LATE AT NIGHT...THEN BACKING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS TOWARD
DAYBREAK. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1057 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ849-222215-
PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
1057 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY FROM
LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH. RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE AT NIGHT...THEN VEERING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS TOWARD
DAYBREAK. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

WAVES ARE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT IS THE AVERAGE OF
THE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM.

LHZ421-222215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
944 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...WAVES BUILDING IN EXCESS OF 4 FEET OVER LAKE HURON...

.A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE PLAINS TODAY WILL SUPPORT
INCREASING S-SE WINDS ACROSS LAKE HURON. THE LOW WILL SLOWLY ROTATE
INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. PERSISTENT LOW
LEVEL WARM AIR ADVECTION WILL INCREASE OVER LAKE STABILITY AND THUS
SUPPRESS PEAK WINDS FROM EXCEEDING 25 KNOTS. HOWEVER...WAVES WILL
STILL LIKELY REACH AROUND 4 FEET ACROSS NEARSHORE WATERS OF NORTHERN
THUMB REGION...AND HAVE ISSUED SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES. THE SURFACE
LOW WILL ACTUALLY WEAKEN AS IT LIFTS INTO THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES
ON TUESDAY. A SUBSEQUENT WEAKENING IN THE GRADIENT OVER LAKE HURON
WILL LEAD TO A DIMINISHING TREND IN THE WIND AND WAVES TUESDAY INTO
TUESDAY NIGHT. A SECONDARY SURFACE LOW IS FORECAST TO RAPIDLY DEEPEN
AS IT MOVES FROM THE DEEP SOUTH TUESDAY NIGHT AND IN BETWEEN THE
CENTRAL AND EASTERN GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE
TO STRENGTHEN AS IT LIFTS NORTHEAST OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
COLD AIR ADVECTION IN THE WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM WILL POSE THE RISK OF
GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE LAKES WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY
MORNING. ENOUGH UNCERTAINTY IN THE STRENGTH AND TRACK OF THIS SYSTEM
REMAINS AT THIS STAGE IN THE FORECAST TO HOLD OFF ON THE ISSUANCE OF
A GALE WATCH.

LHZ421-441-442-222100-
/O.NEW.KDTX.SC.Y.0065.141223T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
355 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM
EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 23 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 5 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 1 AM TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 11 AM TUESDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 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.

&&

$$

SF


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1003 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LMZ844>849-MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-
231030-
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-
1003 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW MAY LEAD TO SLICK TRAVEL TONIGHT
NORTH OF A LINE FROM ABOUT PENTWATER TO MOUNT PLEASANT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW COULD IMPACT TRAVEL WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

OSTUNO/MEADE

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
402 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-230915-
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND 5NM
OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
402 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE ERIE...LAKE
HURON AND LAKE ST CLAIR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF THE NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE HURON...REFER TO THE MARINE FORECASTS FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF THE NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE HURON...REFER TO THE MARINE FORECASTS FOR DETAILS.

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY
MORNING AS A RAPIDLY DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRAVERSES THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

YOU CAN OBTAIN YOUR LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS ONLINE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DETROIT (ALL LOWER CASE).

SF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
324 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-231200-
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-
324 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

A WINTRY MIXTURE OF SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN WILL DEVELOP OVER THE
HIGHER TERRAIN AND TIP OF THE MITT AREAS OF NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
THROUGH LATE EVENING...WITH THIS PRECIPITATION MOVING INTO EASTERN
UPPER MICHIGAN OVERNIGHT. WITH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING...A
LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF SNOW AND ICE MAY LEAD TO SLICK TRAVEL
CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A MIX OF SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED ACROSS EASTERN UPPER
MICHIGAN THROUGH MID MORNING TUESDAY...WITH SLICK TRAVEL CONDITIONS
POSSIBLE AS TEMPERATURES REMAIN NEAR FREEZING.

RAIN ON WEDNESDAY MAY CHANGE TO SNOW FOR A TIME WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THERE REMAINS CONSIDERABLY UNCERTAINTY ABOUT
JUST HOW FAST THE TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO SNOW WILL OCCUR...IF AT
ALL. SHOULD SNOW DEVELOP EARLIER...ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE ACROSS
MUCH OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN. THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS ACROSS THE AREA
WEDNESDAY INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING SHOULD PLAN ACCORDINGLY AND STAY
INFORMED WITH THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY ICE OR SNOW AMOUNTS TONIGHT
INTO TUESDAY...AND AGAIN IF NECESSARY WEDNESDAY INTO CHRISTMAS
MORNING. REPORTS MAY BE MADE ONE OF THREE WAYS:

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

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

LAWRENCE


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MIZ031-221800-
MANISTEE COUNTY...MANISTEE-
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
AT 12 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 35. SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 MPH.
AT  2 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 36. SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 MPH.
AT  4 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 36. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT  6 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. TEMPERATURE 35.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MIZ032-221800-
WEXFORD COUNTY...CADILLAC-
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
AT 12 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 31. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT  2 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 32. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT  4 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT  6 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. TEMPERATURE 31.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MIZ033-221800-
MISSAUKEE COUNTY...LAKE CITY-
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
AT 12 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 31. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  2 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 32. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  4 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  6 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 30. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MIZ034-221800-
ROSCOMMON COUNTY...HOUGHTON LAKE-
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
AT 12 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 30. SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  2 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 31. SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  4 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 31. EAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  6 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 31. EAST WINDS 9 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MIZ035-221800-
OGEMAW COUNTY...WEST BRANCH-
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
AT 12 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 30. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  2 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 32. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  4 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 32. EAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  6 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 32. EAST WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MIZ036-221800-
IOSCO COUNTY...EAST TAWAS-
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
AT 12 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  2 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 34. SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  4 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 34. EAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  6 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. EAST WINDS 8 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MIZ041-221800-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
AT 12 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 31. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  2 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 32. EAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  4 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. EAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  6 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 32. EAST WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MIZ042-221800-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
1100 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
AT 12 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 31. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  2 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. EAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  4 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. EAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  6 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 33. EAST WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

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