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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
328 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

LMZ844>848-191530-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0010.150419T1000Z-150419T2200Z/
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-
328 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...1 TO 2 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
327 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ844-191515-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-
327 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS UNTIL MIDDAY...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND
1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE AT NIGHT...THEN BACKING SOUTHWEST TOWARD DAYBREAK.
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST...THEN
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
327 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ845-191515-
SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
327 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
MIDDAY...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE AT NIGHT...THEN BACKING WEST TOWARD DAYBREAK. SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS VEERING WEST...THEN
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
327 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ846-191515-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-
327 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
MIDDAY...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
424 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-200930-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
424 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED NON-SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED BOTH MONDAY AND TUESDAY WITH
SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR 30 MPH AND GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH POSSIBLE
EACH AFTERNOON.

AREAS OF FROST AND FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL BE POSSIBLE
OVER PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
424 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-200930-
MARQUETTE-GREEN LAKE-FOND DU LAC-SHEBOYGAN-SAUK-COLUMBIA-DODGE-
WASHINGTON-OZAUKEE-IOWA-DANE-JEFFERSON-WAUKESHA-MILWAUKEE-
LAFAYETTE-GREEN-ROCK-WALWORTH-RACINE-KENOSHA-
424 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN...SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A THUNDERSTORM THIS AFTERNOON OVER
PARTS OF SOUTHERN WISCONSIN AS LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS TO THE
SOUTH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
411 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
201200-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
411 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING. THE MAIN HAZARD WITH ANY THUNDERSTORM WOULD BE LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL.

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

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
411 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-201200-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 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 PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 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-
411 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FOR SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
LAKE LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.

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

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

&&

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
411 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

LMZ740>745-201200-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
411 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ILLINOIS NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE INDIANA NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.

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

STRONG WINDS AND HIGH WAVES WILL LIKELY LEAD TO HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT ON MONDAY AFTERNOON AND AGAIN ON
TUESDAY.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
400 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

LMZ844>849-200745-
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-
400 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG EAST WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

CONDITIONS ON LAKE MICHIGAN WILL BE FREQUENTLY HAZARDOUS TO SMALL
CRAFT MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY DUE TO STRONG WESTERLY WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

MEADE

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
400 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-200745-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
400 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN HIGH UNTIL RAIN ARRIVES LATER TODAY FROM
SOUTH TO NORTH.

AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN TONIGHT COULD LEAD TO RISES ON CREEKS AND
STREAMS AND PONDING OF WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
352 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

INZ021-028>031-035>049-051>057-060>065-068>072-200800-
CARROLL-WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-HOWARD-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-
BOONE-TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-
PUTNAM-HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-VIGO-CLAY-OWEN-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-SHELBY-RUSH-SULLIVAN-GREENE-MONROE-BROWN-BARTHOLOMEW-
DECATUR-DAVIESS-MARTIN-LAWRENCE-JACKSON-JENNINGS-
352 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDS: LIGHTNING. SMALL HAIL. STRONG GUSTY WINDS. BRIEF VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL.

TIMING: MAINLY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...AND AGAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION: LOW PRESSURE OVER LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY WILL PUSH
ACROSS INDIANA LATER TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT.

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

OUTLOOK: NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

DISCUSSION: AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS SET TO REMAIN
IN PLACE OVER THE GREAT LAKES. WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES ALONG
WITH COOLER AIR WILL PUSH ACROSS INDIANA FROM TIME TO TIME THROUGH
MONDAY...BRINGING RENEWED CHANCES FOR SHOWERS. COOLER WEATHER AND
A FEW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK WEEK AS
NORTHWEST FLOW FROM CANADA IS EXPECTED IN THE WAKE OF THE
DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/IND (ALL
LOWERCASE)

$$

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