Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
450 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-211000-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM 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 PT 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-
450 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 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.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE...PRIMARILY OVER
NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING. DAMAGING
WINDS ARE THE MAIN THUNDERSTORM THREAT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS ALSO
POSSIBLE.

GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED ON WHITEFISH BAY...AND SOME OF
THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND LAKE HURON...LATER THIS
EVENING INTO SUNDAY. SEE ONGOING GALE WARNINGS AND NEARSHORE
FORECASTS FOR DETAILS.

THERE IS A HIGH SWIM RISK DUE TO HIGH WAVES AND STRONG CURRENTS
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY FOR THE LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES OF
NORTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS WILL PERSIST ON WHITEFISH BAY...AND SOME OF
THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND LAKE HURON...THROUGH THE
DAY SUNDAY. SEE ONGOING GALE WARNINGS AND NEARSHORE FORECASTS FOR
DETAILS.

THERE IS A HIGH SWIM RISK DUE TO HIGH WAVES AND STRONG CURRENTS
THROUGH SUNDAY FOR THE LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES OF NORTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT WEATHER AND
RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. REPORTS MAY BE
MADE ONE OF THREE WAYS:

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

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WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD

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