Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
407 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

MIZ008-201715-
/O.CON.KAPX.LE.W.0004.000000T0000Z-141121T1000Z/
CHIPPEWA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SAULT STE. MARIE
407 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST
FRIDAY...

* EVENT OVERVIEW: INTENSE LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH TODAY...GRADUALLY DIMINISHING TONIGHT. SNOWFALL RATES OF
  1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE LIKELY WITHIN STRONGER SNOW BANDS.

* SHORTER TERM SNOWFALL: ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THIS
  MORNING OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE NORTH OF THE M-28
  CORRIDOR.

* STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL: TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 1
  FOOT LIKELY IN SOME AREAS NORTH OF M-28 THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS:  GUSTY WEST WINDS UP TO 30 MPH WILL RESULT IN
  CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...CONTRIBUTING TO NEAR
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES AND EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TRAVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE-
EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR
IMPOSSIBLE. VISIBILITIES VARY GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO ZERO WITHIN
MINUTES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

MIZ016-017-019-021>023-028-201715-
/O.CON.KAPX.LE.W.0004.000000T0000Z-141121T1000Z/
EMMET-CHEBOYGAN-CHARLEVOIX-ANTRIM-OTSEGO-MONTMORENCY-CRAWFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PETOSKEY...CHEBOYGAN...CHARLEVOIX...
MANCELONA...GAYLORD...ATLANTA...GRAYLING
407 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST
FRIDAY...

* EVENT OVERVIEW: INTENSE LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
  TODAY...GRADUALLY DIMINISHING TONIGHT. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2
  INCHES PER HOUR ARE LIKELY WITHIN THE STRONGER SNOW BANDS.

* SHORTER TERM SNOWFALL: ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6
  INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA BETWEEN M-72 AND M-32 THIS
  MORNING. MUCH LESSER AMOUNTS FURTHER NORTH...WITH ONLY AN
  ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES THIS MORNING NORTH OF M-68.

* STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS: BY THURSDAY NIGHT...STORM TOTAL
  SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 FEET POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF OTSEGO
  AND NORTHERN CRAWFORD COUNTIES. THE REMAINDER OF THE WARNED AREA
  WILL GENERALLY SEE 4 TO 12 INCHES...WITH MUCH OF THAT FALLING
  ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE M-68 CORRIDOR.

* IMPACTS: SLICK AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS.
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS LIKELY AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE-
EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR
IMPOSSIBLE. VISIBILITIES VARY GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO ZERO WITHIN
MINUTES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

MIZ029-201715-
/O.EXA.KAPX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141120T2200Z/
OSCODA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MIO
407 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

* EVENT OVERVIEW: SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...PRIMARILY
  NORTH OF M-72. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

* SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS: AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW THIS
  MORNING NORTH OF M-72. STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS THE NORTHERN PARTS OF OSCODA
  COUNTY.

* IMPACTS...SLICK AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS.
  AREAS OF LOW VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...
ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

MIZ018-020-025>027-031-032-201715-
/O.CON.KAPX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141120T2200Z/
PRESQUE ISLE-LEELANAU-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-KALKASKA-MANISTEE-
WEXFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERS CITY...NORTHPORT...FRANKFORT...
TRAVERSE CITY...KALKASKA...MANISTEE...CADILLAC
407 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* EVENT OVERVIEW: FREQUENT LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
  TODAY. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

* SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS: AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW
  POSSIBLE THIS MORNING. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH LATE
  AFTERNOON OF 4 TO 7 INCHES. IN PRESQUE ISLE COUNTY...MOST OF THE
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE OVER THE FAR SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE
  COUNTY SOUTH OF ONAWAY.

* IMPACTS...SLICK AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS.
  AREAS OF LOW VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...
ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$
JK


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