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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
340 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

MIZ020-025-026-031-032-100445-
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LEELANAU-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORTHPORT...FRANKFORT...TRAVERSE CITY...
MANISTEE...CADILLAC
340 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR ARE EXPECTED WITHIN
  THE HEAVIEST LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS.

* SNOW RATIOS WILL AVERAGE 20:1...RESULTING IN A DRY SNOW WHICH
  WILL BE MORE LIKELY TO BLOW AROUND.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE WHERE
  SNOW SHOWERS PERSIST THE LONGEST.

* SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED. WIND GUSTS OF
  15 TO 25 MPH WILL RESULT IN SUBSTANTIAL BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW.

* TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT...INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING
  COMMUTE ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...GO TO THE MDOT
WEBSITE AT MICHIGAN.GOV.

$$

MIZ018-024-030-036-042-100445-
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PRESQUE ISLE-ALPENA-ALCONA-IOSCO-ARENAC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERS CITY...ALPENA...HARRISVILLE...
TAWAS CITY...STANDISH
340 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...

* OCCASIONAL SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE BEFORE THE SNOW ENDS.

* SNOW RATIOS WILL AVERAGE 20:1...RESULTING IN A DRY SNOW WHICH
  WILL MORE LIKELY TO BLOW AROUND.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES WITH AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* PLAN ON AREAS OF HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...GO TO THE MDOT WEBSITE AT MICHIGAN.GOV.

$$

MIZ019-021-027-033-100445-
/O.CON.KAPX.WW.Y.0010.160209T2300Z-160210T2300Z/
CHARLEVOIX-ANTRIM-KALKASKA-MISSAUKEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEVOIX...MANCELONA...KALKASKA...
LAKE CITY
340 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN
  THE HEAVIEST LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS.

* SNOW RATIOS WILL AVERAGE 20:1...RESULTING IN A DRY SNOW WHICH
  WILL BE MORE LIKELY TO BLOW AROUND.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE WHERE
  SNOW SHOWERS PERSIST.

* SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED. WIND GUSTS OF
  15 TO 25 MPH WILL RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS...INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE
  ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...GO TO THE MDOT WEBSITE AT MICHIGAN.GOV.

$$
JK


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