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

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

MIZ028-201445-
/O.EXA.KAPX.LE.W.0004.000000T0000Z-141121T1000Z/
CRAWFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GRAYLING
138 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
SNOW WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...INTENSE LAKE EFFECT SNOWSHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THURSDAY ACROSS NORTHERN PARTS OF CRAWFORD COUNTY...NORTH OF
  GRAYLING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVERNIGHT OF 6 TO 8
  INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM FREDERIC NORTHWARD TO THE OTSEGO
  COUNTY LINE. TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS FOR NORTHERN CRAWFORD COUNTY
  THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT MAY BE OVER 1 FOOT.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...CONTRIBUTING TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES
  AND DIFFICULT TRAVEL. TRAVEL ON I-75 AND US-27 NORTH OUT OF
  GRAYLING WILL BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS.

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.

&&

$$

MIZ008-201445-
/O.CON.KAPX.LE.W.0004.000000T0000Z-141121T1000Z/
CHIPPEWA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SAULT STE. MARIE
138 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

* TIMING...LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THURSDAY NIGHT...HEAVIEST WEST OF M-123 INCLUDING AREAS SUCH
  AS PARADISE AND WHITEFISH POINT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVERNIGHT OF 3 TO 6
  INCHES NORTH OF THE M-28 CORRIDOR. TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
  THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT WILL BE IN EXCESS OF 1 FOOT IN SOME
  AREAS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...CONTRIBUTING TO REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES AND 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>023-201445-
/O.CON.KAPX.LE.W.0004.000000T0000Z-141121T1000Z/
EMMET-CHEBOYGAN-CHARLEVOIX-ANTRIM-OTSEGO-MONTMORENCY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PETOSKEY...CHEBOYGAN...CHARLEVOIX...
MANCELONA...GAYLORD...ATLANTA
138 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 THURSDAY...WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER
  HOUR ESPECIALLY OVER OTSEGO COUNTY.

* SHORTER TERM SNOWFALL AMOUNTS: SNOWFALL TONIGHT IS EXPECTED TO
  BE GREATEST FROM FAR NORTHERN CRAWFORD COUNTY NORTHWARD TOWARD
  VANDERBILT IN OTSEGO COUNTY. IN THESE AREAS...EXPECT 6 TO 10
  INCHES OF SNOW BY SUNRISE. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO
  TAPER OFF TO 2 TO 4 INCHES FROM M-68 NORTHWARD TONIGHT.

* STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS: BY THURSDAY NIGHT...STORM TOTAL
  SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 FEET ARE POSSIBLE IN SOME PARTS OF
  OTSEGO COUNTY...WITH GENERALLY 4 TO 12 INCHES ACROSS THE
  REMAINDER OF THE WARNING AREA.

* IMPACTS: SLICK AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS.
  AREAS OF LOW VISIBILITY 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.

&&

$$

MIZ018-201445-
/O.EXA.KAPX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141120T2200Z/
PRESQUE ISLE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...ROGERS CITY
138 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...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

* EVENT OVERVIEW: SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THURSDAY...MOST PERSISTENT SOUTH OF M-68 AND WEST OF M-33 OVER
  SOUTHWEST PARTS OF THE COUNTY.  GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL ALSO
  RESULT IN AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN
  OPEN AREAS AND NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN.

* SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES THROUGH 7 AM THURSDAY
  MORNING OVER SOUTHWEST PARTS OF THE COUNTY...WITH TOTAL
  ACCUMULATIONS BY 7 PM THURSDAY OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.OVER SOUTHWEST
  PARTS OF THE 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.

&&

$$

MIZ020-025>027-031-032-201445-
/O.CON.KAPX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141120T2200Z/
LEELANAU-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-KALKASKA-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORTHPORT...FRANKFORT...TRAVERSE CITY...
KALKASKA...MANISTEE...CADILLAC
138 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

* EVENT OVERVIEW: SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT THROUGH
  THURSDAY. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL ALSO RESULT IN AREAS OF
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS AND NEAR
  LAKE MICHIGAN.

* SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 4 INCHES THROUGH 7 AM THURSDAY
  MORNING...WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS BY 7 PM THURSDAY OF 4 TO 8
  INCHES.

* 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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