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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ037-038-043-056-064-071-072-080500-
/O.CON.KGRR.WS.W.0008.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
MASON-LAKE-OCEANA-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...HART...
GRAND HAVEN...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY. THE MOST INTENSE SNOWFALL CAN BE EXPECTED
   THURSDAY MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON...AND THEN AGAIN DURING
   ALL OF THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY FRIDAY
   EVENING.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE
   BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING
   AND LAST THROUGH FRIDAY.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

MIZ039-080500-
/O.EXA.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
OSCEOLA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...REED CITY
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
4 PM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
4 PM EST FRIDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED BY THURSDAY
   NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY FRIDAY
   EVENING. THE HIGHEST TOTALS SHOULD OCCUR OVER THE NORTHWEST
   PORTION OF THE COUNTY.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE
   BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING
   AND LAST THROUGH FRIDAY.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

MIZ044-050-080500-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
NEWAYGO-MUSKEGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREMONT...MUSKEGON
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE
   BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING
   AND LAST THROUGH FRIDAY.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

MIZ057-080500-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
KENT-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GRAND RAPIDS
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER
   OF THE COUNTY.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 MPH WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
   AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

MIZ065-073-080500-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
BARRY-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...BATTLE CREEK
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 MPH WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
   AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY...ESPECIALLY FOR
   THE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY MORNING COMMUTES.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

JK


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