Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
407 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO NORWOOD
  MI...
  LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE MACKINAC
  BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH FOX ISLAND
  5NM OFFSHORE...
  NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE TRAVERSE
  BAY...

* UNTIL 500 PM EDT

* AT 406 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
  NORTHPORT...OR NEAR OLD MISSION LIGHTHOUSE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN
           STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PETOSKEY...NORWOOD...BIG ROCK POINT...CHARLEVOIX...
  HARBOR SPRINGS AND THE MOUTH OF LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.
WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LARGE HAIL...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

&&

LAT...LON 4508 8564 4555 8523 4543 8485 4540 8485
      4530 8502 4530 8518 4525 8528 4514 8529
      4502 8550
TIME...MOT...LOC 2006Z 221DEG 18KT 4508 8557

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

SMD



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