Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
350 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-210915-
MIDLAND-BAY-HURON-SAGINAW-TUSCOLA-SANILAC-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-
ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
350 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A POWERFUL WINTER STORM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE EASTERN
UNITED STATES FROM TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. IMPACTS FROM THE
STORM...INCLUDING HOLIDAY TRAVEL...WILL BE FELT IN THE GREAT LAKES
REGION FROM LATE TUESDAY INTO CHRISTMAS DAY. THERE IS CONSIDERABLE
UNCERTAINTY IN THE EXACT TRACK AND EVENTUAL STRENGTH OF THIS STORM
AND THESE UNCERTAINTIES WILL HAVE A DRAMATIC AFFECT ON THE CHARACTER
OF THE WEATHER FOR SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN FROM TUESDAY TO CHRISTMAS DAY.

AT THIS TIME...THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO BE STRONGEST OVER THE
GREAT LAKES REGION. THE MOST LIKELY WEATHER HAZARD FOR SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN FROM THIS POWERFUL STORM IS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
SIGNIFICANT WIND GUSTS FROM TUESDAY NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING.
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN HAS THE POTENTIAL TO SEE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
ON THE WARMER SIDE OF THE STORM FROM TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...BUT
ALSO HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ON THE COLDER
SIDE OF THE STORM FROM LATE WEDNESDAY INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-210915-
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND 5NM
OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
350 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE ERIE...LAKE
HURON AND LAKE ST CLAIR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE GREAT LAKES REGION
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME
QUITE STRONG...INTENSIFYING AS IT MOVES INTO THE REGION. WINDS TO
GALE FORCE ARE POSSIBLE FROM TUESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. THERE
IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL FOR WINDS TO REACH STORM FORCE FOR A TIME
DURING THE PEAK OF THE STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

YOU CAN OBTAIN YOUR LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS ONLINE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DETROIT (ALL LOWER CASE).

DG


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