Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1202 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
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STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-CHIPPEWA-
MACKINAC-EMMET-CHEBOYGAN-PRESQUE ISLE-CHARLEVOIX-LEELANAU-ANTRIM-
OTSEGO-MONTMORENCY-ALPENA-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-KALKASKA-CRAWFORD-
OSCODA-ALCONA-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-MISSAUKEE-ROSCOMMON-OGEMAW-IOSCO-
GLADWIN-ARENAC-
1202 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...
EASTERN UPPER MICHIGAN...AND ADJACENT NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN...LAKE HURON AND LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING STRENGTHENING WINDS AND ACCUMULATING SNOW
TO THE AREA LATE TONIGHT. THIS WILL CREATE REDUCED VISIBILITIES DUE
TO FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. THE HIGHEST THREAT AREAS FOR BLOWING
SNOW ISSUES WILL BE ALONG US-2...BEAVER ISLAND...AND THE LAKE
MICHIGAN COASTLINE NORTHWARD THROUGH THE STRAITS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

STRONG WINDS AND ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY...
PRODUCING REDUCED VISIBILITIES DUE TO FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. THE
HIGHEST THREAT AREAS FOR BLOWING SNOW ISSUES WILL BE ALONG US-
2...BEAVER ISLAND...AND THE LAKE MICHIGAN COASTLINE NORTHWARD
THROUGH THE STRAITS.

ANOTHER SURGE OF ARCTIC AIR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WILL RESULT IN
ADDITIONAL SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS.

THE PERSISTENT COLD WEATHER THROUGH THIS WEEK WILL CONTINUE THE
THREAT FOR FLOODING DUE TO ICE JAMS ON AREA RIVERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED. HOWEVER...SPOTTERS ARE
ALWAYS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW AMOUNTS...ICE JAMS...OR EXTREME
TEMPERATURES AT ANY TIME. REPORTS MAY BE MADE ONE OF THREE WAYS:

ONLINE: WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD
FACEBOOK: FACEBOOK.COM/NWSGAYLORD
TWITTER: TWITTER.COM/NWSGAYLORD

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FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

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ARNOTT



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