Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
430 AM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

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STRAITS OF MACKINAC-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
MACKINAC BRDG TO PRESQUE ISLE LT-PRESQUE ISLE LT TO STURGEON PT-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER-GRAND TRAVERSE BAY-
SEUL CHOIX PT TO MACKINAC BRDG-NORWOOD TO MACKINAC BRDG-
SLEEPING BEAR PT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LT-PT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR PT-
MANISTEE TO PT BETSIE-WHITEFISH BAY-ST. MARYS RIVER-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-
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430 AM EDT SUN APR 13 2014

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...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS AND LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR
ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...MAINLY TONIGHT. ANY
STORMS THAT DEVELOP ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE. THE LOCALIZED
HEAVY RAIN MAY BE SUFFICIENT TO PRODUCE SOME LOWLAND FLOODING
THROUGH THE NIGHT. PLEASE SEE THE CURRENT FLOOD WATCH OR OUR
LATEST WEATHER STORY GRAPHIC AT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD FOR MORE
INFORMATION.

THE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN POTENTIALLY SIGNIFICANT
RISES ON SOME ALREADY SWOLLEN RIVERS AND STREAMS...ESPECIALLY THE
MANISTEE AND RIFLE RIVERS. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST RIVER FLOOD
WARNINGS FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST MONDAY...WITH
ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT SNOW POSSIBLE FOR MANY LOCATIONS MONDAY
NIGHT. A LITTLE SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED...PRIMARILY ACROSS
NORTHWEST LOWER AND EASTERN UPPER...AND ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW
COVERED BRIEFLY MONDAY MORNING AND AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT.

RIVERS AND STREAMS WILL REMAIN SWOLLEN WITH POTENTIAL LOWLAND
FLOODING INTO MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK.

TEMPERATURES WILL DROP TO WELL BELOW NORMAL FOR THE FIRST HALF OF
NEXT WEEK...WITH RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS
TUESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE AT ANY TIME THIS WEEKEND...WITH SNOW REPORTS WELCOME
MONDAY. REPORTS MAY BE MADE IN ONE OF THREE WAYS:

ONLINE: WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD

FACEBOOK: FACEBOOK.COM/US.NATIONALWEATHERSERVICE.GAYLORD.GOV

TWITTER: TWITTER.COM/NWSGAYLORD

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FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

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SMD




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