Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
325 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

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Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm 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 Pt 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-
325 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

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...Tonight.

Ice jam flooding is occurring, and is expected to continue, along
portions of the Rifle River in Arenac County. See ongoing areal
and river flood warning for additional details.

A mix of light snow...sleet and freezing rain is expected to
overspread northern Michigan late tonight. Please see the latest
winter weather advisories for additional details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Ice jam flooding remains possible along portions of the Rifle
River in Arenac County through Friday. See ongoing areal and
river flood warning for additional details.

A mix of light snow...sleet and freezing rain will impact the
outlook area Friday morning. Please see the latest winter weather
advisories for additional details.

Another round of mixed precipitation is likely across the outlook
area Saturday night into early Sunday.

Strong...gusty winds, at times gusting to 40 to 50 mph, are likely
Sunday across northern Michigan.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts or any other
type of significant weather to the National Weather Service.
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 http://weather.gov/gaylord.

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