Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
217 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

MIZ016>036-041-042-250900-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PETOSKEY...CHEBOYGAN...ROGERS CITY...
CHARLEVOIX...NORTHPORT...MANCELONA...GAYLORD...ATLANTA...ALPENA...
FRANKFORT...TRAVERSE CITY...KALKASKA...GRAYLING...MIO...
HARRISVILLE...MANISTEE...CADILLAC...LAKE CITY...HOUGHTON LAKE...
WEST BRANCH...TAWAS CITY...GLADWIN...STANDISH
217 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

...FREEZING RAIN ON THE WAY...

A BAND OF FREEZING RAIN WILL WORK INTO NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
THROUGH DAYBREAK...RESULTING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF HAZARDOUS
DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO ICE.

THE FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO START AROUND THE MANISTEE AREA
BETWEEN 5AM AND 6AM...THE SPREAD NORTHEAST INTO THE GRAND TRAVERSE
BAY...GRAYLING AND EAST TAWAS AREAS BY 7AM. MORNING SCHOOL BUS
ROUTES WILL BE IMPACTED DURING THE TIME. ALSO...COASTAL AREAS
FROM MANISTEE TO FRANKFORT INTO LEELANAU COUNTY WILL SEE A CHANGE
TO JUST RAIN...BUT ROADS MAY STILL BE ICY.

THE FREEZING RAIN WILL WORK THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF NORTHERN
LOWER MICHIGAN BETWEEN 8AM AND 9AM. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING
COMMUNITIES:

GAYLORD...CHARLEVOIX...PETOSKEY...PELLSTON...CHEBOYGAN...AND
ATLANTA...AS WELL AS ALPENA...MIO...LEWISTON AND HARRISVILLE.

MORNING DRIVERS WILL NEED TO ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION...AND TO BE PREPARED FOR VERY SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.

$$

SMD



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