Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
339 PM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

MIZ008-015>036-041-042-210000-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAULT STE. MARIE...ST. IGNACE...
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
339 PM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

...HIGH HUMIDITY AND SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY...

HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL BECOME QUITE UNCOMFORTABLE ON THURSDAY.
EXPECT AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE MIDDLE 90S ACROSS MUCH
OF NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...AND AROUND 90 IN EASTERN UPPER
MICHIGAN. THOSE SPENDING TIME OUTDOORS WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO
DEHYDRATION. ELDERLY PEOPLE...OUTDOOR PETS AND THOSE WITHOUT AIR
CONDITIONING ARE ALSO VULNERABLE TO HEAT STRESS. TAKE FREQUENT
BREAKS AND DRINK PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC FLUIDS IF SPENDING TIME
OUTDOORS.

IN ADDITION...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THE MAIN THREAT FROM STORMS WILL BE
DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL AND VERY HEAVY RAIN.

PLEASE VISIT THE NWS GAYLORD WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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JK



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