Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
524 PM EDT TUE JUL 18 2017

MIZ008-015-190030-
Chippewa-Mackinac-
524 PM EDT TUE JUL 18 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN CHIPPEWA
AND NORTHWESTERN MACKINAC COUNTIES...

At 522 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 19 miles north of Grand Marais to 13
miles northeast of Rapid River to 7 miles east of La Branche.
Movement was east at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Paradise, Whitefish Point, Point Iroquois, Curtis, Trout Lake,
Hulbert, Epoufette, Strongs, Garnet, Naubinway, Eckerman, Fibre,
Rexton, East Lake, Raco, Corinne, Bayview Campground, Lower
Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Gilchrist and Engadine.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 4677 8482 4664 8477 4648 8458 4611 8481
      4595 8558 4594 8592 4597 8587 4624 8586
      4625 8524 4675 8524
TIME...MOT...LOC 2122Z 266DEG 24KT 4694 8613 4604 8674 4592 8731

$$

JSL



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