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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1117 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

MIZ020-025-026-031-032-100030-
/O.CON.KAPX.WS.W.0007.160209T1700Z-160210T2300Z/
LEELANAU-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORTHPORT...FRANKFORT...TRAVERSE CITY...
MANISTEE...CADILLAC
1117 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE IN INTENSITY THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR TONIGHT. SNOWFALL RATES
  OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE HEAVIEST
  LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS.

* SNOW RATIOS WILL AVERAGE 20:1...RESULTING IN A DRY SNOW WHICH
  WILL BE MORE LIKELY TO BLOW AROUND.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE WHERE SNOW
  SHOWERS PERSIST THE LONGEST.

* SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY TONIGHT
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WIND GUSTS OVER 30 MPH WILL RESULT IN
  SUBSTANTIAL BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT...INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING
  COMMUTE ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...GO TO THE MDOT
WEBSITE AT MICHIGAN.GOV.

$$

MIZ019-021-027-033-100030-
/O.CON.KAPX.WW.Y.0010.160209T2300Z-160210T2300Z/
CHARLEVOIX-ANTRIM-KALKASKA-MISSAUKEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEVOIX...MANCELONA...KALKASKA...
LAKE CITY
1117 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE ACROSS THE
  ADVISORY AREA THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR TONIGHT. SNOWFALL RATES
  OF GREATER THAN ONE INCH PER HOUR ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE
  HEAVIEST LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS.

* SNOW RATIOS WILL AVERAGE 20:1...RESULTING IN A DRY SNOW WHICH
  WILL BE MORE LIKELY TO BLOW AROUND.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE WHERE SNOW
  SHOWERS PERSIST.

* SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY TONIGHT
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL RESULT IN
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT...INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING
  COMMUTE ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...GO TO THE MDOT WEBSITE AT MICHIGAN.GOV.

$$

MIZ018-024-030-036-100030-
/O.CON.KAPX.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160210T1100Z/
PRESQUE ISLE-ALPENA-ALCONA-IOSCO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERS CITY...ALPENA...HARRISVILLE...
TAWAS CITY
1117 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* OCCASIONAL SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA THIS
  AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  TONIGHT. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE LAKE
  HURON SHORELINE DUE TO LAKE ENHANCEMENT.

* SNOW RATIOS WILL AVERAGE 20:1...RESULTING IN A DRY SNOW WHICH
  WILL MORE LIKELY TO BLOW AROUND.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...GO TO THE MDOT WEBSITE AT MICHIGAN.GOV.

$$
JK


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