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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
251 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-201200-
MIDLAND-BAY-HURON-SAGINAW-TUSCOLA-SANILAC-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-
ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
251 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A POWERFUL WINTER STORM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE EASTERN
UNITED STATES ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. ITS IMPACTS INCLUDING
HOLIDAY TRAVEL...WILL BE FELT IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION FROM
TUESDAY INTO CHRISTMAS DAY. THERE IS CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY IN
THE EXACT TRACK AND EVENTUAL STRENGTH OF THIS STORM. THESE
UNCERTAINTIES COULD HAVE A DRAMATIC AFFECT ON THE CHARACTER OF THE
WEATHER FOR SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN FROM TUESDAY TO CHRISTMAS DAY.

AT THIS TIME...THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO BE STRONGEST OVER THE
GREAT LAKES REGION. THE MOST LIKELY WEATHER HAZARD FOR SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN FROM THIS POWERFUL STORM IS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
SIGNIFICANT WIND GUSTS FROM TUESDAY NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING.
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN HAS THE POTENTIAL TO SEE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
ON THE WARMER SIDE OF THE STORM FROM TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...BUT
ALSO HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ON THE COLDER
SIDE OF THE STORM FROM LATE WEDNESDAY INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-201200-
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND 5NM
OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
251 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE ERIE...LAKE
HURON AND LAKE ST CLAIR.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AROUND THE GREAT LAKES
REGION TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO
BECOME QUITE STRONG AS IT MOVES INTO THE REGION. WINDS TO GALE
FORCE ARE POSSIBLE FROM TUESDAY INTO THURSDAY. THERE IS ALSO THE
POTENTIAL FOR WINDS TO REACH STORM FORCE FOR A TIME DURING THE
PEAK OF THE STORM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$

YOU CAN OBTAIN YOUR LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS ONLINE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DETROIT (ALL LOWER CASE).

RBP



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