Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-212100-
MIDLAND-BAY-HURON-SAGINAW-TUSCOLA-SANILAC-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-
ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
355 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A RAPIDLY DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
ACROSS THE EASTERN UNITED STATES FROM TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY. IMPACTS FROM THIS STORM...INCLUDING HOLIDAY
TRAVEL...WILL BE FELT IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION FROM LATE TUESDAY
INTO CHRISTMAS DAY. THERE IS CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY IN THE EXACT
TRACK AND EVENTUAL STRENGTH OF THIS STORM AND THESE UNCERTAINTIES
WILL 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 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 TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-212100-
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-
355 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A RAPIDLY DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
ACROSS THE EASTERN UNITED STATES FROM TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY. IMPACTS FROM THIS STORM...INCLUDING HOLIDAY
TRAVEL...WILL BE FELT IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION FROM LATE TUESDAY
INTO CHRISTMAS DAY. THERE IS CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY IN THE EXACT
TRACK AND EVENTUAL STRENGTH OF THIS STORM AND THESE UNCERTAINTIES
WILL 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 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 TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

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

DRK



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