Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1114 PM EST WED NOV 19 2014

MIZ060>063-068>070-075-076-200600-
SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-
WASHTENAW-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OWOSSO...FLINT...LAPEER...PORT HURON...
HOWELL...PONTIAC...WARREN...ANN ARBOR...DETROIT
1114 PM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...CAUTIOUS TRAVEL IS ADVISED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW-
COVERED ROADWAYS TONIGHT...

WEATHER...

 * WIDELY VARYING SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED FROM HEAVY SNOW SQUALLS AS
   LOCAL SNOWFALL RATES REACH 2 INCHES AN HOUR AT TIMES THROUGH 1
   AM. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH 4
   AM...WITH LOCALLY 4 INCHES OF SNOWFALL POSSIBLE ALONG AND M 59
   CORRIDOR AND AS FAR SOUTH AS INTERSTATE 96 OR SO.

 * SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH GUSTING TO 25 MPH WILL RESULT IN
   LOCALIZED BLOWING SNOW ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN DURING THE
   OVERNIGHT.

 * THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
   VISIBILITIES OF ONE QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

IMPACTS...

 * BLOWING SNOW MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. RAPID
   FLUCTUATIONS OF VISIBILITY WILL OCCUR.

 * THE SOUTHWEST WINDS MAY LEAD TO DRIFTING OF SNOW ON ALL
   ROADWAYS PARTICULARLY IN LOCATIONS WITH OPEN EXPOSURE.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * LOCALIZED MEANS THE EFFECTS OF THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
   BE LIMITED TO A COMPARATIVELY SMALL AREA INFLUENCED BY LOCAL
   TERRAIN. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION AND ACCOUNT FOR
   VARIABLE DRIVING CONDITIONS BY SLOWING DOWN AND ALLOWING EXTRA
   TIME.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
   VISIT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/RR8

$$

DG


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