Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
617 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

MIZ061-062-068>070-075-076-082-083-160000-
GENESEE-LAPEER-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLINT...LAPEER...HOWELL...PONTIAC...
WARREN...ANN ARBOR...DETROIT...ADRIAN...MONROE
617 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...CAUTIOUS TRAVEL IS ADVISED FOR RAPID REDUCTIONS OF VISIBILITY
AND INTENSE SNOWFALL EARLY THIS EVENING...

WEATHER...

 * SNOW SQUALLS WILL IMPACT SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN DURING THE
   EVENING COMMUTE.

 * A DUSTING OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED FOR LOCATIONS IMPACTED.

 * NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

 * AIR TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 31 AND 34 DEGREES.

IMPACTS...

 * VISIBILITIES WILL BRIEFLY DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES DUE TO
   SNOW SQUALLS. RAPID FLUCTUATIONS OF VISIBILITY WILL OCCUR.

 * ACCUMULATING SNOW MAY LEAD TO SLIPPERY ROADS PARTICULARLY ON
   BRIDGES...EXIT RAMPS...AND OVERPASSES.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN
   LOCALIZED WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. REDUCED VISIBILITIES ALONG WITH
   SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS WILL CAUSE VARIABLE TRAFFIC
   RATES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION
   AND ACCOUNT FOR THE VARIABLE DRIVING CONDITIONS BY ALLOWING
   EXTRA TIME.

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

$$

CB





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