Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
300 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

MIZ038>040-044>046-272000-
MECOSTA MI-OSCEOLA MI-LAKE MI-NEWAYGO MI-CLARE MI-ISABELLA MI-
300 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN CLARE...SOUTHERN
OSCEOLA...ISABELLA...NORTHEASTERN NEWAYGO...SOUTHEASTERN LAKE AND
MECOSTA COUNTIES UNTIL 400 PM EDT...

AT 256 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS STRETCHING FROM NEAR  BITELY...EASTWARD TO
HARRISON...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING LOCALIZED WIND GUSTS AND
SMALL HAIL. DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOUNT PLEASANT...      BIG RAPIDS...          CLARE...
EVART...               REED CITY...           REMUS...
FARWELL...             MECOSTA...             ROSEBUSH...
LAKE ISABELLA...       CANADIAN LAKES...      CHASE...
LAKE...                PARIS...               HERSEY...
STANWOOD...            BROHMAN...             RODNEY...
WEIDMAN...             WOODVILLE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4357 8461 4357 8589 4400 8573 4401 8461
TIME...MOT...LOC 1856Z 321DEG 26KT 4382 8534

$$

JAM



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