Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
735 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

MIZ064-071-072-241400-
Kalamazoo-Allegan-Van Buren-
735 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT ALLEGAN...VAN BUREN AND
KALAMAZOO COUNTIES...

At 734 AM EST, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 30 miles east of Kenosha to 19 miles west
of St. Joseph to Three Oaks. Movement was east at 50 mph.

Half inch hail is possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Kalamazoo, Portage, Holland, Allegan, South Haven, Plainwell, Paw
Paw, Van Buren SP, Westwood, Wayland, Otsego, Vicksburg, Hartford,
Galesburg, Mattawan, Lawton, Bangor, Decatur, Schoolcraft and
Fennville.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm,
along with small hail and winds up to 30 mph. Lightning can strike
10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a
building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 4207 8622 4224 8622 4224 8636 4247 8625
      4277 8621 4277 8554 4242 8554 4242 8530
      4208 8529 4207 8529
TIME...MOT...LOC 1234Z 257DEG 47KT 4257 8721 4219 8685 4178 8663

$$

NJJ



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