Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
146 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-171915-
Oceana MI-Clinton MI-Isabella MI-Gratiot MI-Ingham MI-Calhoun MI-
Lake MI-Mecosta MI-Allegan MI-Van Buren MI-Ottawa MI-Barry MI-
Clare MI-Jackson MI-Kalamazoo MI-Montcalm MI-Osceola MI-Muskegon MI-
Ionia MI-Eaton MI-Newaygo MI-Mason MI-Kent MI-
146 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

At 145 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a narrow line of showers
along a line extending over the Lake Michigan shoreline from near
Manistee to South Haven.  Movement was southeast at 15 mph.  This
line is expected to increase in intensity over the next two hours.
Severe storms could become possible after 3 PM mainly east of U.S.
131.

Large hail and damaging winds will be possible with these storms. An
isolated tornado will also be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall will occur with these storms, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning will occur with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms are expected to intensify, so be certain to monitor
local radio stations and available television stations for
additional information and possible warnings from the National
Weather Service.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will relay your report to the National Weather Service
office in Grand Rapids.

&&

LAT...LON 4238 8629 4269 8621 4295 8622 4353 8648
      4417 8627 4416 8461 4347 8461 4346 8437
      4278 8436 4278 8416 4235 8413
TIME...MOT...LOC 1740Z 298DEG 15KT 4427 8604 4247 8671

$$

JK



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