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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
309 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-250000-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150225T0000Z/
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...
CLARE...HART...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON...
GREENVILLE...ALMA...JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS...
HOLLAND...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
309 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WILL LEAD TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING
   SNOW.

 * OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS COULD LEAD TO BRIEFLY HEAVY SNOW. ADDITIONAL
   SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY BE AN INCH OR LESS.

 * TEMPERATURES WILL FALL LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BE ICY AND SNOW COVERED IN PLACES FOR THE EVENING
   COMMUTE. OPEN AREAS WILL CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE DRIFTING.
   ALONG THE LAKESHORE A FEW ROADS COULD BE IMPASSABLE AS A RESULT
   OF THE EARLIER HEAVY SNOW AND WIND GUSTS OVER 40 MPH.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD BRIEFLY LOWER TO UNDER A HALF MILE IN ANY
   REMAINING SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE EVENING COMMUTE.

 * POSSIBLE EVENT CLOSURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER AND HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/5OG.

&&

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