Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1044 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

MIZ077-078-020330-
BERRIEN-CASS-
1044 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT BERRIEN AND CASS
COUNTIES...

AT 1044 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM BRIDGMAN TO NEAR NEW CARLISLE...AND MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 40 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...DOWAGIAC...BUCHANAN...FAIR
PLAIN...BENTON HEIGHTS...BRIDGMAN...BERRIEN SPRINGS...CASSOPOLIS...
WATERVLIET...COLOMA...STEVENSVILLE...PAW PAW LAKE...LAKE MICHIGAN
BEACH...SHOREWOOD-TOWER HILLS-HARBERT...POKAGON...DAYTON...SODUS AND
PENN.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 196 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 7.
 INTERSTATE 94 IN MICHIGAN BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 12 AND 42.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4207 8622 4207 8585 4189 8577 4176 8645
      4176 8655 4200 8666 4212 8651 4211 8650
      4213 8647 4224 8636 4224 8623
TIME...MOT...LOC 0244Z 242DEG 35KT 4196 8659 4178 8651
$$

NWS



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