Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1116 PM EDT FRI JUL 24 2015

MIZ004-005-010-011-250415-
DICKINSON MI-IRON MI-MARQUETTE MI-BARAGA MI-
1116 PM EDT FRI JUL 24 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING TOWARD MICHIGAMME...REPUBLIC AND
WITCH LAKE...

AT 1111 PM EDT /1011 PM CDT/...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF SQUAW LAKE...OR 22 MILES NORTH OF
CRYSTAL FALLS...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WERE
LOCATED FROM COVINGTON TO ALBERTA.

PEA SIZED HAIL...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING
WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MICHIGAMME...CHAMPION...SQUAW LAKE...LAKE MICHIGAMME...WITCH LAKE...
REPUBLIC...HUMBOLDT...RALPH...SILVER LAKE NEAR CHANNING...DIORITE AND
VAN RIPER STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4631 8831 4652 8828 4657 8774 4609 8776
TIME...MOT...LOC 0311Z 278DEG 24KT 4640 8818

$$

JLA


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