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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
502 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...LATE SEASON WINTER STORM TO AFFECT UPPER MICHIGAN...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS WILL CROSS THE
UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY LATE TODAY BEFORE LIFTING ACROSS UPPER
MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BEGIN SPREADING HEAVY AND WET
SNOW OVER FAR WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN THIS MORNING. AS THIS LOW
CONTINUES TO MOVE TOWARD THE REGION...THE SNOW WILL SPREAD EASTWARD
AND WILL FALL HEAVY AT TIMES LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING. THE HIGHEST PROBABILITY FOR PERSISTENT AND HEAVY
SNOW TONIGHT WILL BE OVER WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY
DIMINISH DURING THE DAY ON THURSDAY AS THE LOW WEAKENS WHILE LIFTING
TOWARD ONTARIO. MANY PLACES OVER WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN WILL SEE STORM
TOTAL SNOWFALL AROUND ONE FOOT.

MIZ002-009-161715-
/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0008.140416T1500Z-140417T1500Z/
ONTONAGON-GOGEBIC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONTONAGON...IRONWOOD
502 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 /402 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM
CDT/ THIS MORNING TO 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * HEAVY AND WET SNOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN
   BY LATE THIS MORNING. THE SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE HEAVY AT TIMES
   THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING THURSDAY MORNING.

 * EXPECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES TODAY...WITH THE
   HEAVIEST AMOUNTS OVER GOGEBIC COUNTY. ADDITIONAL SNOW
   ACCUMULATIONS TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING OF 8 TO 11 INCHES ARE
   EXPECTED. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE OVER ONE FOOT OVER
   MOST OF WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN.

 * PATCHY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE LAKE
   SUPERIOR SHORELINE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY INTO THURSDAY MORNING.
   PERSONS PLANNING ON TRAVELING SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR DANGEROUS
   ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER
   WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
   AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

$$

MIZ001-003-161715-
/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0008.140416T1800Z-140417T1600Z/
KEWEENAW-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...HOUGHTON...HANCOCK
502 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON EDT THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO NORTHWESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN AROUND
   MIDDAY. THE SNOW WILL THEN INCREASE LATE TODAY AND CONTINUE HEAVY
   AT TIMES INTO THURSDAY MORNING...BEFORE DIMINISHING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.
   THE MOST SNOW WILL FALL TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING...WHEN
   ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. MANY
   LOCATIONS WILL SEE STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL OVER ONE FOOT BY THURSDAY
   AFTERNOON.

 * EAST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
   MORNING WILL RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALONG THE
   LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
   THURSDAY MORNING. PERSONS PLANNING ON TRAVELING SHOULD BE PREPARED
   FOR DANGEROUS ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER
   WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
   AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

$$

MIZ004-084-161715-
/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0008.140416T1600Z-140417T1500Z/
BARAGA-SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...L`ANSE...KENTON...SIDNAW
502 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
11 AM EDT THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN AROUND MIDDAY
   TODAY. THE SNOW WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND FALL HEAVY
   AT TIMES INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.
   THE MOST SNOW WILL OCCUR TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING...WITH
   ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 10 INCHES TONIGHT INTO
   THURSDAY MORNING. SOME LOCATIONS WILL SEE STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN
   EXCESS OF ONE FOOT.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
   THURSDAY MORNING. PERSONS PLANNING ON TRAVELING SHOULD BE PREPARED
   FOR DANGEROUS ROAD CONDITIONS.

 * THE HEAVY AND WET NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL MAKE IT DIFFICULT
   TO SHOVEL AND PLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER
   WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
   AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

$$

MIZ005-161715-
/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0008.140416T1600Z-140417T1600Z/
MARQUETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GWINN...MARQUETTE
502 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO NOON
EDT THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * A PERIOD OF SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER NORTH CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN MID
   TO LATE AFTERNOON. THE SNOW MAY DIMINISH FOR A TIME INTO THIS
   EVENING BEFORE MORE SNOW DEVELOPS OVERNIGHT TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
   MORNING. THE SNOW WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH MIDDAY ON THURSDAY.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.
   THE MOST SNOW FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT TONIGHT INTO
   THURSDAY MORNING...WITH ADDITIONAL SNOW AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES
   EXPECTED. STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL WILL BE HIGHEST OVER FAR WESTERN
   MARQUETTE COUNTY AT ISHPEMING AND CHAMPION...WITH THE LOWER SNOW
   TOTALS EXPECTED AT MARQUETTE AND GWINN.

 * PATCHY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY
   MORNING ALONG THE LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
   THURSDAY MORNING. PERSONS PLANNING ON TRAVELING SHOULD BE
   PREPARED FOR DANGEROUS ROAD CONDITIONS.

 * THE HEAVY AND WET NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL MAKE IT DIFFICULT
   TO SHOVEL AND PLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER
   WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
   AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

$$

MIZ010-011-161715-
/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0008.140416T1500Z-140417T1500Z/
IRON-DICKINSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...IRON RIVER...IRON MOUNTAIN
402 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * HEAVY AND WET SNOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO SOUTH CENTRAL UPPER
   MICHIGAN BY LATE THIS MORNING. THERE MAY BE A BREAK IN THE SNOW
   LATER TODAY INTO THIS EVENING...ESPECIALLY EAST OF IRON MOUNTAIN.
   PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW ARE EXPECTED LATER THIS EVENING THROUGH
   DAYBREAK ON THURSDAY...BEFORE DIMINISHING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED TODAY. THE MOST
   SNOW WILL OCCUR LATER THIS EVENING INTO THURSDAY MORNING...WITH
   ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES EXPECTED. THE HIGHEST TOTAL
   SNOWFALL FROM THIS STORM WILL OCCUR OVER IRON COUNTY.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY LATER THIS MORNING THROUGH
   THURSDAY MORNING. PERSONS PLANNING ON TRAVELING SHOULD BE PREPARED
   FOR DANGEROUS ROAD CONDITIONS.

 * THE HEAVY AND WET NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL MAKE IT DIFFICULT
   TO SHOVEL AND PLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER
   WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
   AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

$$

MIZ006-013-161715-
/O.EXT.KMQT.WW.Y.0019.140416T1800Z-140417T1600Z/
ALGER-DELTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRAND MARAIS...MUNISING...ESCANABA...
GLADSTONE
502 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO NOON EDT THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * A PERIOD OF WET AND HEAVY SNOW WILL DEVELOP MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.
   THE SNOW MAY DIMINISH FOR A TIME INTO THIS EVENING BEFORE MORE
   SNOW DEVELOPS LATER TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. THE SNOW WILL
   BEGIN TO DIMINISH MIDDAY ON THURSDAY.

 * 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...WITH AN
   ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW FALLING LATER TONIGHT INTO
   THURSDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS...

 * TRAVEL WILL BE HAMPERED LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY MORNING
   DUE TO SNOW AND SLUSH COVERED ROADS.

 * THE WET...HEAVY NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO
   SHOVEL AND PLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
   WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

$$

MIZ012-161715-
/O.CON.KMQT.WW.Y.0019.140416T1400Z-140417T1500Z/
MENOMINEE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MENOMINEE
402 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS
MORNING TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * EXPECT HEAVY AND WET SNOW TO SPREAD INTO MENOMINEE COUNTY LATER
   THIS MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. THE SNOW MAY THEN DIMINISH FOR
   A TIME LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING...BEFORE ANOTHER
   BATCH OF SNOW ARRIVES LATER TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. THE
   SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN AT TIMES NEAR MENOMINEE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.

 * EXPECT 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW TODAY...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 4
   INCHES OF SNOW LATER TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. THE HIGHEST
   SNOWFALL TOTALS WILL BE OVER NORTHERN MENOMINEE COUNTY...MAINLY TO
   THE NORTH OF US-2.

IMPACTS...

 * TRAVEL WILL BE HAMPERED AT TIMES LATER THIS MORNING INTO THURSDAY
   MORNING DUE TO SNOW AND SLUSH COVERED ROADS.

 * THE WET...HEAVY NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO
   SHOVEL AND PLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
   WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

$$

JLA








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