Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
910 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...Moderate to heavy snow with mixed precipitation also possible
through Saturday...

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Ontonagon-Gogebic-
Including the cities of Ontonagon and Ironwood
910 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017 /810 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST /6 AM
CST/ SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Expect light to moderate snow to continue through tonight
   before diminishing by daybreak on Saturday.

 * Winds gusting as high as 30 MPH will cause some blowing and
   drifting snow, especially near Lake Superior.

 * Expect an additional 3 to 6 inches of snow tonight. The
   heaviest snow will occur over the higher terrain from
   Ironwood to White Pine.

IMPACTS...

 * Travel will be difficult with snow covered roads and
   visibility reduced to under one half mile at times in falling
   and blowing snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
   conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
   flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an
   emergency.

 * Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/mqt

$$

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Baraga-Marquette-
Including the cities of L`Anse, Gwinn, and Marquette
910 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Periods of light snow this evening will become steadier and
   heavier overnight.

 * The heaviest snowfall rates over 1 inch per hour will occur
   between midnight and 6 AM Saturday.

 * Winds gusting as high as 35 MPH will cause areas of blowing
   and drifting snow, especially near Lake Superior.

 * Expect an additional 3 to 8 inches of snow tonight. The
   heaviest snow is most likely over the higher terrain from
   Herman to Ishpeming and Negaunee. The least snow will fall
   well inland from Witch Lake to Arnold.

IMPACTS...

 * Travel will be difficult at times, especially overnight as
   areas of snow and blowing snow increase.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow,
   sleet, and ice are expected. Strong winds are also possible.
   This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

 * Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/mqt

$$

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Iron-Dickinson-Menominee-Delta-
Including the cities of Iron River, Iron Mountain, Menominee,
Escanaba, and Gladstone
910 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017 /810 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST /6 AM
CST/ SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Expect occasional light snow mixed with sleet and freezing
   drizzle this evening to give way to some steady light snow
   overnight.

 * An additional 1 to 3 inches of snow will fall tonight. Minor
   ice accumulations under a tenth of an inch will also be
   possible through midnight.

 * Winds gusting as high as 30 MPH will cause patchy blowing and
   drifting snow, mainly near the Bay of Green Bay.

IMPACTS...

 * The wet and heavy snow along with minor ice accumulations will
   result in continued slick roads through the night. Travel will
   be difficult on untreated roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet,
   or freezing drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be
   prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use
   caution while driving.

 * Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/mqt

$$

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Keweenaw-Northern Houghton-Southern Houghton-
Including the cities of Copper Harbor, Houghton, Hancock, Kenton,
and Sidnaw
910 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Expect light to at times moderate snow to continue through
   the night before slowly tapering off Saturday morning.

 * Winds gusting as high as 35 MPH will cause areas of blowing
   and drifting snow, especially near Lake Superior.

 * Expect an additional 3 to 5 inches of snow tonight. The most
   snow tonight will occur over the higher terrain, including
   Twin Lakes, Painesdale, Calumet and Delaware.

IMPACTS...

 * Travel will be difficult at times with snow covered roads and
   visibility reduced to under one half mile at times in falling
   and blowing snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
   cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
   covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
   driving.

 * Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/mqt

$$

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Alger-Luce-Southern Schoolcraft-Northern Schoolcraft-
Including the cities of Grand Marais, Munising, Newberry,
Manistique, and Seney
910 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST
SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Occasional wet snow, sleet and freezing drizzle into the early
   morning hours on Saturday will transition to a stead light to
   moderate snow late tonight and Saturday morning. Expect the
   snow to transition to lake effect snow showers on Saturday
   afternoon before diminishing later in the day.

 * There could be a rumble of thunder through midnight, mainly to
   the east of a line from Grand Marais to Manistique.

 * Expect additional snowfall accumulations tonight to range
   between 1 and 2 inches from Manistique to Newberry to as much
   as 4 to 5 inches over western Alger County. Any ice accumulation
   through tonight will be under a tenth of an inch. Plan on an
   additional 2 to 4 inches of snow on Saturday.

 * Winds gusting as high as 35 to 40 MPH will cause areas of blowing
   and drifting snow, especially late tonight and Saturday morning
   near Lake Superior.

IMPACTS...

 * The wet snow along with ice accumulations will continue to
   make roads slippery through Saturday. Travel will be
   difficult on untreated roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet,
   or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared
   for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution
   while driving.

 * Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/mqt

$$

KC



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