Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
143 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

MIZ071-072-211845-
VAN BUREN MI-KALAMAZOO MI-
143 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

AT 142 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A CLUSTER OF
THUNDERSTORMS OVER VAN BUREN COUNTY AND NORTHWEST KALAMAZOO
COUNTY...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

WIND GUSTS AT LEAST 40 MPH WITH SOME DOWNED TREE LIMBS WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KALAMAZOO...           PORTAGE...             PAW PAW...
EASTWOOD...            WESTWOOD...            VICKSBURG...
HARTFORD...            GALESBURG...           MATTAWAN...
LAWTON...              BANGOR...              DECATUR...
SCHOOLCRAFT...         CLIMAX...              RICHLAND...
GREATER GALESBURG...   SOUTH GULL LAKE...     COMSTOCK NORTHWEST...
ALAMO...               PINE GROVE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4224 8622 4224 8636 4228 8633
      4242 8610 4242 8531 4207 8530
TIME...MOT...LOC 1742Z 296DEG 34KT 4240 8591 4225 8620

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