Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1259 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN KALAMAZOO COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN...
  VAN BUREN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN...

* UNTIL 200 AM EDT

* AT 1258 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER COLOMA...
  MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
           TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  KALAMAZOO...           PORTAGE...             SOUTH HAVEN...
  PAW PAW...             EASTWOOD...            WESTWOOD...
  VICKSBURG...           HARTFORD...            MATTAWAN...
  LAWTON...              BANGOR...              DECATUR...
  SCHOOLCRAFT...         COMSTOCK NORTHWEST...  ALAMO...
  PINE GROVE...          COVERT...              KEELER...
  PARCHMENT...           LAWRENCE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 4207 8601 4209 8622 4224 8622 4224 8636
      4239 8628 4242 8592 4242 8553 4207 8549
TIME...MOT...LOC 0458Z 259DEG 44KT 4219 8634

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

DUKE


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