Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
136 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

MIC159-180545-
/O.CAN.KGRR.SV.W.0028.000000T0000Z-160718T0600Z/
VAN BUREN MI-
136 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR EASTERN VAN BUREN COUNTY IS
CANCELLED...

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS MOVED OUT OF
THE WARNED AREA. THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

LAT...LON 4207 8575 4217 8575 4226 8576 4234 8576
      4241 8575 4242 8553 4207 8549
TIME...MOT...LOC 0535Z 259DEG 44KT 4222 8556

$$

MIC077-180600-
/O.CON.KGRR.SV.W.0028.000000T0000Z-160718T0600Z/
KALAMAZOO MI-
136 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM EDT
FOR WESTERN KALAMAZOO COUNTY...

AT 135 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED
OVER PORTAGE...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...             WESTWOOD...
EASTWOOD...            VICKSBURG...           SCHOOLCRAFT...
COMSTOCK NORTHWEST...  ALAMO...               PARCHMENT...
OSHTEMO...             COOPER...

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 8575 4217 8575 4226 8576 4234 8576
      4241 8575 4242 8553 4207 8549
TIME...MOT...LOC 0535Z 259DEG 44KT 4222 8556

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

$$

DUKE



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