Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
600 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

MIC067-081-117-122230-
/O.CON.KGRR.SV.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140412T2230Z/
IONIA MI-KENT MI-MONTCALM MI-
600 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MONTCALM...
NORTHERN KENT AND NORTHERN IONIA COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

AT 559 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM KINGS CORNER TO SHILOH TO IONIA...AND MOVING EAST AT
45 MPH.

THESE ARE VERY DANGEROUS STORMS.

HAZARD...85 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...LAW ENFORCEMENT.

IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
         SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED. EXPECT
         CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO ROOFS...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES.
         EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HOWARD CITY...        GREENVILLE...         EDMORE...
  STANTON...            SPARTA...             CEDAR SPRINGS...
  ROCKFORD...           BELDING...            FERRIS TWP...
  LANGSTON...           CEDAR LAKE...         VICKERYVILLE...
  BUTTERNUT...          FENWICK...            TURK LAKE...
  SIDNEY...             CORAL...              AMBLE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE
SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION. THESE STORMS ARE PRODUCING
WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE ACROSS NORTHERN KENT COUNTY. SEEK SHELTER
NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

&&

LAT...LON 4299 8485 4299 8532 4299 8578 4329 8579
      4329 8557 4347 8556 4346 8484
TIME...MOT...LOC 2200Z 281DEG 38KT 4326 8510 4312 8505
          4302 8510

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...85MPH

$$







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