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

MIC077-159-180600-
/O.CON.KGRR.SV.W.0028.000000T0000Z-160718T0600Z/
KALAMAZOO MI-VAN BUREN MI-
125 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM EDT
FOR WESTERN KALAMAZOO AND EASTERN VAN BUREN COUNTIES...

AT 125 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MATTAWAN...
MOVING EAST AT 40 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...             PAW PAW...
EASTWOOD...            WESTWOOD...            VICKSBURG...
MATTAWAN...            LAWTON...              DECATUR...
SCHOOLCRAFT...         COMSTOCK NORTHWEST...  ALAMO...
PINE GROVE...          PARCHMENT...           LAWRENCE...
GOBLES...              BLOOMINGDALE...        BREEDSVILLE...
MENTHA...              OSHTEMO...

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 8597 4215 8603 4224 8609 4230 8610
      4241 8607 4242 8592 4242 8553 4207 8549
TIME...MOT...LOC 0525Z 291DEG 33KT 4220 8573

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

$$

DUKE


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