Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
203 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

MIC005-139-201815-
/O.CON.KGRR.TO.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160820T1815Z/
OTTAWA MI-ALLEGAN MI-
203 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN OTTAWA AND NORTH CENTRAL ALLEGAN COUNTIES...

AT 159 PM EDT...A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 3 MILES SOUTH OF
HAMILTON...MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO.

SOURCE...RADAR CONFIRMED TORNADO.

IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
         SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE
         TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR.  TREE DAMAGE
         IS LIKELY.

THIS TORNADO WILL PASS NEAR HAMILTON THROUGH 215 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REPEAT...A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A
BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY
BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A MOBILE HOME...OR
IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 4290 8607 4283 8578 4277 8578 4277 8576
      4258 8594 4260 8607
TIME...MOT...LOC 1759Z 197DEG 24KT 4264 8599

TORNADO...OBSERVED
HAIL...<.75IN

$$

MEADE


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