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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1033 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-242345-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150225T0000Z/
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...
CLARE...HART...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON...
GREENVILLE...ALMA...JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS...
HOLLAND...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
1033 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. GUSTS OVER 35 MPH ARE
   EXPECTED WHICH WILL RESULT IN SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES FROM MUSKEGON
   TO LUDINGTON AND HARRISON... TO 1 TO 2 INCHES FOR GRAND RAPIDS
   TO MOUNT PLEASANT AND GENERALLY AN INCH OR LESS FOR LANSING AND
   JACKSON.  THE SNOW WILL PERSIST IN THE LUDINGTON TO HART
   REGION THROUGH 1 PM. THE SNOW WILL ARRIVE IN GRAND RAPIDS AND
   MUSKEGON BY NOON. THE SNOW IS NOT LIKELY TO START IN LANSING OR
   JACKSON UNTIL MID AFTERNOON. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OF FROM WEST
   TO EAST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.  ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW COULD ARRIVE
   THIS EVENING.

 * WIND CHILL VALUES OF 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ARE LIKELY AROUND
   DAYBREAK.

IMPACTS...

 * SOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS...SOME OF WHICH COULD BECOME
   IMPASSABLE ALONG THE LAKESHORE GENERALLY NORTH OF MUSKEGON.

 * NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES AT TIMES ESPECIALLY NORTH OF A MUSKEGON
   TO BIG RAPIDS LINE.

 * POSSIBLE SCHOOL/EVENT DELAYS OR CLOSURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER AND HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/5OG.

&&

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