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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
205 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

MIZ037-038-043-056-064-071-072-070315-
/O.NEW.KGRR.WS.A.0004.161208T0500Z-161209T2000Z/
MASON-LAKE-OCEANA-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...HART...
GRAND HAVEN...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO
205 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL PICK UP IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY OVERNIGHT
   WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

 * LOCALIZED HEAVIER SNOW BANDS WILL BECOME LIKELY...WITH 1 TO 2
   INCH PER HOUR SNOW RATES POSSIBLE FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
   INTO FRIDAY.

 * WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL
   PRODUCE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

 * SOME LOCALIZED AREAS COULD SEE A FOOT OR MORE OF SNOW FROM
   WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK TOWARD THE THURSDAY
   MORNING COMMUTE AND LAST THROUGH FRIDAY.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE HEAVIER
   BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * AT THIS TIME...HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IS LIKELY BUT NOT
   IMMINENT. TRAVEL CONDITIONS MAY DETERIORATE QUICKLY IF
   HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER DOES OCCUR...SO IT IS IMPORTANT TO
   MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

NJJ



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