Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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WWUS43 KGRR 090904
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
404 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

MIZ037-038-043-050-091715-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0010.160209T2100Z-160211T1500Z/
MASON-LAKE-OCEANA-MUSKEGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...HART...MUSKEGON
404 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AND INTENSE THIS
   AFTERNOON.

 * SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH SNOW RATES OF AN INCH PER
   HOUR POSSIBLE.

*  WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST OCCASIONALLY GUSTING TO 35
   MPH...PRODUCING PERIODS OF NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY LATE THIS
   AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

 * THIS IS A PROLONGED SNOW EVENT...THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
   TOTAL SNOWFALL THROUGH THIS PERIOD IS EXPECTED TO EXCEED SIX
   INCHES. LOCALIZED AREAS OF A FOOT OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY STARTING THIS
   AFTERNOON.

 * TODAYS EVENING COMMUTE WILL BE IMPACTED WITH SLOW AND HAZARDOUS
   TRAVEL. ADDITIONAL COMMUTES INTO THURSDAY MORNING WILL ALSO BE
   IMPACTED.

 * ROAD SALT WILL BECOME LESS EFFECTIVE INTO TONIGHT AS
   TEMPERATURES DROP INTO THE TEENS. THE COLD AIR WILL CONTINUE
   OVER THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$

MIZ056-064-071-091715-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0010.160209T2100Z-160211T1500Z/
OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
404 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AND INTENSE THIS
   AFTERNOON.

 * SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH SNOW RATES OF AN INCH PER
   HOUR POSSIBLE.

*  WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST OCCASIONALLY GUSTING TO 35
   MPH...PRODUCING PERIODS OF NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY LATE THIS
   AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

 * THIS IS A PROLONGED SNOW EVENT...THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
   TOTAL SNOWFALL THROUGH THIS PERIOD IS EXPECTED TO EXCEED SIX
   INCHES. LOCALIZED AREAS OF A FOOT OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

* ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY STARTING THIS
   AFTERNOON.

 * TODAYS EVENING COMMUTE WILL BE IMPACTED WITH SLOW AND HAZARDOUS
   TRAVEL. ADDITIONAL COMMUTES INTO THURSDAY MORNING WILL ALSO BE
   IMPACTED.

 * ROAD SALT WILL BECOME LESS EFFECTIVE INTO TONIGHT AS
   TEMPERATURES DROP INTO THE TEENS. THE COLD AIR WILL CONTINUE
   OVER THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY.

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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