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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1147 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ037-038-043-056-064-071-072-080100-
/O.CON.KGRR.WS.W.0008.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
MASON-LAKE-OCEANA-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...HART...
GRAND HAVEN...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO
1147 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY. THE MOST INTENSE SNOWFALL CAN BE EXPECTED
   THURSDAY MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN AGAIN ALL OF
   THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 8 TO 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE
   BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING 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...

 * 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.

&&

$$

MIZ044-050-080100-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
NEWAYGO-MUSKEGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREMONT...MUSKEGON
1147 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE
   BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING 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...

 * 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.

&&

$$

MIZ057-080100-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
KENT-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GRAND RAPIDS
1147 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER
   OF THE COUNTY.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 MPH WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
   AND DRIFTING SNOW.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING.

 * 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...

 * 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.

&&

$$

MIZ065-073-080100-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
BARRY-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...BATTLE CREEK
1147 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 MPH WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
   AND DRIFTING SNOW.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY...ESPECIALLY FOR
   THE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY MORNING COMMUTES.

 * 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...

 * 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.

&&

$$

JK



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