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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
328 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

MIZ037-043-056-064-071-100430-
/O.CON.KGRR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160211T1500Z/
MASON-OCEANA-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...HART...JENISON...HOLLAND...
SOUTH HAVEN
328 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AND INTENSE THIS
   EVENING. THE BANDS OF SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY
   NIGHT.

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

 * WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST OCCASIONALLY GUSTING TO 35 MPH...
   PRODUCING PERIODS OF NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY TONIGHT THROUGH
   WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

 * THIS WILL BE A PROLONGED SNOW EVENT...THROUGH THURSDAY
   MORNING. TOTAL. MOST LOCATIONS SHOULD SEE IN EXCESS OF A FOOT
   OF SNOW BY THURSDAY MORNING.

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. THIS INCLUDES PORTIONS OF INTERSTATES
   94 AND 196 ALONG WITH ROUTE 31. AN INCREASED RISK FOR
   MULTIPLE VEHICLE PILEUPS WILL EXIST.

 * 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...

CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE CTA BELOW AND DELETE THE REST

 * 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.

&&

$$

MIZ038-050-072-100430-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160211T1500Z/
LAKE-MUSKEGON-KALAMAZOO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BALDWIN...MUSKEGON...KALAMAZOO
328 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

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

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

 * WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST OCCASIONALLY GUSTING TO 30 MPH...
   PRODUCING PERIODS OF LOW VISIBILITIES THIS EVENING THROUGH
   THURSDAY MORNING.

 * THIS WILL BE 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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