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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1056 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

MIZ037-043-056-064-071-100000-
/O.UPG.KGRR.WW.Y.0010.160209T2100Z-160211T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.WS.W.0003.160209T1556Z-160211T1500Z/
MASON-OCEANA-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...HART...JENISON...HOLLAND...
SOUTH HAVEN
1056 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY. THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.


HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

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

&&

$$

MIZ072-100000-
/O.EXB.KGRR.WW.Y.0010.160209T1556Z-160211T1500Z/
KALAMAZOO-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KALAMAZOO
1056 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AND INTENSE THIS
   AFTERNOON AND 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 LATE THIS AFTERNOON
   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. IMPACTED ROADS WILL INCLUDE HIGHWAY 131...AND
   INTERSTATE 94.

 * 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.

&&

$$

MIZ038-050-100000-
/O.EXT.KGRR.WW.Y.0010.160209T1556Z-160211T1500Z/
LAKE-MUSKEGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BALDWIN...MUSKEGON
1056 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
THURSDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

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

 * 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 LATE THIS AFTERNOON
   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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