Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
552 PM CDT THU AUG 10 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN WI TO NORTH PORT LIGHT WI 5 NM OFF
  SHORE TO MID LAKE...

* UNTIL 645 PM CDT

* AT 552 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 13 NM EAST OF PORT WASHINGTON...MOVING EAST
  AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...AND
           LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. BOATS COULD SUFFER SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL
           DAMAGE IN HIGH WINDS AND HAIL. SMALL CRAFT COULD CAPSIZE
           IN SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4326 8768 4340 8765 4345 8714 4339 8715
      4318 8712
TIME...MOT...LOC 2252Z 269DEG 20KT 4332 8757

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

DDV


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