Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
616 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

MIZ016>036-041-042-251300-
EMMET-CHEBOYGAN-PRESQUE ISLE-CHARLEVOIX-LEELANAU-ANTRIM-OTSEGO-
MONTMORENCY-ALPENA-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-KALKASKA-CRAWFORD-OSCODA-
ALCONA-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-MISSAUKEE-ROSCOMMON-OGEMAW-IOSCO-GLADWIN-
ARENAC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PETOSKEY...CHEBOYGAN...ROGERS CITY...
CHARLEVOIX...NORTHPORT...MANCELONA...GAYLORD...ATLANTA...ALPENA...
FRANKFORT...TRAVERSE CITY...KALKASKA...GRAYLING...MIO...
HARRISVILLE...MANISTEE...CADILLAC...LAKE CITY...HOUGHTON LAKE...
WEST BRANCH...TAWAS CITY...GLADWIN...STANDISH
616 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

...FREEZING RAIN ON THE WAY...

A BAND OF FREEZING RAIN CONTINUES TO LIFT INTO NORTHERN LOWER
MICHIGAN...AND WILL PUSH THROUGH ALL OF NORTHERN LOWER THIS
MORNING. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS DUE TO ICE. THE GREATEST ACCUMULATION OF ICE WILL BE IN
HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS.

THE RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN HAS MADE IT INTO THE MANISTEE
AREA. THE FREEZING RAIN WILL SPREAD NORTHEAST INTO THE GRAND
TRAVERSE BAY...EAST JORDAN...GRAYLING...CADILLAC...ROSCOMMON...
WEST BRANCH AND STANDISH AREAS BETWEEN 7AM AND 8AM. IN THE
MEANTIME FREEZING RAIN WILL TURN TO JUST RAIN ACROSS COASTAL
AREAS FROM MANISTEE TO FRANKFORT INTO LEELANAU COUNTY...BUT ROADS
MAY STILL BE A LITTLE ICY IN SPOTS.

THE FREEZING RAIN WILL WORK THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF NORTHERN
LOWER MICHIGAN BETWEEN 8AM AND 10AM. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING
COMMUNITIES:

GAYLORD...CHARLEVOIX...PETOSKEY...PELLSTON...CHEBOYGAN...AND
ATLANTA...AS WELL AS ALPENA...MIO...LEWISTON...EAST TAWAS AND
HARRISVILLE.

MORNING DRIVERS WILL NEED TO ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION...AND TO BE PREPARED FOR VERY SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.

$$



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