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
849 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  LAKE MICHIGAN NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS TO MID LAKE FROM NORTH
  POINT LIGHT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL...

* UNTIL 945 PM CDT

* AT 848 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR OAK CREEK...
  MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN
           STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.
WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LARGE HAIL...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

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 4264 8782 4270 8777 4276 8777 4278 8775
      4286 8784 4294 8785 4292 8708 4256 8703
TIME...MOT...LOC 0148Z 278DEG 35KT 4280 8789

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

BSH



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