Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
629 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

MIZ003-282330-
HOUGHTON MI-
629 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN HOUGHTON COUNTY
UNTIL 730 PM EDT...

AT 629 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES NORTHWEST OF THE UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL...OR 15 MILES
WEST OF CALUMET...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  THE UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL AROUND 645 PM EDT.
  MCLAIN STATE PARK AROUND 650 PM EDT.
  HANCOCK AROUND 655 PM EDT.
  HOUGHTON AND CALUMET AROUND 700 PM EDT.
  LAURIUM...HOUGHTON COUNTY AIRPORT AND DOLLAR BAY AROUND 705 PM EDT.
  LAKE LINDEN...TORCH LAKE AND HUBBELL AROUND 710 PM EDT.
  RABBIT BAY AROUND 725 PM EDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE RICE LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF ON OR NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 4724 8835 4722 8829 4720 8829 4719 8823
      4714 8823 4714 8829 4709 8830 4707 8827
      4709 8831 4708 8834 4698 8840 4716 8875
      4721 8869 4725 8857 4729 8851
TIME...MOT...LOC 2229Z 302DEG 24KT 4730 8878

$$

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