Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Marquette MI
324 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-170500-
Keweenaw-Ontonagon-Northern Houghton-Baraga-Marquette-Alger-Luce-
Gogebic-Iron-Dickinson-Menominee-Delta-Southern Schoolcraft-
Southern Houghton-Northern Schoolcraft-
Including the cities of Copper Harbor, Ontonagon, Houghton,
Hancock, L`Anse, Gwinn, Marquette, Grand Marais, Munising,
Newberry, Ironwood, Iron River, Iron Mountain, Menominee,
Escanaba, Gladstone, Manistique, Kenton, Sidnaw, and Seney
324 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017 /224 PM CST Thu Nov 16 2017/

...Slippery travel possible at times into Friday along with gusty
south winds...

A wintry mix of freezing drizzle and snow will continue over the
higher terrain of central Upper Michigan through most of the night.
Late tonight into Friday morning, light snow and freezing drizzle
will begin to affect more of Upper Michigan. Eventually the wintry
mix of precipitation will change to mainly rain Friday afternoon
as temperatures rise above freezing. However, there may be enough
cold air lingering to result in a mix of rain and snow over far
western Upper Michigan and also over eastern sections of Upper
Michigan. Though snow and ice amounts will remain light through
Friday, untreated roads will remain slippery. If traveling, be
prepared for changing road conditions.

In addition, strong and gusty south winds are expected late tonight
into Friday as a warm front crosses the region. Wind gusts up to
40 mph are possible, especially near Lake Superior from Marquette
to Grand Marais and Whitefish Point. The strong winds may result
in difficult travel for higher profile vehicles, especially on
west to east oriented roads.

$$

JLA



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