Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
419 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

MIZ001>005-084-231100-
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...ONTONAGON...HOUGHTON...
HANCOCK...L`ANSE...GWINN...MARQUETTE...KENTON...SIDNAW
419 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...LATE SEASON SNOWFALL POSSIBLE OVER NORTHWEST UPPER MICHIGAN...

A BROAD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING EAST OUT OF THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL PLAINS ON THURSDAY WILL SPREAD PRECIPITATION ACROSS UPPER
MICHIGAN LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. WHILE
CONFIDENCE IS HIGH ON PRECIPITATION OCCURRING...THE TYPE OF
PRECIPITATION REMAINS DIFFICULT TO PIN DOWN. AT THIS TIME...A MIX OF
RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD OVER THE AREA THURSDAY BEFORE
CHANGING TO ALL SNOW ON THURSDAY NIGHT. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THE
PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS ALL SNOW OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST UPPER
MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY.

SLUSHY LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF WESTERN
UPPER MICHIGAN...BUT THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY OF MODERATE SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF NORTH CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN
AND ESPECIALLY THE KEWEENAW PENINSULA. WITH THE LARGE UNCERTAINTY ON
THE PRECIPITATION TYPE FOR THIS SYSTEM...STAY TUNED TO THE LATER
FORECASTS FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON THIS EVOLVING SYSTEM.

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