Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
521 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

MIZ005-006-242345-
MARQUETTE-ALGER-
521 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...A SNOW SQUALL OVER FAR EASTERN MARQUETTE AND WESTERN ALGER
COUNTIES...

AT 515 PM EST...A SNOW SQUALL WAS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
PRESQUE ISLE TO 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CHATHAM...AND WAS NEARLY
STATIONARY.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE UNDER THIS SQUALL. THE
COMBINATION OF THE FALLING SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WHIPPED UP BY THESE
GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN VISIBILITY REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS ALONG M-28. EXPECT THIS SNOW SQUALL
TO DIMINISH BY 630 PM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MARQUETTE...CHATHAM...HARVEY...DEERTON...TRAUNIK...EBEN JUNCTION...
KIVA AND TRENARY.

USE EXTRA CAUTION IF YOU MUST TRAVEL INTO OR THROUGH THIS DANGEROUS
SNOW SQUALL IN EASTERN MARQUETTE AND WESTERN ALGER COUNTIES. RAPID
CHANGES IN VISIBILITY AND POTENTIALLY SLICK ROADS ARE LIKELY TO LEAD
TO ACCIDENTS. CONSIDER DELAYING TRAVEL UNTIL THE SQUALL PASSES YOUR
LOCATION.

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY IN WINTER WEATHER SITUATIONS. BE
PREPARED FOR SNOW OR ICE COVERED ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA
TIME WHEN TRAVELING.

LAT...LON 4661 8742 4658 8740 4659 8738 4653 8739
      4649 8733 4649 8723 4650 8717 4649 8712
      4653 8702 4651 8696 4646 8694 4623 8692
      4622 8737
TIME...MOT...LOC 2211Z 351DEG 4KT 4661 8733 4630 8705
$$

KC



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