Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
258 AM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

MIZ002-003-190745-
ONTONAGON MI-HOUGHTON MI-
258 AM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN ONTONAGON AND
NORTHERN HOUGHTON COUNTIES UNTIL 345 AM EDT...

AT 257 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES SOUTHWEST OF ONTONAGON...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HOUGHTON...ONTONAGON...HANCOCK...CHASSELL...SOUTH RANGE...ROCKLAND...
REDRIDGE...MCLAIN STATE PARK...DOLLAR BAY...MASS CITY...
JACOBSVILLE...THE LOWER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL...
FOURTEEN MILE POINT...THE UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL...FREDA...
GREENLAND...WINONA...DONKEN...TWIN LAKES AND TOIVOLA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

PERSONS IN CAMPGROUNDS SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING STURDY SHELTER UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 4707 8905 4707 8900 4710 8899 4728 8856
      4691 8836 4688 8847 4694 8845 4694 8855
      4687 8855 4685 8864 4685 8876 4682 8877
      4681 8892 4678 8894 4666 8944 4684 8957
TIME...MOT...LOC 0657Z 243DEG 51KT 4678 8940

$$

JV



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