Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
402 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...Moderate to heavy snow with mixed precipitation also possible
through Saturday...

MIZ002-009-250515-
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Ontonagon-Gogebic-
Including the cities of Ontonagon and Ironwood
402 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017 /302 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST /6 AM
CST/ SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Expect snow to continue through tonight. The snow will increase
   this evening and will fall moderate to heavy at times through
   most of tonight. The snow will diminish early on Saturday
   morning.

 * The heaviest snowfall rates over 1 inch per hour will occur
   between 7 PM this evening and 1 AM Saturday.

 * Winds gusting as high as 40 MPH will cause areas of blowing and
   drifting snow, especially near Lake Superior.

 * Expect an additional 4 to 8 inches of snow tonight. The
   heaviest snow will occur over the higher terrain from Ironwood
   to White Pine.

IMPACTS...

 * Travel will become difficult at times, especially from early
   evening through tonight as areas of snow and blowing snow
   increase.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
   conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
   flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an
   emergency.

 * Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/mqt

$$

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Baraga-Marquette-
Including the cities of L`Anse, Gwinn, and Marquette
402 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Snow will continue across the area through tonight with a
   couple breaks in the snow possible this evening. The snow will
   fall moderate to heavy at times late this evening through the
   overnight hours. The snow will diminish on Saturday morning.

 * The heaviest snowfall rates over 1 inch per hour will occur
   between 7 PM this evening and 1 AM Saturday.

 * Winds gusting as high as 40 MPH will cause areas of blowing and
   drifting snow, especially near Lake Superior.

 * Expect an additional 5 to 10 inches of snow tonight. The
   heaviest snow accumulation will be from L`Anse and Herman to
   Negaunee and Little Lake. The least snow will fall well inland
   from Witch Lake to Arnold.

IMPACTS...

 * Travel will become difficult, especially from early evening
   through tonight as areas of snow and blowing snow increase.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow,
   sleet, and ice are expected. Strong winds are also possible.
   This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

 * Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/mqt

$$

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Iron-Dickinson-Menominee-Delta-
Including the cities of Iron River, Iron Mountain, Menominee,
Escanaba, and Gladstone
402 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017 /302 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST /6 AM
CST/ SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Periods of wet and heavy snow will occur tonight, possibly
   mixing with or changing to freezing drizzle and sleet at times
   this evening.

 * Expect an additional 1 to 4 inches tonight. The heaviest
   snowfall totals are expected from near Iron Mountain to Cornell
   to Round Lake and areas to the northwest. Minor ice
   accumulation, less than a tenth of an inch will also be
   possible through late evening.

 * Winds gusting as high as 30 MPH will cause patchy blowing and
   drifting snow, mainly through this evening near the Bay of
   Green Bay.

IMPACTS...

 * The wet and heavy snow along with minor ice accumulations
   will result in continued slick roads into this evening.
   Travel will be difficult on untreated roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet,
   or freezing drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be
   prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use
   caution while driving.

 * Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/mqt

$$

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Keweenaw-Northern Houghton-Southern Houghton-
Including the cities of Copper Harbor, Houghton, Hancock, Kenton,
and Sidnaw
402 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Expect snow to continue through tonight before slowly
   tapering off Saturday morning.

 * The heaviest snowfall rates will occur between 7 PM this
   evening and 1 AM Saturday.

 * Winds gusting as high as 40 MPH will cause areas of blowing
   and drifting snow, especially tonight near Lake Superior.

 * Expect an additional 4 to 6 inches of snow tonight. The most
   snow tonight will occur over the higher terrain, including Twin
   Lakes, Painesdale, Calumet and Delaware.

IMPACTS...

 * Roads will be snow covered and slippery as areas of snow and
   blowing snow increase.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
   cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
   covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
   driving.

 * Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/mqt

$$

MIZ006-007-014-085-250515-
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Alger-Luce-Southern Schoolcraft-Northern Schoolcraft-
Including the cities of Grand Marais, Munising, Newberry,
Manistique, and Seney
402 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST
SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Light snow will continue across the area through Saturday;
   however, the snow will mix with or change to freezing drizzle
   and sleet at times through late this evening. Any mixed
   precipitation will change back to snow late tonight into
   Saturday. Snow will diminish late on Saturday.

 * Expect additional snowfall accumulations tonight through
   Saturday of 3 to 7 inches are expected with ice accumulations
   generally under a tenth of an inch possible. The heaviest snow
   totals are expected from Trenary to Steuben to Pine Stump
   Junction and points north. Little to no ice accumulation is
   expected for Saturday morning.

 * Winds gusting as high as 40 MPH will cause areas of blowing
   and drifting snow, especially later tonight into Saturday
   near Lake Superior.

IMPACTS...

 * The wet snow along with ice accumulations will continue to
   make roads slippery through Saturday. Travel will be
   difficult on untreated roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet,
   or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared
   for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution
   while driving.

 * Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/mqt

$$

KEC



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