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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
927 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...MODERATE TO HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW DEVELOPING
NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT...
...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS FRIDAY MORNING INTO SATURDAY MORNING...

MIZ005-006-121030-
/O.CON.KMQT.LE.W.0005.160212T0600Z-160213T1200Z/
MARQUETTE-ALGER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GWINN...MARQUETTE...GRAND MARAIS...
MUNISING
927 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM FRIDAY TO
7 AM EST SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * MODERATE TO HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT BETWEEN 2
   AM AND 4 AM. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST ON FRIDAY
   MORNING...GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. THE
   STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR LATE FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
   EVENING. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY
   NIGHT...ESPECIALLY ALONG M-28 FROM HARVEY EAST TO SHINGLETON.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT ARE EXPECTED TO BE
   5 TO 12 INCHES...GREATEST FROM SHOT POINT TO GRAND MARAIS. LOWER
   AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED SOUTHWEST OF TRENARY AND
   GWINN.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE AS LOW AS 25 BELOW ZERO FRIDAY
   AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

IMPACTS...

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL LEAD TO VERY DANGEROUS TRAVEL
   CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. SIMILAR PAST EVENTS
   HAVE LED TO THE CLOSURE OF M-28 BETWEEN HARVEY AND MUNISING.
   IF YOU BECOME STRANDED...YOU WILL ALSO HAVE TO FACE BITTERLY
   COLD WIND CHILLS. AVOID TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE.

 * WIND CHILL VALUES TO 25 BELOW ZERO CAN LEAD TO FROST BITE ON
   EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 15 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE
   EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS
   OR IMPOSSIBLE.

 * A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS
   FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. USE
   CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

$$

MIZ001>003-084-121030-
/O.CON.KMQT.LE.Y.0008.160212T0300Z-160213T1200Z/
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...ONTONAGON...HOUGHTON...
HANCOCK...KENTON...SIDNAW
927 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL INTENSIFY BETWEEN 10 PM AND MIDNIGHT AND
   CONTINUE TO FALL MODERATELY INTO FRIDAY MORNING. LIGHT TO
   MODERATE SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

 * NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE UP TO 40 MPH THROUGH
   FRIDAY...LEADING TO INCREASED BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
   VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF MILE OR LESS.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED NEAR LAKE
   SUPERIOR TONIGHT...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES FRIDAY
   AND FRIDAY NIGHT. THE LEAST SNOW WILL FALL AWAY FROM LAKE
   SUPERIOR.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE AS LOW AS 25 BELOW ZERO STARTING
   FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

 * BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE MILE OR LESS AT
   TIMES...ESPECIALLY ON FRIDAY NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR.

 * WIND CHILL VALUES TO 25 BELOW ZERO CAN LEAD TO FROST BITE ON
   EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 15 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS
   FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

$$

MIZ004-121030-
/O.CON.KMQT.LE.Y.0008.160212T0600Z-160213T1200Z/
BARAGA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...L`ANSE
927 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM FRIDAY
TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL INTENSIFY AROUND 1 AM TONIGHT AND
   CONTINUE TO FALL MODERATELY INTO FRIDAY MORNING. LIGHT TO
   MODERATE SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

 * WINDS GUSTING UP TO 25 MPH ON FRIDAY WILL LEAD TO PATCHY BLOWING
   SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITY TO ONE HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT...
   WITH AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE AS LOW AS 25 BELOW ZERO STARTING
   FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL CONTINUE TO BE SLIPPERY.

 * BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE MILE OR LESS AT
   TIMES ON FRIDAY.

 * WIND CHILL VALUES TO 25 BELOW ZERO CAN LEAD TO FROST BITE ON
   EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 15 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS
   FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

$$

MIZ007-085-121030-
/O.CON.KMQT.LE.Y.0008.160212T0600Z-160213T1200Z/
LUCE-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...SENEY
927 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM FRIDAY
TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * MODERATE TO HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL THEN DEVELOP TONIGHT
   BETWEEN 2 AM AND 4 AM AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

 * NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR WILL GUST TO 35 MPH
   FRIDAY...CAUSING BLOWING SNOW.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT ARE EXPECTED TO
   BE 5 TO 12 INCHES...WITH THE LEAST SNOW FALLING NEAR NEWBERRY.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE AS LOW AS 25 BELOW ZERO LATE
   FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL CONTINUE TO BE SLIPPERY.

 * BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF MILE OR
   LESS AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY ON FRIDAY NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR.

 * WIND CHILL VALUES TO 25 BELOW ZERO CAN LEAD TO FROST BITE ON
   EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 15 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS
   FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. USE
   CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

$$

MIZ009>011-121030-
/O.CON.KMQT.WC.Y.0002.160212T1500Z-160213T1500Z/
GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...IRONWOOD...IRON RIVER...IRON MOUNTAIN
827 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO 9 AM
CST SATURDAY...

 * EXPECT WIND CHILLS TO RANGE FROM 15 AND 30 BELOW ZERO BETWEEN
   10 AM FRIDAY AND 9 AM SATURDAY...WITH THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS
   OCCURRING AROUND 5 PM FRIDAY.

 * THE VERY LOW WIND CHILLS WILL CAUSE FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE AS 30
   MINUTES TO EXPOSED SKIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG
   WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

$$

VOSS


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