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Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1007 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Accumulating snow and mixed precipitation Friday into
Saturday...

MIZ010>013-241200-
/O.CON.KMQT.WW.Y.0011.170224T0900Z-170225T0600Z/
Iron-Dickinson-Menominee-Delta-
Including the cities of Iron River, Iron Mountain, Menominee,
Escanaba, and Gladstone
1007 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017 /907 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST /3 AM
CST/ FRIDAY TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Expect wet and heavy snow to develop by 7 AM CST Friday and
   linger through the morning hours. There may be a time in the
   afternoon and evening where snowfall becomes light and mixes
   in with freezing drizzle. However snow is expected to pick
   back up Friday night into early Saturday morning.

 * The heaviest snowfall rates will occur between 6 AM Friday
   and 1 PM Friday, when 2 to 4 inches of snow are possible.

 * Total snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches and ice
   accumulations up to one tenth of an inch are expected Friday
   through the day and into Saturday morning.

IMPACTS...

 * The wet and heavy snow will make roads slick and snow covered
   for the Friday morning commute.

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

$$

MIZ001>005-009-084-241200-
/O.CON.KMQT.WW.Y.0011.170224T1200Z-170225T1200Z/
Keweenaw-Ontonagon-Northern Houghton-Baraga-Marquette-Gogebic-
Southern Houghton-
Including the cities of Copper Harbor, Ontonagon, Houghton,
Hancock, L`Anse, Gwinn, Marquette, Ironwood, Kenton, and Sidnaw
1007 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017 /907 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST /6 AM
CST/ FRIDAY TO 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Expect snow to develop between 8 AM and 11 AM on Friday and
   continue through Friday night.

 * The heaviest snowfall rates are expected in the late morning
   and afternoon hours on Friday and then across the higher
   terrain of north central Upper Michigan on Friday night.

 * Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are possible
   through Saturday morning. Expect the greatest accumulations
   across the higher terrain in the northeast wind snow belts.

IMPACTS...

 * The snow will make roads slick and will likely impact the
   evening commute on Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow 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

$$

MIZ006-007-014-085-241200-
/O.CON.KMQT.WW.Y.0011.170224T1200Z-170226T0000Z/
Alger-Luce-Southern Schoolcraft-Northern Schoolcraft-
Including the cities of Grand Marais, Munising, Newberry,
Manistique, and Seney
1007 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM FRIDAY TO
7 PM EST SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Expect snow to develop between 7 AM and 10 AM Friday and linger
   into the afternoon hours. The snow will then mix with freezing
   drizzle during the afternoon and evening hours on Friday.
   Additional snow is expected on Saturday, along with blowing
   snow.

 * The heaviest snowfall rates will occur between mid morning and
   early afternoon on Friday, with minor ice accumulations Friday
   afternoon and evening.

 * Wind gusts will increase on Saturday to around 30 MPH causing
   blowing and drifting snow, especially near Lake Superior.

 * Total snow accumulations of 4 to 9 inches and ice
   accumulations up to two tenths of an inch are expected Friday
   through the day on Saturday.

IMPACTS...

 * The wet and heavy snow will make roads slick and snow covered.

 * The combination of snow and ice will result in difficult
   travel Friday through Saturday.

 * Blowing and drifting snow will cause reduced visibilities and
   make for difficult travel on Saturday.

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

$$

KC


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