Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1248 AM EDT WED JUL 26 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  MARQUETTE TO MUNISING MI...
  MUNISING TO GRAND MARAIS MI...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1247 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER GRAND
  ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GRAND ISLAND AND MINERS CASTLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4653 8642 4639 8663 4640 8672 4643 8676
      4662 8670 4659 8657 4656 8633
TIME...MOT...LOC 0447Z 286DEG 26KT 4652 8664

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

JLA



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