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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
428 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...Wintry mix with snow and icing through this afternoon...

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Marquette-
Including the cities of Gwinn and Marquette
428 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Freezing rain is expected into this afternoon over portions of
   north central Upper Michigan with ice accumulations of up to
   one-quarter of an inch expected. Isolated higher terrain locations
   north and west of Negaunee and Ishpeming could see even
   greater ice amounts. Rain is expected at lower elevations
   closer to Lake Superior and from Gwinn southward.

 * The rain and freezing rain will mix with and change to snow
   late this afternoon into this evening. Snow accumulations will
   be less than 1 inch in most higher terrain areas.

IMPACTS...

 * Most of the ice accumulation will occur on elevated surfaces
   such as trees and power lines. Due to the weight of the ice on
   the trees, some power outages could occur.

 * Untreated roads over the higher terrain may become slippery.
   Use caution if traveling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet,
   or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.

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

&&

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Keweenaw-Northern Houghton-Baraga-Iron-Southern Houghton-
Including the cities of Copper Harbor, Houghton, Hancock, L`Anse,
Iron River, Kenton, and Sidnaw
428 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 /328 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT /7 PM
CDT/ THIS EVENING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Freezing rain is expected over much of western Upper Michigan
   with additional ice accumulations of one-tenth to one-quarter
   of an inch. Higher terrain locations will see the greater ice
   amounts. In Iron county, there is now a greater chance of
   seeing freezing rain over all the county, including at Iron
   River and Crystal Falls.

 * Sleet and snow will continue to mix with the rain and freezing
   rain this morning and eventually change to snow this afternoon.
   Total snow accumulations by this evening will range from 1 to 2
   inches across Iron County to 2 to 4 inches across the Keweenaw
   Peninsula, including at Kenton, Houghton and Calumet.

IMPACTS...

 * Most of the ice accumulation through this morning will occur
   on elevated surfaces such as trees and power lines.

 * Due to the freezing rain, sleet and snow, untreated roads will
   become very slippery. Use caution if traveling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet,
   or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.

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

&&

$$

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Ontonagon-Gogebic-
Including the cities of Ontonagon and Ironwood
428 AM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 /328 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT /NOON
CDT/ THIS AFTERNOON...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Snow will mix with freezing rain and sleet at times this
   morning before changing to snow this afternoon. Additional ice
   accumulations up to one-tenth of an inch are expected.
   Additional sleet and snow accumulations will range from 1 to 4
   inches, with the most snow occurring over Ontonagon county.

IMPACTS...

 * Any additional ice accumulation this morning will occur on
   elevated surfaces such as trees and power lines.

 * Due to the snow, sleet and freezing rain, untreated roads will
   become very slippery. Use caution if traveling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet,
   or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.

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

&&

$$

JLA



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