Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
526 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-076-100000-
MIDLAND-BAY-HURON-SAGINAW-TUSCOLA-SANILAC-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-
LAPEER-ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDLAND...BAY CITY...BAD AXE...
SAGINAW...CARO...SANDUSKY...OWOSSO...FLINT...LAPEER...
PORT HURON...HOWELL...PONTIAC...WARREN...DETROIT
526 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...CAUTIOUS TRAVEL IS ADVISED FOR SNOW-COVERED ROADWAYS AND
REDUCED VISIBILITIES THIS EVENING...

WEATHER...

 * SNOW WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE REGION DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE.
   THE MOST PERSISTENT SNOW WILL OCCUR ALONG THE I 75 CORRIDOR
   FROM SAGINAW TO DETROIT AND ALONG A LINE FROM LAPEER TO MOUNT
   CLEMENS.

 * ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 530 PM AND 8 PM WILL VARY
   FROM LITTLE MORE THAN A DUSTING TO A HALF INCH.

 * WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.

 * AIR TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 25 AND 28 DEGREES.

IMPACTS...

 * ADDITIONAL SNOW ALONG WITH A SLIGHT DROP IN TEMPS WITH SUNSET
   WILL LEAD TO SLICK ROADS...ESPECIALLY ROAD SURFACES WHICH HAVE
   NOT BEEN TREATED.

 * THE SNOW WILL CAUSE REDUCTIONS OF VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE
   MILE AT TIMES. THERE MAY BE RAPID FLUCTUATIONS OF VISIBILITY.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND COLD TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN
   LOCALIZED SLIPPERY CONDITIONS AND VARIABLE TRAFFIC RATES
   THROUGHOUT THE REGION. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION AND
   ACCOUNT FOR THE VARIABLE DRIVING CONDITIONS BY ALLOWING EXTRA
   TIME.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
   VISIT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/RR8

$$

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