Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
221 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  NEARSHORE AND OPEN WATERS FROM ST JOSEPH TO SAUGATUCK...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 218 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 NM NORTH OF THE
  ST. JOSEPH LIGHT...MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS. IN ADDITION...A
  THUNDERSTORM MOVING OVER THE OPEN WATERS FROM GARY INDIANA
  PRODUCED 50 KNOT WINDS AT THE AIRPORT. THIS THUNDERSTORM WILL ALSO
  BE MOVING INTO THE NEARSHORE WATERS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ABOVE DECK WITH CAPSIZED BOATS
  POSSIBLE.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  THE SOUTH HAVEN LIGHT AROUND 235 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4254 8623 4243 8625 4226 8633 4212 8648
      4213 8655 4212 8697 4247 8701
TIME...MOT...LOC 1819Z 252DEG 52KT 4227 8651

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

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