Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
709 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

MIZ044-050-056>058-064-211215-
Muskegon MI-Ionia MI-Allegan MI-Ottawa MI-Newaygo MI-Kent MI-
709 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

At 708 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Drenthe and Zeeland, ast of Holland, moving northeast at 50 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph with downed tree limbs will be possible
with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Grand Rapids...        Holland...             Ionia...
Belding...             Lowell...              Newaygo...
Wyoming...             Kentwood...            Walker...
East Grand Rapids...   Hudsonville...         Rockford...
Zeeland...             Coopersville...        Sparta...
Wayland...             Caledonia...           Saranac...
Ravenna...             Grant...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 4346 8579 4333 8556 4329 8556 4329 8550
      4319 8531 4312 8531 4312 8519 4298 8495
      4277 8541 4277 8554 4271 8554 4256 8586
      4278 8614 4279 8612 4279 8616 4281 8619
TIME...MOT...LOC 1108Z 221DEG 44KT 4278 8592

$$

MJS


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