weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

2 products issued by NWS for:
Share |


Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
552 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

MIZ001>006-009>013-084-171200-
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-
GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-DELTA-SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
552 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 /452 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN UPPER
MICHIGAN AND CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER WESTERN
AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN TODAY INTO TONIGHT. SNOW MAY
MIX WITH RAIN ALONG THE BAY OF GREEN BAY TONIGHT. SEE THE LATEST
WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS ON THIS LATE SEASON
WINTER STORM THAT WILL BRING HEAVY...WET SNOW TO THE AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

MODERATE SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER WESTERN AND
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN EARLY THURSDAY. SNOW MAY MIX WITH
RAIN ALONG THE BAY OF GREEN BAY EARLY THURSDAY. SEE THE LATEST
WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS ON THIS LATE SEASON
WINTER STORM THAT WILL BRING HEAVY...WET SNOW TO THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT SNOWFALL REPORTS.

$$



Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
502 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...LATE SEASON WINTER STORM TO AFFECT UPPER MICHIGAN...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS WILL CROSS THE
UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY LATE TODAY BEFORE LIFTING ACROSS UPPER
MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BEGIN SPREADING HEAVY AND WET
SNOW OVER FAR WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN THIS MORNING. AS THIS LOW
CONTINUES TO MOVE TOWARD THE REGION...THE SNOW WILL SPREAD EASTWARD
AND WILL FALL HEAVY AT TIMES LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING. THE HIGHEST PROBABILITY FOR PERSISTENT AND HEAVY
SNOW TONIGHT WILL BE OVER WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY
DIMINISH DURING THE DAY ON THURSDAY AS THE LOW WEAKENS WHILE LIFTING
TOWARD ONTARIO. MANY PLACES OVER WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN WILL SEE STORM
TOTAL SNOWFALL AROUND ONE FOOT.

MIZ001-003-161715-
/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0008.140416T1800Z-140417T1600Z/
KEWEENAW-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...HOUGHTON...HANCOCK
502 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON EDT THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO NORTHWESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN AROUND
   MIDDAY. THE SNOW WILL THEN INCREASE LATE TODAY AND CONTINUE HEAVY
   AT TIMES INTO THURSDAY MORNING...BEFORE DIMINISHING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.
   THE MOST SNOW WILL FALL TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING...WHEN
   ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. MANY
   LOCATIONS WILL SEE STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL OVER ONE FOOT BY THURSDAY
   AFTERNOON.

 * EAST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
   MORNING WILL RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALONG THE
   LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
   THURSDAY MORNING. PERSONS PLANNING ON TRAVELING SHOULD BE PREPARED
   FOR DANGEROUS ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER
   WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
   AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

$$



U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE