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Lake Effect Snow Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
1048 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...MODERATE TO HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE NEAR
LAKE SUPERIOR THROUGH TONIGHT...

MIZ005-110000-
/O.CON.KMQT.LE.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160211T0000Z/
MARQUETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GWINN...MARQUETTE
1048 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON
   BEFORE SLOWLY DIMINISHING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL ACROSS
   EASTERN MARQUETTE COUNTY EAST OF NEGAUNEE AND GWINN.

 * EXPECT ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES THROUGH THIS
   AFTERNOON OVER NORTHERN AND EASTERN MARQUETTE COUNTY...WITH THE
   GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS FROM THE HURON MOUNTAINS TO MARQUETTE AND
   SKANDIA. ONLY ABOUT AN INCH OF SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM REPUBLIC TO
   ARNOLD.

 * NORTH WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 30 MPH WILL CREATE AREAS OF
   BLOWING SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR.
   THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN BRIEF WHITE OUT
   CONDITIONS NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

IMPACTS...

 * TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT DURING PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW
   AND BLOWING SNOW. ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE
   EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS
   OR IMPOSSIBLE.

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

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
555 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

MIZ005-006-111100-
MARQUETTE-ALGER-
555 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT TO MODERATE LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE FOR
THE NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND FAVORED LOCATIONS DOWNWIND OF LAKE
SUPERIOR. SEE THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS
POSSIBLE FOR NORTHWEST WIND SNOW BELTS DOWNWIND OF LAKE SUPERIOR
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 25 BELOW ZERO WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY
NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT SNOWFALL REPORTS VIA THE NWS
WEB PAGE OR THROUGH FACEBOOK AND TWITTER.

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