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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Marquette MI
910 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...Moderate to heavy snow with mixed precipitation also possible
through Saturday...

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Including the cities of L`Anse, Gwinn, and Marquette
910 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Periods of light snow this evening will become steadier and
   heavier overnight.

 * The heaviest snowfall rates over 1 inch per hour will occur
   between midnight and 6 AM Saturday.

 * Winds gusting as high as 35 MPH will cause areas of blowing
   and drifting snow, especially near Lake Superior.

 * Expect an additional 3 to 8 inches of snow tonight. The
   heaviest snow is most likely over the higher terrain from
   Herman to Ishpeming and Negaunee. The least snow will fall
   well inland from Witch Lake to Arnold.

IMPACTS...

 * Travel will be difficult at times, especially overnight as
   areas of snow and blowing snow increase.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow,
   sleet, and ice are expected. Strong winds are also possible.
   This 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
412 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

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412 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017 /312 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western Upper
Michigan and central Upper Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

A storm system lifting into the Great Lakes Region will produce
moderate to heavy snow accumulation across west and central Upper
Michigan tonight. The snow may mix with light freezing rain or
sleet over mainly the east half of Upper Michigan tonight. Gusty
north winds will also cause considerable blowing and drifting of
snow tonight. See the latest winter weather message for complete
details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Lake enhanced snow and blowing snow will continue into Saturday
mainly for areas east of Marquette. See the latest winter
weather message for complete details.

Waves up to 10 to 12 feet could cause some minor beach erosion
from around Marquette eastward on Saturday.

Another storm system moving through the Upper Great Lakes could
bring a wintry mix of precipitation to Upper Michigan Tuesday
into Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to submit snowfall reports to the
National Weather Service in Marquette. The public may also submit
reports on our webpage, Facebook page, or Twitter.

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