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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
824 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ044-050-080930-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
NEWAYGO-MUSKEGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREMONT...MUSKEGON
824 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE
   BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING
   AND LAST THROUGH FRIDAY.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
629 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-081130-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
629 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT TOWARDS LAKE MICHIGAN AND
BECOME LOCALLY HEAVY FOR THE THURSDAY MORNING COMMUTE. ROADS WILL
START TO BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A PROLONGED LAKE EFFECT SNOW EVENT WILL CONTINUE FROM THURSDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT AND FINALLY DIMINISH DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON ON FRIDAY. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...NEAR WHITEOUTS
AT TIMES AND SNOW TOTALS BY FRIDAY EVENING IN THE HEAVIEST BANDS
TOWARD 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS.

AN ADDITIONAL WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE FROM
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY ACROSS THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



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