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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
934 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-121100-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
934 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED WITH LITTLE IF ANY ACCUMULATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL RAMP UP SIGNIFICANTLY ONCE AGAIN
AROUND THE MORNING RUSH ON FRIDAY. STRONG WINDS ON FRIDAY WILL
PUSH THE SNOW BANDS MUCH FURTHER INLAND. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL
RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS AT
TIMES ON FRIDAY. THE SNOW WILL CONCENTRATE TOWARD THE LAKESHORE
ONCE AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT WITH CONTINUED TRAVEL IMPACTS.

EVEN COLDER AIR WILL SURGE INTO THE REGION FOR FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY NIGHT. BELOW ZERO LOW TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED AWAY FROM
LAKE MICHIGAN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
927 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

MIZ037-038-043-050-056-072-121030-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0011.160212T1200Z-160213T2100Z/
MASON-LAKE-OCEANA-MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-KALAMAZOO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...HART...MUSKEGON...
JENISON...KALAMAZOO
927 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM FRIDAY TO
4 PM EST SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW BEGINS AROUND THE FRIDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

 * WIND AND SNOW INCREASE SHARPLY LATER FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

 * TOTAL SNOW 4 TO 6 INCHES...LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

 * VISIBILITY SOMETIMES DOWN TO A FEW CAR LENGTHS.

 * DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS BEGINNING FRIDAY EVENING.

IMPACTS...

 * HAZARDOUS TRAVEL FROM MID MORNING FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
   EVENING.

 * ACCIDENTS AND SLIDEOFFS DUE TO SLIPPY ROAD AND LOW
   VISIBILITIES.

 * CLOSURES AND CANCELLATIONS

 * TIME TO FROSTBITE UNDER 30 MINUTES STARTING FRIDAY EVENING

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.

&&

$$



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