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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
526 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-091030-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
526 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TODAY AND CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT.
ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. THE SNOW
COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING BELOW FREEZING COULD LEAD TO A
FEW SLICK SPOTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM
TUESDAY INTO THURSDAY WITH THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOW LIKELY
BETWEEN TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW BANDS WILL
STAY CLOSE TO THE LAKESHORE...SO LUDINGTON...PENTWATER...HOLLAND
AND SOUTH HAVEN STAND THE BEST CHANCE OF EXPERIENCING HAZARDOUS
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS.

A SHOT OF COLD AIR WILL ACCOMPANY THE MID WEEK SNOW...WITH EVEN
COLDER AIR EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND. HIGHS THIS WEEKEND COULD BE IN
THE SINGLE DIGITS WITH WIND CHILL READINGS WELL BELOW ZERO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1106 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

MIZ037-038-043-050-091215-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0010.160209T2100Z-160211T1500Z/
MASON-LAKE-OCEANA-MUSKEGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...HART...MUSKEGON
1106 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TUESDAY TO
10 AM EST THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

 * HEAVIEST SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE FOUND ALONG THE U.S.-31 CORRIDOR
   NORTH OF MUSKEGON...AND NORTHWEST OF BALDWIN.

 * LOCALLY HEAVIER BURSTS OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED UNDER HEAVIER
   BANDS WHERE SNOWFALL RATES OF AN INCH PER HOUR WILL BE
   POSSIBLE FROM LATE TUESDAY INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY...MAINLY
   BEGINNING LATE ON TUESDAY.

 * ROAD SALT WILL BECOME LESS EFFECTIVE TUESDAY NIGHT AND
   CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING WITH TEMPERATURES
   STRUGGLING TO REACH 20 DEGREES.

 * MORNING AND EVENING COMMUTES WILL BE IMPACTED FROM LATE
   TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

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 AND HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/5OG.

&&

$$



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