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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
408 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
408 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas near and west of US-131, into Wednesday morning, expect
frequent snow squalls. This will result in near zero visibilities
and times with winds gusting to over 40 mph at times. With the 6
to 12 inches of snow expected to fall, some roads may drift enough
to stop or greatly decrease travel on those roads.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

A storm system tracking just south of Michigan during the day on
Wednesday will bring a band of 3 to 6 inches of snow to areas near
and south of a line from Muskegon to Lansing. Lesser amounts are
expected over the rest of the area.

Yet another system will move through the area later Thursday into
Friday and yet another over the weekend. Each of these systems
is expected to bring measurable snow to most of Southwest
Michigan.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
351 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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Mason-Oceana-Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Ludington, Hart, Muskegon, Grand Haven,
Jenison, Holland, and South Haven
351 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

* WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow squalls will continue into early
  tonight. Plan on very difficult travel conditions, including
  during the morning and evening commute. Due to the high snowfall
  rates and blowing and drifting snow, snow plows may not be able
  to keep up with keep the roads clear. Sections of some local
  roads may be impassable at times due to the extreme drifting
  with the heavy snow squalls. Additional snow accumulations of 7
  to 10 inches, with localized amounts up to 16 inches.

* WHERE...Mason, Oceana, Muskegon, Ottawa, Allegan and Van Buren
  counties.

* WHEN...Until 7 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause
  areas of near zero visibility in blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy lake effect snow means
significant amounts of lake effect snow are forecast that will
make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel,
keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case
of an emergency.

$$



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