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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
422 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-250945-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
422 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Thunderstorms will be likely through this evening. Severe weather is
possible Southeast of a line from South Haven to Alma, with the best
chance Southeast of Interstate 69. The threat of severe weather will
end by 10 PM. The main threat will be damaging winds of up to 70
mph. There is a small chance of a tornado Southeast of Interstate 69.

Roads will become slick late tonight, mainly west of U.S. 131 as
snow develops.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Snow on Saturday could create some slick roads mainly along and west
of U.S. 131. Winds will occasionally gust to 35 MPH creating some
blowing and drifting.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed into this evening.

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
404 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

MIZ056>059-064-065-071-250100-
Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Grand Haven, Jenison, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
St. Johns, Holland, Hastings, and South Haven
404 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017


...Scattered thunderstorms with hail...

Scattered thunderstorms continue to move through the area with
generally pea to dime size hail expected. The stronger cells may
contain hail up to nickel size through the evening. Locally heavy
downpours may accompany any of these thunderstorms. The threat will
wind down after 8pm.



$$

Hoving



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
349 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

MIZ037-038-043-050-056-064-071-250500-
/O.NEW.KGRR.WW.Y.0011.170225T0800Z-170226T0100Z/
Mason-Lake-Oceana-Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Hart, Muskegon,
Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland, and South Haven
349 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 PM EST
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory...which is in effect from 3 AM to 8 PM EST
Saturday.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Occasional snow showers

 * Winds gusting to 35 MPH producing near whiteout conditions,
   especially Saturday morning

 * 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulation by Saturday evening

IMPACTS...

 * Roads becoming snow covered and slippery

 * Visibilities occasionally reduced to less than a half mile.

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.

&&

$$

JK




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