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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1056 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

LMZ844>849-MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-
012100-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-MASON-LAKE-
OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-
GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-
VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
1056 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT SOUTH OF
M-46. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED AS A WINTER STORM APPROACHES.
TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHERN
LOWER MICHIGAN...WITH MUCH LESS SNOWFALL FORECAST NEAR AND NORTH
OF I-96. SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS SUNDAY
AND SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH IMPACTS LASTING INTO MONDAY MORNING.
VISIBILITIES WILL BE GREATLY REDUCED IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
EVENT DELAYS AND CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND PERHAPS MONDAY
MORNING AS WELL.

HAZARDOUS WIND CHILLS OF 10 TO 15 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED
MONDAY...TUESDAY...THURSDAY...AND FRIDAY MORNINGS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED SUNDAY.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
938 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

MIZ056>059-011045-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150202T1100Z/
OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
938 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
MONDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW WILL DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT AND BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY
   SUNDAY.

 * TOTAL SNOWFALL 5 TO 8 INCHES EXPECTED BY MONDAY MORNING.

 * NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT CREATING BLOWING AND
   DRIFTING CONDITIONS.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY TONIGHT.

 * RESTRICTED VISIBILITY FROM SNOW AND DRIFTING WILL REDUCE
   TRAVEL SPEEDS AND MAY RESULT IN ACCIDENTS.

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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