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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
546 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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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-
546 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TODAY AND
BECOME HEAVY TONIGHT. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
TONIGHT TOWARD LAKE MICHIGAN DUE TO WHITEOUTS IN THE HEAVIER SNOW
BANDS AND SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS WITH TEMPERATURES
FALLING INTO THE TEENS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CONTINUE WEDNESDAY...WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND INTO THURSDAY MORNING TOWARDS LAKE MICHIGAN. TRAVEL WILL
CONTINUE TO BE AFFECTED BY LIMITED VISIBILITY...BLOWING SNOW AND
SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. PORTIONS OF THE LAKESHORE COULD SEE 6 TO
AS MUCH AS 12 INCHES OF SNOW IN SPOTS BY MIDDAY THURSDAY.

COLD AIR WILL INFILTRATE THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE
TEENS AND WIND CHILL VALUES AROUND ZERO. EVEN COLDER AIR IS
EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND WITH WIND CHILL READINGS
DROPPING TOWARDS 15 BELOW.

ICE JAMS ON AREA RIVERS MAY BECOME AN ISSUE FROM WEDNESDAY INTO
THE WEEKEND AS COLD AIR REMAINS IN PLACE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



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