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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
330 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

MIZ056>059-020430-
/O.CON.KGRR.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T1100Z/
OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
330 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE INTO VERY LATE TONIGHT.

 * ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES TONIGHT WILL BRING STORM TOTAL
   SNOWFALL OF 7 TO 12 INCHES BY MONDAY MORNING.

 * GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE LIKELY WHICH WILL
   LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

 * EVENT DELAYS AND CLOSURES POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND INTO MONDAY.

 * VISIBILITIES ON ROADWAYS DROPPING TO A FEW CAR LENGTHS OR EVEN ZERO
   AT TIMES. SLIDEOFFS AND ACCIDENTS POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
552 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

LMZ844>849-MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-
021100-
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-
552 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WILL OCCUR WITH SNOWFALL TOTALS AROUND 10 INCHES
OR MORE BY MONDAY MORNING MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 96.
STRENGTHENING WINDS FROM THE NORTHEAST TODAY WILL RESULT IN
BLOWING SNOW AND WIND CHILLS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. TRAVEL WILL
REMAIN VERY HAZARDOUS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING AND A SIGNIFICANT
NUMBER OF EVENT CLOSURES AND DELAYS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

NO SIGNIFICANT SNOW IS EXPECTED. HAZARDOUS WIND CHILLS OF 10 TO
15 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED MONDAY...TUESDAY...THURSDAY...AND
FRIDAY MORNINGS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED...BUT SNOWFALL REPORTS ARE
REQUESTED. THIS CAN BE DONE BY GOING TO HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/HCZA
(LOWER CASE HCZ AND UPPER CASE A).


$$

TJT





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