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Winter Storm Warning

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

MIZ064>067-071>074-010430-
/O.UPG.KGRR.WW.Y.0006.150201T0000Z-150202T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.WS.W.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T1100Z/
ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOLLAND...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...
LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
322 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7
PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EST MONDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY
   SUNDAY.

 * TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 8 TO 12 INCHES EXPECTED BY MONDAY MORNING.
   HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO JACKSON WHERE A
   FOOT OR MORE OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

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

IMPACTS...

 * VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS

 * EVENT DELAYS AND CLOSURES

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO A FEW CAR
   LENGTHS AT TIMES...RESULTING IN SOME ACCIDENTS AND SLIDEOFFS


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.

&&

$$



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