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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
312 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

MIZ069-070-075-122115-
OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PONTIAC...WARREN...ANN ARBOR
312 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...CAUTIOUS TRAVEL IS ADVISED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW-
COVERED ROADWAYS LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

WEATHER...

 * SNOW SQUALLS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH 4
   PM...RAPIDLY REDUCING VISIBILITY DOWN TO ONE-QUARTER OF A MILE
   AND QUICKLY COATING ROADS WITH LIGHT SNOW.

 * WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH GUSTING TO 30 MPH WILL RESULT IN
   LOCALIZED BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING.

 * SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE RAPID CHANGES IN VISIBILITY
   AND DRIVING CONDITIONS.

IMPACTS...

 * THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS NOT EXPECTED TO CAUSE A
   WIDESPREAD REDUCTION IN VISIBILITY.

 * THE WEST WINDS MAY LEAD TO DRIFTING OF SNOW ON NORTH TO SOUTH
   ORIENTATED ROADWAYS PARTICULARLY IN LOCATIONS WITH OPEN
   EXPOSURE.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * LOCALIZED MEANS THE EFFECTS OF THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
   BE LIMITED TO A COMPARATIVELY SMALL AREA INFLUENCED BY LOCAL
   TERRAIN. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION AND ACCOUNT FOR
   VARIABLE DRIVING CONDITIONS BY SLOWING DOWN AND ALLOWING EXTRA
   TIME.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
   VISIT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/RR8

$$

HLO



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
221 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

MIZ047-048-053-060-061-068>070-075-076-082-083-130915-
MIDLAND-BAY-SAGINAW-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-
WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
221 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

WIND CHILL READINGS WILL FALL TO 10 BELOW TO 15 BELOW ZERO LATE
TONIGHT AS GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS FUNNEL VERY COLD AIR INTO THE
AREA.

A BAND OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IS EXPECTED TO BE IN PLACE OVER
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL LOWER MICHIGAN TONIGHT. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS
FOR THIS BAND TO IMPACT NORTHERN MIDLAND AND BAY COUNTIES. AN
ADDITIONAL INCH OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

WIND CHILL READINGS OF AROUND 10 BELOW ZERO WILL PERSIST INTO THE
FIRST PART OF SATURDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$



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