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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 Storm Warning

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

MIZ064>067-071>074-011045-
/O.CON.KGRR.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T1100Z/
ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOLLAND...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...
LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
938 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW WILL DEVELOP AROUND MIDNIGHT 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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