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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
341 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

LSZ121-140>148-211630-
/O.EXT.KDLH.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-150422T2200Z/
BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
341 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* SUSTAINED WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND GUSTS...UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 5 FEET...HIGHEST ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

DAP

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
406 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

LSZ241>243-211500-
/O.EXT.KMQT.SC.Y.0147.000000T0000Z-150421T1500Z/
BLACK RIVER TO ONTONAGON MI-
ONTONAGON TO UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL MI-
UPPER ENTRANCE OF PORTAGE CANAL TO EAGLE RIVER MI-
406 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/
THIS MORNING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT /10 AM
CDT/ THIS MORNING.

* WIND AND WAVES DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY: EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF UP TO 18 KNOTS FROM THE WEST...WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 24 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE
  6 FEET WITH A MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF UP TO 8 FEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 AM TUESDAY WITH THE
  LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 5 AM TUESDAY.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
319 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA TODAY...

.SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH
WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 45 MPH FOR MUCH OF WESTERN AND SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA TODAY. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM
CDT TODAY FOR LOCATIONS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND SOUTHWEST OF A
LINE FROM GLENWOOD TO NEW LONDON TO GAYLORD TO LE CENTER TO
OWATONNA.

THESE STRONG WINDS WILL LEAD TO DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES...ESPECIALLY WHEN TRAVELING ALONG NORTH
SOUTH ROADS. IN ADDITION...ANY LIGHT WEIGHT OUTDOOR ITEMS WILL BE
BLOWN AROUND IF NOT SECURED.

MNZ047-048-054>057-064-065-067-073>076-082>085-091>093-211700-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WI.Y.0008.150421T1700Z-150421T2300Z/
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...GAYLORD...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...ST. JAMES...
MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
319 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CDT
THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE APPROXIMATELY 1 PM THROUGH 5
  PM.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST SUSTAINED BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY FOR
  HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. UNSECURED LIGHT WEIGHT OUTDOOR ITEMS
  WILL BE BLOWN AROUND IF NOT SECURED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
439 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-221030-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
439 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ONE TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE TODAY INTO TONIGHT FROM
CRANE LAKE THROUGH THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD. ONE TO THREE INCHES OF
SNOWFALL IS ALSO EXPECTED TO FALL ACROSS THE SNOW BELT REGION OF
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN IN NORTHERN IRON AND ASHLAND COUNTIES...WITH
THE MOST INTENSE SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED EARLY THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SHARE REPORTS OF PRECIPITATION WITH THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...AND REAL TIME REPORTS OF PRECIPITATION
TYPE CAN BE SENT USING THE FREE MPING SMART PHONE APP.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
439 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

LSZ121-140>148-221030-
BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
439 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY AND TONIGHT. SEE THE LATEST MARINE
PRODUCTS FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

$$

JMOORE

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH (ALL LOWER CASE)

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
403 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-221100-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE-LINCOLN-LANGLADE-
MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO-DOOR-MARATHON-SHAWANO-WOOD-PORTAGE-
WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-
MANITOWOC-SOUTHERN MARINETTE-SOUTHERN OCONTO-
403 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW SHOWERS OVER NORTHERN WISCONSIN COULD RESULT IN A SLUSHY
ACCUMULATION ON ROADWAYS AND SLIPPERY TRAVEL CONDITIONS...
ESPECIALLY TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE SLIPPERY TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVER NORTHERN WISCONSIN COULD
LINGER INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO FORWARD SNOWFALL MEASUREMENTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREEN BAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
323 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

MNZ047-048-054>057-064-065-067-073>076-082>085-091>093-220830-
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
323 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH
ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH
OF WESTERN AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
400 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

MIZ001>004-009-084-221200-
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-GOGEBIC-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
400 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN UPPER
MICHIGAN AND CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WET SNOW OF 1 TO 4 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT. THE
HIGHEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED ON GRASSY SURFACES OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF BARAGA COUNTY...AND FROM IRONWOOD AND WAKEFIELD TO
ROCKLAND...TWIN LAKES AND CALUMET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR 2 OF WET SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY OVER
THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF BARAGA COUNTY AND FROM IRONWOOD AND WAKEFIELD
TO ROCKLAND...TWIN LAKES AND CALUMET. THE BEST CHANCE OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW WILL BE ON GRASSY AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT REPORTS OF SNOWFALL TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE. THE PUBLIC MAY ALSO SUBMIT
SNOW REPORTS TO OUR OFFICE ON OUR WEBSITE...FACEBOOK PAGE...OR ON
TWITTER.

$$

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