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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
821 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN
SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...

  PERE MARQUETTE RIVER NEAR SCOTTVILLE AFFECTING MASON COUNTY

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST
LOWER MICHIGAN...

  MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART AFFECTING OSCEOLA COUNTY

.THE CURRENT WEATHER IS DOMINATED BY HIGH PRESSURE. THE EXTENDED
OUTLOOK SUPPORTS DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY. MOISTURE WILL
BEGIN TO STREAM IN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY WITH
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS GENERALLY AROUND A HALF INCH OR LESS. THE
FOLLOWING FORECAST IS BASED ON OBSERVED AND FORECAST 24 HOUR
PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE... CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AND RIVERS ARE
FORECAST TO EXCEED BANKFULL. IF YOU ARE IN THE ADVISORY AREA...
REMAIN ALERT TO POSSIBLE FLOODING OR THE POSSIBILITY OF THE
ADVISORY BEING UPGRADED TO A WARNING. REPORT OBSERVED FLOODING TO
LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND REQUEST THEY PASS
THIS INFORMATION ON TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

STAY TUNED TO FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO YOUR LOCAL
RADIO... TELEVISION OR NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

&&

MIC133-250221-
/O.EXT.KGRR.FL.Y.0061.000000T0000Z-140426T1800Z/
/EVRM4.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
821 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY IS EXTENDED FOR
  THE MUSKEGON RIVER AT EVART
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 08 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.4 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 10.5 FEET...FLOOD WATERS BEGIN TO SURROUND HOMES
  UPSTREAM OF EVART IN THE JEFFERY SUBDIVISION ALONG LINDEN AND
  RIVERSIDE ROADS.  PORTIONS OF LINDEN AND RIVERSIDE ROADS IN THE
  JEFFERY SUBDIVISION BEGIN TO GO UNDERWATER.  HIGH WATER ALSO BEGINS
  TO COVER TROUT DRIVE IN THE DOC AND TOM SUBDIVISION LOCATED JUST
  EAST OF M66 OFF OF 9 MILE ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 4384 8532 4387 8523 4391 8515 4398 8515
      4395 8527 4390 8537

$$

63


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
451 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

LMZ043-046-241700-
/O.NEW.KIWX.SC.Y.0022.140424T1600Z-140425T0300Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
451 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
11 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTHEAST INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING.
  GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING.

* WAVES: 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT
GUSTS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS ARE LIKELY...AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN
4 FEET ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR
UPDATES...OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX/?N=MARINE

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
331 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

LMZ844>849-241545-
/O.NEW.KGRR.SC.Y.0014.140424T1600Z-140425T0800Z/
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-
331 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM EDT
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...1 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OR WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
414 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-250915-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
414 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ON FAR SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

&&

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
459 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

LMZ043-046-250900-
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
459 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
SOUTHEASTERN LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH SOUTHEAST GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

WINDS AND WAVES WILL LIKELY EXCEED SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA
AT TIMES FRIDAY...AND THEN AGAIN SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...OR
CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX/?N=MARINE

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
401 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-042-
251115-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
MACKINAC BRDG TO PRESQUE ISLE LT-PRESQUE ISLE LT TO STURGEON PT-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER-GRAND TRAVERSE BAY-
SEUL CHOIX PT TO MACKINAC BRDG-NORWOOD TO MACKINAC BRDG-
SLEEPING BEAR PT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LT-PT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR PT-
MANISTEE TO PT BETSIE-WHITEFISH BAY-ST. MARYS RIVER-CHIPPEWA-
MACKINAC-EMMET-CHEBOYGAN-PRESQUE ISLE-CHARLEVOIX-LEELANAU-ANTRIM-
OTSEGO-MONTMORENCY-ALPENA-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-KALKASKA-CRAWFORD-
OSCODA-ALCONA-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-MISSAUKEE-ROSCOMMON-OGEMAW-IOSCO-
GLADWIN-ARENAC-
401 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...
EASTERN UPPER MICHIGAN...AND ADJACENT NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN...LAKE HURON AND LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

FIRE DANGER WILL BE ELEVATED THIS AFTERNOON...PRIMARILY ACROSS
NORTHEAST LOWER MICHIGAN...INCLUDING THE HURON NATIONAL FOREST.
THIS IS DUE TO LOW HUMIDITY AND INCREASING SOUTHEAST WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE. REPORTS MAY BE MADE ONE OF THREE WAYS:

ONLINE: WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD

FACEBOOK: FACEBOOK.COM/US.NATIONALWEATHERSERVICE.GAYLORD.GOV

TWITTER: TWITTER.COM/NWSGAYLORD.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

SMD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
347 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

LMZ844>849-250800-
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-
347 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY INTO TONIGHT WILL BE
HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

WDM


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MIZ031-241400-
MANISTEE COUNTY...MANISTEE-
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES. TEMPERATURE 40. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 45. SOUTH
WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 49.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE 51.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MIZ032-241400-
WEXFORD COUNTY...CADILLAC-
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 39. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES. TEMPERATURE 43. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 12 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES. TEMPERATURE 47. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 13 MPH.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES. TEMPERATURE 50. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 14 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MIZ033-241400-
MISSAUKEE COUNTY...LAKE CITY-
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 38. SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 43. SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 47. SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 MPH.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES. TEMPERATURE 50. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 13 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MIZ034-241400-
ROSCOMMON COUNTY...HOUGHTON LAKE-
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 39. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 44. SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 48. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES. TEMPERATURE 51. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 13 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MIZ035-241400-
OGEMAW COUNTY...WEST BRANCH-
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 36. EAST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 44. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 49. SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 51. SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MIZ036-241400-
IOSCO COUNTY...EAST TAWAS-
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 35. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 42. EAST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  1 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 46. EAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 48. EAST WINDS 12 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MIZ041-241400-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 37. EAST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 45. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 52. SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

MIZ042-241400-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
800 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 37. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 44. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 48. EAST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 51. EAST WINDS 10 MPH.

$$

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