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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
412 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

LMZ043-046-011615-
/O.CON.KIWX.SC.Y.0043.140901T1500Z-140902T0300Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
412 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...1 TO 4 FEET.

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 GAYLORD MI
354 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

LHZ345>349-LSZ321-011600-
/O.EXA.KAPX.SC.Y.0040.140901T1300Z-140902T0000Z/
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
354 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

LMZ323-341-342-344>346-011600-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0040.140901T1300Z-140902T0000Z/
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
354 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
320 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

LMZ844>849-011530-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0034.140901T1400Z-140902T0200Z/
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-
320 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST INCREASING THIS MORNING TO 15 TO 25
  KNOTS...WITH LOCAL WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. WINDS WILL DIMINISH THIS
  EVENING.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES WILL
  SUBSIDE TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
413 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ077-011615-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0009.140901T1500Z-140902T0300Z/
BERRIEN-
413 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED...

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
  DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS ON LABOR DAY AND CONTINUE
  INTO THE EVENING. THIS WILL RESULT IN HIGH WAVES AND STRONG
  RIP CURRENTS...ESPECIALLY NEAR PIERS AND BREAK WALLS...ALONG
  THE BERRIEN COUNTY SHORE OF LAKE MICHIGAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DANGEROUS POUNDING WAVES AND LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES. PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY
OUT OF THE WATER.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS

&&

$$

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
359 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ020-025-031-011600-
/O.NEW.KAPX.BH.S.0006.140901T1300Z-140902T0000Z/
LEELANAU-BENZIE-MANISTEE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...NORTHPORT...FRANKFORT...MANISTEE
359 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* HIGH WAVE ACTION...STRONG CURRENTS...AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* RIP CURRENTS...POSSIBLE.

* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM MANISTEE TO THE NORTHERN TIP OF THE
  LEELANAU PENINSULA.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...COMBINED WITH WAVES OF 2 TO 5 FEET. THIS
  MAY ALLOW FOR THE FORMATION OF RIP CURRENTS AT ANY TIME ALONG
  THE BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

&&

$$

NWS GAYLORD

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
319 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ037-043-050-056-064-071-011530-
/O.CON.KGRR.BH.S.0010.140901T1400Z-140902T0200Z/
MASON-OCEANA-MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
319 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION... STRONG CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE.

* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM ST. JOSEPH TO MANISTEE.

* BEACHES WITH PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS TODAY
  INCLUDE...HOLLAND STATE PARK...GRAND HAVEN STATE PARK...PERE
  MARQUETTE PARK IN MUSKEGON.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
  INCREASE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY BEFORE
  DIMINISHING THIS EVENING. THIS WILL CAUSE WAVES TO BUILD TO
  HAZARDOUS LEVELS FOR SWIMMING OF 3 TO 6 FEET. CONDITIONS WILL
  GRADUALLY IMPROVE MONDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WAVE ACTION MAKES SWIMMING DIFFICULT AND CAN TIRE EVEN A
STRONG SWIMMER QUICKLY.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

A LONGSHORE CURRENT IS A LAKE CURRENT THAT MOVES PARALLEL TO
SHORE. LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT
SWIMMERS FROM BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM...
MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO RETURN TO SHORE.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS

&&

$$


WEATHER.GOV/GRR


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
534 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ018-023-024-028>030-033>036-041-042-011215-
PRESQUE ISLE-MONTMORENCY-ALPENA-CRAWFORD-OSCODA-ALCONA-MISSAUKEE-
ROSCOMMON-OGEMAW-IOSCO-GLADWIN-ARENAC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERS CITY...ATLANTA...ALPENA...
GRAYLING...MIO...HARRISVILLE...LAKE CITY...HOUGHTON LAKE...
WEST BRANCH...TAWAS CITY...GLADWIN...STANDISH
534 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...DENSE FOG...

NUMEROUS AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED OVERNIGHT...REDUCING
VISIBILITIES TO A QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS. THIS FOG WILL LIFT
SHORTLY AFTER DAYBREAK WITH VISIBILITIES MARKEDLY IMPROVING.



$$


SMD


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
605 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ078>081-OHZ001-002-004-005-
015-016-024-025-021015-
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-STARKE-
PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-WHITE-CASS IN-
MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-JAY-CASS MI-
ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-HENRY-
PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-ALLEN OH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...ELKHART...GOSHEN...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...ANGOLA...
KENDALLVILLE...LIGONIER...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...NORTH JUDSON...
WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...ROCHESTER...WARSAW...
WINONA LAKE...COLUMBIA CITY...SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...
MONTICELLO...BROOKSTON...LOGANSPORT...PERU...WABASH...
NORTH MANCHESTER...HUNTINGTON...BLUFFTON...OSSIAN...DECATUR...
BERNE...MARION...HARTFORD CITY...MONTPELIER...PORTLAND...DOWAGIAC...
CASSOPOLIS...STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...COLDWATER...HILLSDALE...
BRYAN...WAUSEON...ARCHBOLD...DEFIANCE...NAPOLEON...PAULDING...
ANTWERP...OTTAWA...PANDORA...VAN WERT...DELPHOS...LIMA
605 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014 /505 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OHIO...
NORTHERN INDIANA AND SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...PRIMARILY WEST OF INTERSTATE 69. THE
STORMS WILL SPREAD EASTWARD THROUGH THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
HOURS. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG TO SEVERE
STORMS...PRIMARILY LATE AFTERNOON INTO EARLY TONIGHT...WITH
ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND HAIL TO ONE INCH DIAMETER.

THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING INTO THE NIGHT MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL AND INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING...ESPECIALLY
SOUTHEAST OF THE ROUTE 24 CORRIDOR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LINGERS INTO EARLY TUESDAY...THOUGH
SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

THERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO
FRIDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THROUGH
EARLY TONIGHT.

&&

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
605 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ077-021015-
BERRIEN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...
BUCHANAN
605 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS DUE TO STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED TODAY. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR
MORE INFORMATION

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND MAY CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT. THERE IS
THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS...PRIMARILY LATE
AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS
AND HAIL TO ONE INCH DIAMETER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO
FRIDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

&&

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
605 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

LMZ043-046-021015-
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
605 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT ARE EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH
EARLY TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO
FRIDAY NIGHT.

&&

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 GRAND RAPIDS MI
543 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-020945-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
543 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY...ESPECIALLY BETWEEN NOON
AND 800 PM. THE BIGGEST THREAT FROM STORMS TODAY APPEARS TO BE
DAMAGING WINDS. THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF WIND
GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH...HAIL TO AROUND ONE INCH IN DIAMETER
AND TORRENTIAL RAIN. STORM MOTION TODAY WILL BE TO THE NORTHEAST
AROUND 40 MPH. STORMS WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

STORMS RETURN TO THE FORECAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AS A
FRONTAL SYSTEM SWEEPS THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THE
EVENING HOURS TODAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
543 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

LMZ844>849-020945-
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-
543 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY...SOME OF WHICH MAY REACH SEVERE
LEVELS WITH WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 KNOTS AND HAIL TO AROUND ONE
INCH IN DIAMETER. STORMS SHOULD COME TO AN END TONIGHT FROM NORTH
TO SOUTH.

WINDS AND WAVES WILL REACH LEVELS THAT WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO BOTH
BOATERS AND SWIMMERS TODAY. LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS
CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH SUNSET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

STORMS RETURN TO THE FORECAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AS A
FRONTAL SYSTEM SWEEPS THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THE
EVENING HOURS TODAY.

$$

DUKE

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
431 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-020945-
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-
431 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE...SOME OF WHICH MAY PRODUCE
GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE WILL BE ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

&&

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
418 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-020830-
MIDLAND-BAY-HURON-SAGINAW-TUSCOLA-SANILAC-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-
ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
418 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY DURING THE AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT...AND
SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE. THE MAIN TIME WINDOW FOR
SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL WILL BE FROM 3 PM TO 9 PM. DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS GREATER THAN 60 MPH WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARD ALONG WITH
HEAVY RAINFALL AND LOCALIZED FLOODING. HAIL UP TO ABOUT 1 INCH WILL
ALSO BE POSSIBLE...AND THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING A TORNADO. STORM MOTION WILL BE SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST AT
35 MPH.

A COLD FRONT WILL TRAIL LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN ONTARIO TODAY.
WARM AND HUMID AIR STREAMING INTO LOWER MICHIGAN AHEAD OF THIS
SYSTEM WILL FUEL THUNDERSTORMS. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
INSTABILITY AND A STRONG WIND FIELD WILL MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR SOME
OF THE STORMS TO BECOME SEVERE DURING MID AFTERNOON THROUGH MID
EVENING. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY DURING THE
LATE EVENING THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT WHICH WILL BE CARRIED IN BY THE
SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT MAKING HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THROUGH
SUNRISE TUESDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A LINGERING THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE ON TUEDAY...OTHERWISE THE
NEXT CHANCE WILL BE ON FRIDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

DISPATCHERS PLEASE NOTIFY YOUR EMERGENCY MANAGERS IMMEDIATELY.
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.


$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
418 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

LCZ422-423-460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-020830-
ST. CLAIR RIVER-DETROIT RIVER-LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND 5NM
OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
418 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE ERIE...LAKE
HURON AND LAKE ST CLAIR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY DURING THE AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT...AND
SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE. THE MAIN TIME WINDOW FOR
SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL WILL BE FROM 3 PM TO 9 PM. DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS GREATER THAN 60 MPH WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARD ALONG WITH
HEAVY RAINFALL. HAIL UP TO ABOUT 1 INCH WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE...AND THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
WATERSPOUT. STORM MOTION WILL BE SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A LINGERING THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE ON TUEDAY...OTHERWISE THE
NEXT CHANCE WILL BE ON FRIDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

DISPATCHERS PLEASE NOTIFY YOUR EMERGENCY MANAGERS IMMEDIATELY.
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.


$$

SF

YOU CAN OBTAIN YOUR LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS ONLINE
AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DETROIT (ALL LOWER CASE).

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
307 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-042-
021200-
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-
307 AM EDT MON SEP 1 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.

A ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT MUCH OF NORTHERN
MICHIGAN THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS ARE
FORECAST TO DEVELOP ACROSS NORTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN AFTER NOON AND
PROGRESS NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA UP THROUGH
6 PM. SOME OF THESE STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE...WITH THE MAIN THREATS
BEING DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS. THE
GREATEST RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ALONG AND SOUTH OF
M-72.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY ON THE LAKE MICHIGAN
BEACHES OF NORTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...AS WELL AS THE BEACHES ALONG
US-2 IN WESTERN MACKINAC COUNTY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY. AS IT STANDS NOW...THE BEST CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. SPOTTERS
ARE ENCOURAGED TO RELAY ANY SEVERE WEATHER OR RAINFALL REPORTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT ANY TIME.

ONLINE: WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD

FACEBOOK: FACEBOOK.COM/NWSGAYLORD

TWITTER: TWITTER.COM/NWSGAYLORD

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

LAWRENCE/SMD


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ031-011300-
MANISTEE COUNTY...MANISTEE-
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.NOW...
AT  8 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT 10 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 73. SOUTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT 12 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 76. SOUTH WINDS 17 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
AT  2 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 77. SOUTH WINDS 19 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ032-011300-
WEXFORD COUNTY...CADILLAC-
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.NOW...
AT  8 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 67. SOUTH WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 10 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 71. SOUTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT 12 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 76. SOUTH WINDS 16 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
AT  2 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 78. SOUTH WINDS 18 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ033-011300-
MISSAUKEE COUNTY...LAKE CITY-
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.NOW...
AT  8 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 65. SOUTH WINDS 7 MPH.
AT 10 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 71. SOUTH WINDS 10 MPH.
AT 12 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 77. SOUTH WINDS 15 MPH.
AT  2 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 78. SOUTH WINDS 17 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ034-011300-
ROSCOMMON COUNTY...HOUGHTON LAKE-
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.NOW...
AT  8 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 66. SOUTH WINDS
7 MPH.
AT 10 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 71. SOUTH WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 12 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 77. SOUTH WINDS 13 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
AT  2 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 80. SOUTH WINDS 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ035-011300-
OGEMAW COUNTY...WEST BRANCH-
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.NOW...
AT  8 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 64. SOUTH WINDS
5 MPH.
AT 10 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 70. SOUTH WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 12 PM...THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. TEMPERATURE 78. SOUTH WINDS
13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
AT  2 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 82. SOUTH WINDS 14 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 25 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ036-011300-
IOSCO COUNTY...EAST TAWAS-
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.NOW...
AT  8 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 63. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 MPH.
AT 10 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 70. SOUTH WINDS 8 MPH.
AT 12 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE
78. SOUTH WINDS 12 MPH.
AT  2 PM...THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. TEMPERATURE 82. SOUTH WINDS
15 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ041-011300-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.NOW...
AT  8 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 64. SOUTH WINDS
5 MPH.
AT 10 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 71. SOUTH WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 12 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 79. SOUTH WINDS 14 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
AT  2 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 83. SOUTH WINDS 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

MIZ042-011300-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
700 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.NOW...
AT  8 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 65. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 MPH.
AT 10 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 71. SOUTH WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 12 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE
79. SOUTH WINDS 13 MPH.
AT  2 PM...THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 83. SOUTH WINDS 14 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 25 MPH.

$$

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