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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
948 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

WIZ005-010>013-240900-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EAGLE RIVER...RHINELANDER...CRANDON
948 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...ANOTHER ROUND OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

A STORM SYSTEM HEADING EAST FROM THE PLAINS WILL PUSH A LARGE
SHIELD OF PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE AREA STARTING LATE
TONIGHT...AND CONTINUING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING. NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 8...WHICH RUNS FROM NORTH OF TOMAHAWK...TO
RHINELANDER...TO CRANDON...TO PEMBINE...THE PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED TO BE RAIN AT SOME TIMES...AND SNOW AT OTHERS. THE
HEAVIER PRECIPITATION WILL TEND TO FALL AS SNOW. SOME SLEET IS
ALSO POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO STAY NEAR OR ABOVE FREEZING
THROUGHOUT THE PRECIPITATION EVENT. THAT SHOULD GREATLY REDUCE THE
POTENTIAL FOR SNOW TO ACCUMULATION ON ROADWAYS...SO WIDESPREAD
TRAVEL PROBLEMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED. A FEW INCHES OF ACCUMULATION
IS POSSIBLE ON GRASSY SURFACES HOWEVER...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE UPPER
MICHIGAN BORDER.

$$

SKOWRONSKI

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
448 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

MIZ002-004-005-009>011-084-240930-
ONTONAGON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONTONAGON...L`ANSE...GWINN...
MARQUETTE...IRONWOOD...IRON RIVER...IRON MOUNTAIN...KENTON...
SIDNAW
448 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014 /348 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014/

...LATE SEASON WET...HEAVY SNOWFALL EXPECTED OVER NORTHWEST UPPER
MICHIGAN...

A BROAD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE PLAINS WILL SPREAD
PRECIPITATION ACROSS UPPER MICHIGAN THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
WHETHER THIS PRECIPITATION WILL BE IN THE FORM OF RAIN OR SNOW
REMAINS UNCERTAIN. AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARS A MIX OF RAIN AND WET
SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD UPPER MICHIGAN WEST TO EAST ON THURSDAY...BUT
PRECIPITATION MAY CHANGE TO MOSTLY SNOW OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN...MAINLY WEST OF A LINE FROM MARQUETTE TO IRON MOUNTAIN
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT. THE WET SNOW MAY FALL HEAVY AT
TIMES BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION DIMINISHES FRIDAY MORNING.

THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL LIKELY FALL OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE
KEWEENAW PENINSULA. TO THE SOUTH...HIGHER TERRAIN LOCATIONS WEST OF
A LINE FROM MARQUETTE TO IRON MOUNTAIN MAY SEE 4 TO 7 INCHES OF
HEAVY...WET SNOW ACCUMULATION BY LATE MORNING FRIDAY. SNOW MAY NOT
ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS THURSDAY AFTERNOON UNLESS IT IS SNOWING
HEAVILY. LOOK FOR SLUSHY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO DEVELOP ON ROADS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON AND ESPECIALLY THURSDAY NIGHT. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
HAZARDOUS DUE TO SLUSHY SNOW ON THE ROADS. THE WET...HEAVY NATURE OF
THE SNOW WILL ALSO MAKE SHOVELING AND SNOW REMOVAL VERY DIFFICULT.

STAY TUNED TO LATER FORECASTS FOR UPDATES ON THIS EVOLVING EARLY
SPRING WINTER STORM.

$$

ROLFSON

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