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Dense Fog Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
540 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

MIZ047>049-053>055-221500-
/O.CON.KDTX.FG.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170222T1500Z/
Midland-Bay-Huron-Saginaw-Tuscola-Sanilac-
Including the cities of Midland, Bay City, Bad Axe, Saginaw,
Caro, and Sandusky
540 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * Widespread dense fog will persist through the morning commute.

 * Visibilities will be a quarter mile or less.

IMPACTS...

 * Hazardous driving conditions within areas of poor or rapidly
   fluctuating visibilities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

 * Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit http://go.usa.gov/c7kkP

&&

$$

SC

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
444 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017


MIZ029-030-034>036-041-042-221500-
/O.CON.KAPX.FG.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170222T1500Z/
Oscoda-Alcona-Roscommon-Ogemaw-Iosco-Gladwin-Arenac-
Including the cities of Mio, Harrisville, Houghton Lake,
West Branch, Tawas City, Gladwin, and Standish
444 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* VISIBILITY...reduced to a quarter mile or less from Houghton
  Lake east to Saginaw Bay.

* IMPACTS...expect slow travel conditions for the morning
  commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down...
use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.
Use extra care near school bus stops.

&&

$$

JZ

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
444 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017


MIZ031>033-221500-
/O.EXA.KAPX.FG.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170222T1500Z/
Manistee-Wexford-Missaukee-
Including the cities of Manistee, Cadillac, and Lake City
444 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Gaylord has issued a DENSE FOG
ADVISORY, which is in effect until 10 AM EST this morning.

* VISIBILITY...reduced to a quarter mile or less from Manistee to
  Cadillac and Lake CIty.

* IMPACTS...expect slow travel conditions for the morning
  commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down...
use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.
Use extra care near school bus stops.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
256 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-221700-
/O.CON.KLOT.MF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170222T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.GL.A.0010.170224T0600Z-170224T2000Z/
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 HOLLAND TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFF SHORE TO MID-
LINE OF LAKE-
256 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...EAST GALES TO 35 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 12 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 15 FT.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
256 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-221700-
/O.CON.KLOT.MF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170222T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.GL.A.0010.170224T0600Z-170224T1500Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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-
256 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING.

* WINDS...EAST GALES TO 35 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 9 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 11 FT.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
302 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG OVER THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.LIGHT TO MODEST SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE ADVECTING VERY MOIST AIR ATOP
THE COLD LAKE SURFACE, RESULTING IN DENSE MARINE FOG ACROSS LAKE
HURON. EXPECTATIONS ARE FOR STRENGTHENING SOUTHERLY FLOW DURING THE
COURSE OF THE DAY TO PUSH THE FOG TOWARD THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
LAKE LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL SLIDE ACROSS THE
STRAITS REGION LATE TONIGHT BEFORE EXITING NORTHEAST OF LAKE HURON BY
DAYBREAK THURSDAY. THE RESULT WILL BE A VEERING OF THE WINDS TO THE
NORTHWEST, BRINGING DRIER AIR ACROSS THE LAKE AND THEREBY SCOURING
OUT LINGERING FOG.

DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO MOVE FROM IOWA TO NORTHERN
MICHIGAN ON FRIDAY. EASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS LAKE HURON
IN RESPONSE. THERE IS FAIRLY HIGH PROBABILITY THAT GUSTS ACROSS THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE LAKE WILL REACH 30 KNOTS, WITH
A CHANCE FOR SOME GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS. GUSTY WINDS WILL THEN ENSUE
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY AS THE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHEAST OF THE
REGION, WITH AGAIN A CHANCE FOR SOME GALE FORCE GUSTS.

LHZ361>363-231200-
/O.NEW.KDTX.MF.Y.0004.170222T0802Z-170223T1200Z/
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-
302 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY.

* EXPECT DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITIES OF ONE QUARTER OF A MILE OR
  LESS UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
302 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG OVER THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.LIGHT TO MODEST SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE ADVECTING VERY MOIST AIR ATOP
THE COLD LAKE SURFACE, RESULTING IN DENSE MARINE FOG ACROSS LAKE
HURON. EXPECTATIONS ARE FOR STRENGTHENING SOUTHERLY FLOW DURING THE
COURSE OF THE DAY TO PUSH THE FOG TOWARD THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
LAKE LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL SLIDE ACROSS THE
STRAITS REGION LATE TONIGHT BEFORE EXITING NORTHEAST OF LAKE HURON BY
DAYBREAK THURSDAY. THE RESULT WILL BE A VEERING OF THE WINDS TO THE
NORTHWEST, BRINGING DRIER AIR ACROSS THE LAKE AND THEREBY SCOURING
OUT LINGERING FOG.

DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO MOVE FROM IOWA TO NORTHERN
MICHIGAN ON FRIDAY. EASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS LAKE HURON
IN RESPONSE. THERE IS FAIRLY HIGH PROBABILITY THAT GUSTS ACROSS THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE LAKE WILL REACH 30 KNOTS, WITH
A CHANCE FOR SOME GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS. GUSTY WINDS WILL THEN ENSUE
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY AS THE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHEAST OF THE
REGION, WITH AGAIN A CHANCE FOR SOME GALE FORCE GUSTS.

LHZ421-422-441>443-462>464-222100-
/O.NEW.KDTX.MF.Y.0004.170222T0802Z-170222T2100Z/
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-
302 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* EXPECT DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITIES OF ONE QUARTER OF A MILE OR
  LESS UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

JVC

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
258 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

LMZ844>849-221600-
/O.CON.KGRR.MF.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170222T1800Z/
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-
258 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* VISIBILITY...WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITIES AT OR
  BELOW A QUARTER MILE WILL PREVAIL INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON OF
  WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

WDM

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
903 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

LMZ043-046-221015-
/O.NEW.KIWX.MF.Y.0006.170222T0400Z-170222T1500Z/
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
903 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITY: WIDESPREAD VISIBILITIES BELOW 1/4 MILE ARE EXPECTED
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


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Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
256 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-221700-
/O.CON.KLOT.MF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170222T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.GL.A.0010.170224T0600Z-170224T1500Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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-
256 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING.

* WINDS...EAST GALES TO 35 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 9 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 11 FT.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
256 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-221700-
/O.CON.KLOT.MF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170222T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.GL.A.0010.170224T0600Z-170224T2000Z/
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 HOLLAND TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFF SHORE TO MID-
LINE OF LAKE-
256 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...EAST GALES TO 35 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 12 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 15 FT.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
442 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-231045-
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-
442 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Areas of dense fog are expected through today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Gale force gusts are expected Thursday night into Friday and then
again Saturday.

There is a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night and Friday over
the southern half of the lake.

&&

$$

JEE/KJB

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
445 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-231200-
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm 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 Pt to Alabaster MI-
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-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-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-
445 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

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.

Widespread dense fog will be seen along and south of a line from
Manistee to Harrisville this morning. Locally dense fog will
occur in the rest of northern Michigan.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Expect a wintry mix of wet snow, rain and possible freezing rain in
portions of northern Michigan Thursday night through Friday night.
The exact placement of the different precipitation types is
somewhat uncertain at this point, but the better chance for
accumulating wet snow will be across eastern upper.

There is a chance for thunderstorms in part of northern lower
Michigan Friday, mainly south of M-32.

Gusty winds will be seen across northern Michigan on Saturday.
Accumulating lake effect snow is expected in the typical
snowbelts late Saturday through Sunday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

&&

For more information visit http://weather.gov/gaylord.

$$

JZ

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
429 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

INZ003-004-MIZ077>079-231130-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Berrien-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-
429 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017 /329 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Michigan
and northern Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until mid morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

There is a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night and Friday. Severe
storms are possible Friday with damaging winds the main threat.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed on Friday.

&&

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 Grand Rapids MI
339 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-230845-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
339 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Dense fog will reduce visibilities down to near zero through mid
morning, especially north of Interstate 94.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Thunderstorms will be possible beginning late Thursday night, and
will become likely Friday afternoon and evening. The storms could
become severe Friday afternoon and evening, especially along and
south of Interstate 96. The main threat will be strong winds.

Roads could become slick on Saturday and Saturday night as some
light snow falls, and temperatures drop below freezing.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed late Friday afternoon and Friday
evening.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
339 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

LMZ844>849-230845-
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-
339 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Dense fog will reduce visibilities down to near zero through this
morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Winds and waves will become hazardous to small craft beginning
Thursday night and will likely last through Sunday. Gales will be
possible at times.

Thunderstorms will be possible beginning late Thursday night, and
will become likely Friday afternoon and evening. The storms could
become severe Friday afternoon and evening, especially near
Muskegon and areas south. The main threat will be strong winds.

$$

NJJ

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
300 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-230800-
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-
300 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Lake Erie, Lake
Huron and Lake St Clair.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight

A marine dense fog advisory is in effect. Please see the latest
urgent marine weather message for detail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

There is a chance for thunderstorms Thursday night through Friday
night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$

You can obtain your latest National Weather Service forecasts online
at www.weather.gov/detroit.

JVC

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
300 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-230800-
Midland-Bay-Huron-Saginaw-Tuscola-Sanilac-Shiawassee-Genesee-Lapeer-
St. Clair-Livingston-Oakland-Macomb-Washtenaw-Wayne-Lenawee-Monroe-
300 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...today and tonight

A dense fog advisory is in effect. Please see the latest urgent
weather message for detail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

There is a chance for thunderstorms Thursday night through Friday
night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$

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