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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
351 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

MIZ056-064-071-131700-
/O.CAN.KGRR.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-171214T0400Z/
/O.EXA.KGRR.WW.Y.0022.171213T1200Z-171214T0400Z/
Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
351 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions,
  including during the evening commute. Total snow accumulations
  of 2 to 5 inches.

* WHERE...Ottawa, Allegan and Van Buren counties.

* WHEN...From 7 AM this morning to 11 PM EST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
444 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

LMZ043-046-131745-
/O.EXT.KIWX.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-171214T1500Z/
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
444 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...South 15 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots this morning
  veering west in the afternoon. North 20 to 25 knots tonight with
  gusts to 30 knots. A few gusts to 35 knot gales possible early
  this evening.

* WAVES...Building to 2 to 5 feet today, then to 4 to 8 feet
  occasionally to 10 feet tonight before subsiding to 3 to 6 feet
  Thursday morning.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
313 AM CST WED DEC 13 2017

...WINDS AND WAVES INCREASING TODAY AND ESPECIALLY TONIGHT...

.AFTER A BRIEF BREAK EARLY THIS MORNING, WINDS AND WAVES WILL
INCREASE AGAIN TODAY ACROSS THE NEARSHORE WATERS. WINDS WILL
INITIALLY BE FROM THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST AHEAD OF A SURFACE LOW,
BEFORE BECOMING NORTHERLY BEHIND THE LOW. WAVES WILL BUILD TO 3 TO
6 FEET TODAY, AND INCREASE TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

LMZ643>646-131715-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0110.171213T1500Z-171214T1500Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
313 AM CST WED DEC 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 9 AM CST THURSDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH
  TO 30 KT THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

* WAVES: 3 TO 6 FEET, BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$
HENTZ

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
305 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

LMZ740>742-131715-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0113.171213T1300Z-171214T1800Z/
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
305 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO NOON CST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...to 30 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 8 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 10 ft.

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.

&&

$$


JEE

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
305 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

LMZ743>745-131715-
/O.CAN.KLOT.SC.Y.0112.000000T0000Z-171213T1000Z/
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0113.171213T1300Z-171214T1800Z/
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
305 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO NOON CST THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has cancelled the Small
Craft Advisory.

* WINDS...To 30 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 8 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 10 ft.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
400 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

LMZ844>849-131700-
/O.EXT.KGRR.SC.Y.0096.000000T0000Z-171214T0300Z/
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-
400 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...Southeast increasing to 20 to 30 knots today. Winds will
  become north tonight at 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 10 to 20
  knots late.

* WAVES...building to 3 to 5 feet today and continuing into this
  evening.

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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
326 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...Very windy conditions developing today...

.A fast moving storm system will move through the upper Midwest
and into the Great Lakes today. Strong winds on the back side of
the system will bring very windy conditions to the area late this
morning and afternoon.

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024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-131730-
/O.NEW.KDVN.WI.Y.0006.171213T1700Z-171214T0000Z/
Buchanan-Delaware-Benton-Linn-Jones-Iowa-Johnson-Cedar-Clinton-
Muscatine-Scott-Keokuk-Washington-Louisa-Jefferson-Henry IA-
Des Moines-Van Buren-Lee-Rock Island-Henry IL-Mercer-Henderson-
Warren-Hancock-McDonough-Scotland-Clark-
Including the cities of Independence, Manchester, Vinton,
Cedar Rapids, Anamosa, Marengo, Iowa City, Tipton, Clinton,
Muscatine, Davenport, Bettendorf, Sigourney, Washington, Wapello,
Fairfield, Mount Pleasant, Burlington, Keosauqua, Fort Madison,
Moline, Rock Island, Geneseo, Aledo, Oquawka, Monmouth, Carthage,
Macomb, Memphis, and Kahoka
326 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening.

* Winds...Northwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. A
  localized gust to 50 mph is possible.

* Timing...Starting late this morning and continuing through the
  afternoon.

* Impacts...Travel may be hazardous, especially for high profile
  vehicles. Lightweight unsecured objects will be blown around
  and thus should be secured if possible, such as holiday
  decorations.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph or greater are
expected, which can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles.  Use extra caution if you are traveling.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
409 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

LMZ740>745-141015-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-Calumet Harbor to Gary-
Gary to Burns Harbor-Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
409 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ILLINOIS NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE INDIANA NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

  Hazardous Conditions for Small Craft are likely.

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

Thursday through Friday night...
  Hazardous Conditions for Small Craft are likely.
Monday and Tuesday...
  Hazardous Conditions for Small Craft are possible.

&&

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
409 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
141015-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake Illinois-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-
DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-
Iroquois-Ford-Lake Indiana-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
409 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017 /509 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
  Elevated Snow Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Another clipper system will track through the region today,
bringing the potential for light precipitation. With the surface
low passing across far northeast Illinois this afternoon, the best
chance of accumulating snow will generally be north of the
Wisconsin border. Light accumulations, generally less than an
inch, will be possible mainly across the northern Suburbs of
Chicago. Colder and blustery weather will arrive tonight as the
low pulls away to the east. Gusty northerly winds to 35 mph may
turn northeast for a time, which will likely produce some lake
effect snow showers across far northeast Illinois this evening,
which will move east into Indiana overnight. Minor accumulations
will be possible, perhaps an inch or so in Illinois, and 2 to 4
inches in Indiana. Higher amounts are not out of the question if
the lake snow band remains over one location for a period of time.

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

Thursday...
  Elevated Snow Risk.
Friday...
  Limited Snow Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Lake effect snow will linger over northwest Indiana Thursday
morning. Confidence is low in exactly where the band will be, but
the band will shift east through the morning. The snow will likely
impact the Thursday morning commute in northwest Indiana.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

&&

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
337 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-140945-
Buchanan-Delaware-Dubuque-Benton-Linn-Jones-Jackson-Iowa-Johnson-
Cedar-Clinton-Muscatine-Scott-Keokuk-Washington-Louisa-Jefferson-
Henry IA-Des Moines-Van Buren-Lee-Jo Daviess-Stephenson-Carroll-
Whiteside-Rock Island-Henry IL-Bureau-Putnam-Mercer-Henderson-
Warren-Hancock-McDonough-Scotland-Clark-
337 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
Illinois...northwest Illinois...west central Illinois...east
central Iowa...northeast Iowa...southeast Iowa and northeast
Missouri.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Very windy conditions will develop late this morning and through
the afternoon hours. Wind gusts to 45 mph are likely. A few gusts
to 50 mph cannot be ruled out. A wind advisory has been issued for
areas roughly along and west of a line from Manchester, Iowa to
Kewanee, Illinois.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
326 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

LMZ643>646-140930-
Sheboygan to Port Washington WI-
Port Washington to North Point Light WI-
North Point Light to Wind Point WI-
Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL-
326 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect from mid morning due to brisk
south winds and increasing waves. Strong north winds may briefly
approach gales this evening and tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect to mid morning Thursday.

Winds will approach Small Craft Advisory levels again Saturday
into Sunday.

$$
Hentz

www.weather.gov/mkx

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
326 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-140930-
Marquette-Green Lake-Fond Du Lac-Sheboygan-Sauk-Columbia-Dodge-
Washington-Ozaukee-Iowa-Dane-Jefferson-Waukesha-Milwaukee-
Lafayette-Green-Rock-Walworth-Racine-Kenosha-
326 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Wisconsin, south central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Moderate snow is expected today, especially north of a line from
Fond du Lac to Port Washington, where 2 to 4 inches of snow is
expected, with around 6 inches possible near Sheboygan. Lesser
amounts are expected further south and west. A Winter Weather
Advisory is in effect for portions of the area. There is expected
to be a sharp line from little or no accumulations south to the
main band of snow that will extend from northwest to southeast
across portions of central to northern portions of southeast
Wisconsin.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed, however your snowfall
reports will be appreciated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
359 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

LMZ043-046-140900-
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
359 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of The Nearshore
Waters of Southeastern Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Conditions hazardous to small craft will persist through late
tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Conditions hazardous to small craft are likely again Friday into
Saturday.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further details or updates...or
check our web site at weather.gov/iwx

$$

MCD

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
359 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

INZ003>005-008-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077-OHZ015-016-024-025-
140900-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Noble-Starke-Pulaski-Marshall-
Fulton IN-Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-White-Cass IN-Miami-Wabash-
Huntington-Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford-Jay-Berrien-Paulding-Putnam-
Van Wert-Allen OH-
359 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 /259 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Light snow will overspread the area through tonight, ending with lake
effect near Lake Michigan through Thursday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Additional light snowfall is possible through the weekend, especially
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 Indianapolis IN
345 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

INZ021-030-031-038>042-049-141000-
Carroll-Clinton-Howard-Tipton-Hamilton-Madison-Delaware-Randolph-
Henry-
Including the cities of Frankfort, Kokomo, Anderson, and Muncie
345 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Flurries are possible late this morning. Snow showers...
perhaps briefly mixed with rain...will impact northeast portions of
central Indiana from mid afternoon through the evening. A dusting of
snow is possible. Windy.

Hazards: Slick spots on roads...mainly tonight. Peak wind gusts to 35
to 40 mph.

Timing: Snow showers are most likely from mid afternoon through the
evening. Windy this afternoon and evening.

Discussion: Low pressure and an associated cold front will track
into the lower Great Lakes late this afternoon and evening. Behind
the front...colder air will return overnight.

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

Outlook: There are small chances for snow Friday into Friday
night...and again late weekend into early next week. Any
accumulations will be very light.

Discussion: An upper level wave moving through a fast flow will
bring low snow chances to northern portions of central Indiana
Friday into Friday night. A storm system tracking into the region
from the southwest will bring precipitation to central Indiana from
late Saturday night into Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter snowfall reports would be appreciated later today and tonight.

&&

More information, along with other weather, hydrological and climate
information can be found at http://weather.gov/ind

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
345 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

INZ028-029-035>037-043>048-051>057-060>065-067>072-141000-
Warren-Tippecanoe-Fountain-Montgomery-Boone-Vermillion-Parke-Putnam-
Hendricks-Marion-Hancock-Vigo-Clay-Owen-Morgan-Johnson-Shelby-Rush-
Sullivan-Greene-Monroe-Brown-Bartholomew-Decatur-Knox-Daviess-Martin-
Lawrence-Jackson-Jennings-
Including the cities of Lafayette, Crawfordsville, Indianapolis,
Terre Haute, Shelbyville, Bloomington, Columbus, Vincennes, Bedford,
and Seymour
345 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Light rain and snow showers will impact areas mainly near
and northeast of Interstate 74 late this afternoon into the evening.
Windy.

Hazards: Peak wind gusts to 35 to 40 mph.

Timing: Snow showers are most likely from mid afternoon through the
evening. Windy this afternoon and evening.

Discussion: Low pressure and an associated cold front will track
into the lower Great Lakes late this afternoon and evening. Behind
the front...colder air will return overnight.


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

Outlook: There are small chances for snow Friday into Friday
night north of Interstate 70...and again late weekend into early
next week. Little to no accumulation is expected.

Discussion: An upper level wave moving through a fast flow will
bring low snow chances to northern portions of central Indiana
Friday into Friday night. A storm system tracking into the region
from the southwest will bring precipitation to central Indiana from
late Saturday night into Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

&&

More information, along with other weather, hydrological and climate
information can be found at http://weather.gov/ind

$$

Ryan

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
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