Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
730 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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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-
730 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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.

Heavy wet snow will impact much of Northern Lower Michigan today and
tonight...with the heaviest snow falling across locations along and
south of M-32. Mixed precipitation will periodically combine with
the snow for locations along and south of M-72. Significant snow and
ice accumulations are expected. Please see ongoing Winter Storm
Warnings and Advisories for further details.

Gale force winds are expected in the nearshore waters of Lake
Michigan, Lake Huron, Whitefish Bay, and the Saint Marys river
system today and tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

A messy mix of snow/sleet/freezing rain will impact northern Lower
Michigan through the weekend...with snow impacting eastern Upper
Michigan continuing through Sunday night. Significant accumulation
of snow is expected...and the potential exists for heavy ice
accumulation along and south of M-72. Gusty northeast winds will
cause blowing snow and will bring a high likelihood of power
disruptions to areas that pick up significant ice. See ongoing
winter weather headlines for additional information.

Gale force winds are expected in the nearshore waters of Lake
Michigan, Lake Huron, Whitefish Bay, and the Saint Marys river
system through Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snow and ice accumulations...and
any other significant weather to the National Weather Service.
Reports may be made one of three ways:

Online:   weather.gov/gaylord
Facebook: facebook.com/nwsgaylord

Twitter:  twitter.com/nwsgaylord

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

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