Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
1124 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

MIZ060>063-068>070-151800-
Shiawassee-Genesee-Lapeer-St. Clair-Livingston-Oakland-Macomb-
Including the cities of Owosso, Flint, Lapeer, Port Huron,
Howell, Pontiac, and Warren
1124 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...CAUTIOUS TRAVEL IS ADVISED FOR POTENTIAL ICING OF ROADWAYS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...

WEATHER...

 * Pockets of freezing rain will continue to impact the area
   through early afternoon, as temperatures struggle to climb
   above freezing.

 * Additional ice accumulation upwards of one tenth of an inch
   will be possible. The greatest accumulation will occur on
   elevated surfaces, trees and powerlines.

 * Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

 * Air temperatures between 30 and 33 degrees, slowly rising
   through the afternoon.

IMPACTS...

 * Icing may lead to slippery roads particularly on bridges, exit
   ramps and overpasses.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * Freezing rain will lead to ice accumulation on untreated
   surfaces. Motorists are discouraged from traveling and if
   traveling is absolutely necessary, are urged to use extra caution
   and account for variable driving conditions by slowing down
   and allowing extra time.

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

$$

MIZ047>049-053>055-151800-
Midland-Bay-Huron-Saginaw-Tuscola-Sanilac-
Including the cities of Midland, Bay City, Bad Axe, Saginaw,
Caro, and Sandusky
1124 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

..CAUTIOUS TRAVEL IS ADVISED FOR POTENTIAL ICING OF ROADWAYS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...

WEATHER...

 * A mix of freezing rain and sleet will continue to impact the
   area through the afternoon, as temperatures struggle to climb
   above freezing.

 * Additional ice accumulation upwards of one half of an inch
   will be possible. The greatest accumulation will occur on
   elevated surfaces, trees and powerlines.

 * Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 35 mph. The
   strongest winds will occur immediately downwind of Lake Huron
   and Saginaw Bay.

 * Air temperatures between 29 and 32 degrees, slowly rising
   through the afternoon.

IMPACTS...

 * Icing may lead to slippery roads particularly on bridges, exit
   ramps and overpasses. Hazardous travel can be expected.

 * The combination of ice accumulation and strong winds may lead
   to tree damage and power outages.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * Freezing rain will lead to ice accumulation on untreated
   surfaces. Motorists are discouraged from traveling and if
   traveling is absolutely necessary, are urged to use extra caution
   and account for variable driving conditions by slowing down
   and allowing extra time.

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

$$

MR



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