Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
223 PM EDT FRI JUL 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Nearshore and Open Waters from St Joseph to Grand Haven MI...

* Until 315 PM EDT.

* At 221 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near The St.
  Joseph Light, moving north at 35 knots.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts to nearly 50 knots.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
           suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  The Holland Light, Saugatuck Pierheads, The South Haven Light.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If caught on the
open water stay below deck if possible, keep away from ungrounded
metal objects.

&&

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 600 PM EDT for Van Buren and
Kalamazoo Counties.

LAT...LON 4213 8657 4213 8671 4283 8671 4281 8621
      4270 8621 4264 8623 4261 8623 4248 8625
      4235 8630 4221 8639 4211 8649
TIME...MOT...LOC 1821Z 186DEG 33KT 4219 8636

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

DUKE


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