Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1039 PM EDT FRI MAY 25 2018

MIZ005-260300-
Marquette MI-
1039 PM EDT FRI MAY 25 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR  UNTIL 1100 PM EDT...

At 1039 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Big Bay, or 22 miles north of Ishpeming, moving east at 20 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Big Bay.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will relay your report to the National Weather Service
office in Marquette.

If on or near Lake Superior, get out of the water and move indoors
or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to 10 miles
from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you are close
enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now! Do not
be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.

&&

LAT...LON 4683 8761 4678 8758 4679 8780 4685 8783
      4687 8772
TIME...MOT...LOC 0239Z 265DEG 17KT 4682 8774

$$

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