Watches, Warnings & Advisories



2 products issued by NWS for: Grand Rapids MI

Air Quality Alert

MIZ050-056-057-064-071-150400-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Kent-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison,
Grand Rapids, Holland, and South Haven
1004 AM EDT Sat Jul 13 2024

...Air Quality Advisory for July 14th 2024...

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE)
has declared an Air Quality Advisory for July 14th for elevated
levels of ozone in west Michigan. Pollutants within those areas are
expected to be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (USG, Orange
AQI) range.


The Air Quality Advisory is in effect for the following Michigan
counties:

In West Michigan:

Allegan, Berrien, Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Van Buren


Ample sunlight in the afternoon along with heat and favorable winds will
allow for Ozone to develop beyond the USG AQI range.

It is recommended that, when possible, you avoid strenuous outdoor
activities, especially those with respiratory diseases such as
asthma.

People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which can lead to
ozone formation. These activities include:

       refueling vehicles or topping off when refueling;

       using gasoline powered lawn equipment;

       using charcoal lighter fluid.


Positive activities include:

       driving less;

       telecommuting;

       walking or bike riding;

       delaying or combining errands;

       using water-based paints.


For further information, please see EPAs Air Now site for up-to-date air quality data:

https://www.airnow.gov/



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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
528 AM EDT Sat Jul 13 2024

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-140930-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
528 AM EDT Sat Jul 13 2024

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A round of thunderstorms is possible beginning roughly around
1100pm along the Lake Michigan shoreline. These storms should push
east across much of Southwest Lower Michigan through the overnight
hours. The main hazard with storms tonight will be winds to around
50 mph...locally heavy rain and cloud to ground lightning strikes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Storms will continue to press of to the east on Sunday during the
morning hours. Additional thunderstorms are expected to develop
Sunday evening. Some of these storms may become severe with large
hail and damaging winds.

Thunderstorms are also in the forecast from Monday into Monday
night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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