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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
354 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

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/O.EXT.KGRR.WW.Y.0002.200118T0000Z-200119T1200Z/
Allegan-Barry-Eaton-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-
Including the cities of Holland, Hastings, Charlotte,
South Haven, Kalamazoo, and Battle Creek
354 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow will overspread the area this evening and continue
  through the night. The snow will be heavy at times. The snow may
  mix with a bit of sleet late tonight. Lulls in the precipitation
  are expected on Saturday with some drizzle occurring at times.
  Total snowfall by Saturday evening will be in the 4 to 7 inch
  range. Lake effect snow will develop Saturday evening and this
  will be combined with windy conditions. Blowing and drifting
  snow along with slippery roads are expected Saturday night.
  Additional accumulating snow is expected Saturday night on the
  order of 1 to 4 inches.

* WHERE...Portions of south central and southwest Michigan.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 7 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Some power outages
  will be possible due to the winds combining with the weight of
  the wet snow on tree limbs and power lines. Blowing and drifting
  snow is expected Saturday night which will limit visibility.
  Area roads will quickly ice up Saturday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A heavy wet snow is expected tonight with
  intermittent snow on Saturday. Colder air pours in Saturday
  night with lake effect snow increasing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling. Allow for extra time
to reach your destination.

Prepare a emergency kit for home in case you lose power.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
324 AM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

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Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
324 AM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will develop later this evening and during the overnight
hours. Snowfall rates could approach an inch per hour at times.
This snow will cause roads to become snow covered and slick. In
addition, the wet and heavy nature of the snow will add extra
weight to tree limbs and power lines. These conditions combined
with increasing winds will bring a potential of some scattered
power outages.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Snow will be falling Saturday morning, before it diminishes some,
and changes over to a wintry mix along and south of I-96. All
precipitation will change back to snow by Saturday evening, with
additional snow showers expected. Roads will remain slick much of
the time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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