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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1017 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

MIZ019>021-025>027-031>033-082330-
/O.CON.KAPX.WS.W.0013.000000T0000Z-161209T2000Z/
CHARLEVOIX-LEELANAU-ANTRIM-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-KALKASKA-
MANISTEE-WEXFORD-MISSAUKEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEVOIX...NORTHPORT...MANCELONA...
FRANKFORT...TRAVERSE CITY...KALKASKA...MANISTEE...CADILLAC...
LAKE CITY
1017 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST FRIDAY...

* SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH FRIDAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 14 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY TODAY.

* LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DURING THE
  EVENING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...GO TO THE MDOT
WEBSITE AT MICHIGAN.GOV.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
245 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-042-
091200-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-5NM EAST OF
MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY-STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-GRAND TRAVERSE BAY
SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO NORWOOD MI-SEUL CHOIX POINT
TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC
BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE TRAVERSE BAY-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND
TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-MANISTEE TO
POINT BETSIE MI-WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO
POINT IROQUOIS MI-ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E.
POTAGANNISSING BAY-CHIPPEWA-MACKINAC-EMMET-CHEBOYGAN-PRESQUE ISLE-
CHARLEVOIX-LEELANAU-ANTRIM-OTSEGO-MONTMORENCY-ALPENA-BENZIE-GRAND
TRAVERSE-KALKASKA-CRAWFORD-OSCODA-ALCONA-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-MISSAUKEE-
ROSCOMMON-OGEMAW-IOSCO-GLADWIN-ARENAC-
245 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...
EASTERN UPPER MICHIGAN...AND ADJACENT NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN...LAKE HURON AND LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AS WELL AS BLOWING SNOW
WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT WITHIN THE SNOWBELT AREAS...MAINLY
WEST OF INTERSTATE 75. PLEASE SEE WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES FOR
ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

GALE FORCE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING ON THE NEARSHORE
WATERS OF NORTHERN LAKES MICHIGAN AND HURON...INCLUDING THE STRAITS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY IN
THE SNOWBELT AREAS...MAINLY WEST OF INTERSTATE 75. PLEASE SEE
WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE. REPORTS MAY BE MADE ONE OF THREE WAYS:

ONLINE:   WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD
FACEBOOK: FACEBOOK.COM/NWSGAYLORD
TWITTER:  TWITTER.COM/NWSGAYLORD

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FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

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