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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
350 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-300800-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM 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 POINT 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-
350 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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.

A QUICK HITTING STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT NORTHERN MICHIGAN THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THE FOLLOWING IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED:

  * WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH
    ALONG THE LAKE MICHIGAN COAST.

  * SNOW: A PERIOD OF ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED...POSSIBLY
    MIXED WITH RAIN. THE MOST LIKELY AREAS FOR SNOW ACCUMULATION
    WILL BE EASTERN UPPER AND THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF NORTHERN LOWER
    MICHIGAN. LOW VISIBILITIES AND SLICK TRAVEL ARE POSSIBLE.

SEE ONGOING ADVISORY FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS WHITEFISH BAY AND THE
ST. MARYS RIVER SYSTEM. SEE ONGOING GALE WARNING FOR FURTHER
DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

ANOTHER ROUND OF ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF
NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY. AT THIS
TIME...CONFIDENCE REMAINS LOW REGARDING THE EXACT PLACEMENT OF
ANY SNOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW AMOUNTS AND HIGH WIND
SPEEDS TODAY THROUGH MONDAY. REPORTS CAN BE MADE ONE OF THREE
WAYS:

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

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$
JK



Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

MIZ026-291200-
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY...TRAVERSE CITY-
600 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.NOW...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

AT  7 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 21. SOUTH WINDS 10 MPH.
AT  9 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 24. SOUTH WINDS 15 MPH.
AT 11 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 34. SOUTH WINDS 18 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
AT  1 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. TEMPERATURE
39. SOUTH WINDS 22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
315 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

MIZ016-019-020-025-026-031-032-292200-
/O.NEW.KAPX.WI.Y.0001.150329T1400Z-150329T2200Z/
EMMET-CHARLEVOIX-LEELANAU-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PETOSKEY...CHARLEVOIX...NORTHPORT...
FRANKFORT...TRAVERSE CITY...MANISTEE...CADILLAC
315 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM EDT
THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH THROUGH
  LATE MORNING...WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. THE
  HIGHEST GUSTS WILL BE NEAR THE LAKE MICHIGAN SHORE WHERE
  OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

* OTHER HAZARDS: A FAST MOVING BAND OF HEAVY SNOW IS ALSO EXPECTED
  AFTER 2 PM. COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS AND ACCUMULATION UP TO 2
  INCHES...A PERIOD OF HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS: STRONG WINDS MAY LEAD TO SOME TREE DAMAGE AND POWER
  OUTAGES. IN ADDITION...COMBINED WITH SNOWFALL...A PERIOD OF VERY
  LOW VISIBILITY AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED INTO THE
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 30 MPH
AND/OR WIND GUSTS OF 45 MPH OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS
STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

LAWRENCE




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