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Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
359 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ077>079-080500-
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0004.161208T0900Z-161209T2100Z/
BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...
FAIR PLAIN...BENTON HEIGHTS...BUCHANAN...PAW PAW LAKE...
DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS...STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...
WHITE PIGEON...MENDON
359 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO
4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. LAKE
   EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND EXPAND IN
   COVERAGE AND INTENSITY ON THURSDAY. THE MORE SIGNIFICANT LAKE
   EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FROM LATE THURSDAY
   AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY 5 TO 8 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY.

IMPACTS...

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
   CONDITIONS ON SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS ESPECIALLY FROM
   THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

 * SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES ARE EXPECTED IN THE
   HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

 * THE THURSDAY EVENING AND FRIDAY MORNING COMMUTES MAY BE
   DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR WARNING FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND
DRIFTING SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ037-038-043-056-064-071-072-080500-
/O.CON.KGRR.WS.W.0008.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
MASON-LAKE-OCEANA-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...HART...
GRAND HAVEN...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY. THE MOST INTENSE SNOWFALL CAN BE EXPECTED
   THURSDAY MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON...AND THEN AGAIN DURING
   ALL OF THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY FRIDAY
   EVENING.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE
   BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING
   AND LAST THROUGH FRIDAY.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$


Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GUSTS TO GALES OVER CENTRAL LAKE HURON...

.GUSTS TO LOW END GALES WILL EASE THIS EVENING ALLOWING THE GALE
WARNING TO EXPIRE ON SCHEDULE. HOWEVER...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO GUST TO NEAR-GALES THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL TRACK FROM NORTHERN LAKE HURON THURSDAY AFTERNOON TO LAKE
ERIE THURSDAY NIGHT. FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A WIND
SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST IN ADDITION TO AN INCREASE IN LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SQUALLS. BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE SOUTH OF THE GREAT LAKES WILL
ALLOW MODERATE WINDS TO TAKE HOLD FOR THE END OF THE WEEK BEFORE THE
ARRIVAL OF THE NEXT LOW SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

LHZ363-421-441-462-080300-
/O.CON.KDTX.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-161208T0300Z/
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
348 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WARNING...EXPECT SUSTAINED
  WINDS UP TO 28 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 37
  KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 9 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 13 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EST
  WEDNESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM EST
  WEDNESDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
359 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

INZ004>007-MIZ080-080500-
/O.CON.KIWX.WW.Y.0008.161208T1500Z-161209T2100Z/
ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-BRANCH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BEND...MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...
WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...NAPPANEE...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...
SHIPSHEWANA...ANGOLA...FREMONT...COLDWATER...BRONSON
359 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY
TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH DRIFTING SNOW AT TIMES. LAKE
   EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY LATE THURSDAY
   MORNING OR EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON...AND INCREASE IN COVERAGE
   BY LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE MORE SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT
   SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
   FRIDAY MORNING.

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES BY LATE FRIDAY.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS ARE EXPECTED ESPECIALLY FROM
   THURSDAY EVENING INTO FRIDAY.

 * REDUCED VISIBILITY CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE HEAVIER SNOW
   SHOWERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND DRIFTING SNOW
MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...
ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ039-080500-
/O.EXA.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
OSCEOLA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...REED CITY
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
4 PM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
4 PM EST FRIDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED BY THURSDAY
   NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY FRIDAY
   EVENING. THE HIGHEST TOTALS SHOULD OCCUR OVER THE NORTHWEST
   PORTION OF THE COUNTY.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE
   BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING
   AND LAST THROUGH FRIDAY.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ044-050-080500-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
NEWAYGO-MUSKEGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREMONT...MUSKEGON
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE
   BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING
   AND LAST THROUGH FRIDAY.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ057-080500-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
KENT-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GRAND RAPIDS
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER
   OF THE COUNTY.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 MPH WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
   AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THURSDAY MORNING.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ065-073-080500-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0021.161208T0500Z-161209T2100Z/
BARRY-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...BATTLE CREEK
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TOWARD
   DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

 * SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY
   EVENING.

 * GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 MPH WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
   AND DRIFTING SNOW PARTICULARLY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
   NIGHT.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS 10 TO 15.

 * THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN
   VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY...ESPECIALLY FOR
   THE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY MORNING COMMUTES.

 * COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

 * VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE
   HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS...AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

JK


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

LEZ142>145-080500-
/O.CON.KCLE.SC.Y.0064.000000T0000Z-161209T1200Z/
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
  THURSDAY OUT OF THE WEST.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT DURING THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

LEZ146>149-080500-
/O.CON.KCLE.SC.Y.0064.000000T0000Z-161210T0800Z/
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-
THE LAKE OH-LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM GENEVA-ON-THE-
LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
352 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT TURNING TO THE WEST.

* WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT DURING THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GUSTS TO GALES OVER CENTRAL LAKE HURON...

.GUSTS TO LOW END GALES WILL EASE THIS EVENING ALLOWING THE GALE
WARNING TO EXPIRE ON SCHEDULE. HOWEVER...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO GUST TO NEAR-GALES THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL TRACK FROM NORTHERN LAKE HURON THURSDAY AFTERNOON TO LAKE
ERIE THURSDAY NIGHT. FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A WIND
SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST IN ADDITION TO AN INCREASE IN LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SQUALLS. BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE SOUTH OF THE GREAT LAKES WILL
ALLOW MODERATE WINDS TO TAKE HOLD FOR THE END OF THE WEEK BEFORE THE
ARRIVAL OF THE NEXT LOW SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

LHZ422-442-443-080315-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0081.000000T0000Z-161209T0300Z/
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
348 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 31 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 5 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EST
  WEDNESDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM EST
  WEDNESDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

SS


Lake Effect Snow Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
256 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AND CONTINUE INTO
SATURDAY...

.BANDS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL SET UP ALONG THE PENNSYLVANIA
SHORELINE ON THURSDAY AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES. WINDS WILL SHIFT
TO THE NORTHWEST THURSDAY NIGHT WITH SNOW SHIFTING INLAND...THEN
BECOMING FOCUSED TOWARDS THE LAKESHORE AGAIN ON SATURDAY.

OHZ012>014-089-080400-
/O.CON.KCLE.LE.A.0008.161208T1400Z-161210T1500Z/
LAKE-GEAUGA-ASHTABULA INLAND-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MENTOR...CHARDON...JEFFERSON...
ASHTABULA
256 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF GREATER THAN 6 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE. LOCALIZED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 INCHES OR MORE MAY
  OCCUR ACROSS INLAND AREAS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN NEAR LAKE ERIE THURSDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW
  WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AND SPREAD INLAND
  THURSDAY EVENING WITH SNOW SQUALLS LIKELY FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND SNOW SQUALLS WILL LEAD TO
  SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES AT
  TIMES. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR
HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW...OFTEN IN LOCALIZED AREAS. TRAVEL
CONDITIONS COULD BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECAST FOR POSSIBLE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
421 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-081100-
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-
421 PM EST WED DEC 7 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...TONIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AS WELL AS BLOWING SNOW
ARE LIKELY LATE TONIGHT IN THE SNOWBELT AREAS...MAINLY WEST OF
INTERSTATE 75. PLEASE SEE WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES FOR ADDITIONAL
DETAILS.

GALE FORCE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT ON THE NEARSHORE
WATERS OF NORTHERN LAKES MICHIGAN AND HURON...INCLUDING THE STRAITS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CONTINUE THURSDAY THROUGH 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

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
629 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-081130-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
629 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT TOWARDS LAKE MICHIGAN AND
BECOME LOCALLY HEAVY FOR THE THURSDAY MORNING COMMUTE. ROADS WILL
START TO BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A PROLONGED LAKE EFFECT SNOW EVENT WILL CONTINUE FROM THURSDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT AND FINALLY DIMINISH DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON ON FRIDAY. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...NEAR WHITEOUTS
AT TIMES AND SNOW TOTALS BY FRIDAY EVENING IN THE HEAVIEST BANDS
TOWARD 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS.

AN ADDITIONAL WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE FROM
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY ACROSS THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
547 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-005-
015-016-024-025-081100-
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-STARKE-
PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-WHITE-CASS IN-
MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-JAY-BERRIEN-
CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-
HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-ALLEN OH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...NAPPANEE...
LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...SHIPSHEWANA...ANGOLA...FREMONT...KENDALLVILLE...
LIGONIER...ALBION...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...NORTH JUDSON...
BASS LAKE...WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...MEDARYVILLE...PLYMOUTH...
BREMEN...CULVER...ROCHESTER...AKRON...WARSAW...WINONA LAKE...
SYRACUSE...MENTONE...COLUMBIA CITY...TRI-LAKES...SOUTH WHITLEY...
FORT WAYNE...NEW HAVEN...MONTICELLO...MONON...BROOKSTON...
LOGANSPORT...ROYAL CENTER...PERU...GRISSOM AFB...MEXICO...WABASH...
NORTH MANCHESTER...HUNTINGTON...ROANOKE...BLUFFTON...OSSIAN...
DECATUR...BERNE...MARION...GAS CITY...UPLAND...HARTFORD CITY...
MONTPELIER...PORTLAND...DUNKIRK...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...
ST. JOSEPH...FAIR PLAIN...BENTON HEIGHTS...BUCHANAN...PAW PAW LAKE...
DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS...STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...
WHITE PIGEON...MENDON...COLDWATER...BRONSON...HILLSDALE...
JONESVILLE...LITCHFIELD...BRYAN...EDGERTON...WAUSEON...ARCHBOLD...
SWANTON...DELTA...DEFIANCE...SHERWOOD...HICKSVILLE...NAPOLEON...
DESHLER...LIBERTY CENTER...PAULDING...ANTWERP...PAYNE...OTTAWA...
LEIPSIC...COLUMBUS GROVE...CONTINENTAL...PANDORA...VAN WERT...
OHIO CITY...LIMA...SPENCERVILLE
547 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016 /447 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OHIO...
NORTHERN INDIANA AND SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MUCH COLDER AIR WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD OVER THE AREA AND BRING LAKE
EFFECT SNOW TONIGHT. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER PRODUCT
FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY. PLEASE SEE
THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER PRODUCT FOR MORE INFORMATION.

SNOW IS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY WITH ACCUMULATIONS
LIKELY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED...BUT SNOWFALL REPORTS ARE
GREATLY APPRECIATED.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...OR
CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
413 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-081000-
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND 5NM
OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
413 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE ERIE...LAKE
HURON AND LAKE ST CLAIR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY. REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER WARNING AND FORECAST MESSAGES FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS
OF LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY. REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER WARNING AND FORECAST MESSAGES FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR LAKES ST CLAIR AND ERIE
LATER TONIGHT AND THURSDAY AS WESTERLY WINDS INCREASE BEHIND A
COLD FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

YOU CAN OBTAIN YOUR LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS ONLINE
AT WWW,WEATHER.GOV/DETROIT.

DRK

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