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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
255 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

MIZ037-038-043-044-050-040830-
LAKE-MASON-MUSKEGON-NEWAYGO-OCEANA-
255 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

AT 250 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 15 MILES WEST OF
PENTWATER TO 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF STONY LAKE TO DUCK LAKE STATE
PARK...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

PENNY SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS GREATER THAN 40 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING...BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS...ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  LUDINGTON BY 325 AM EDT...
  WHITEHALL BY 330 AM EDT...
  SHELBY BY 335 AM EDT...
  FREESOIL BY 400 AM EDT...
  LITTLE POINT SABLE BY 310 AM EDT...
  SILVER LAKE STATE PARK BY 315 AM EDT...
  ROOSEVELT PARK BY 320 AM EDT...
  HAMLIN LAKE BY 325 AM EDT...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE SMALL OBJECTS SUCH AS TRASH BINS TO BLOW
AROUND. STAY AWAY FROM HIGH OBJECTS OUTDOORS SUCH AS TREES. SEEK
SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL THESE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

&&

LAT...LON 4417 8594 4318 8595 4318 8631 4337 8643
      4349 8647 4360 8654 4367 8654 4374 8647
      4382 8644 4392 8645 4407 8651 4412 8644
      4418 8640
TIME...MOT...LOC 0656Z 246DEG 23KT 4385 8667 4343 8667
          4328 8657

$$

WDM


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
316 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

LHZ345>349-LMZ323-341-342-344>346-LSZ321-322-MIZ008-015>036-041-
042-051200-
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-
316 AM EDT MON MAY 4 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.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON
IN PORTIONS OF NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN...PARTICULARLY NEAR SAGINAW
BAY. SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE ARE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN
MICHIGAN THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD.

$$

JZ/MSB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
852 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-041000-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
852 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY ESPECIALLY NORTH OF I-96. NO
SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A FEW STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE SOUTH OF I-96 MONDAY AFTERNOON
THOUGH THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW. SHOWERS AND STORMS
WILL CONTINUE MOVING IN AND OUT OF THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY WITH THE BEST CHANCE ONCE AGAIN SOUTH OF I-96 IT
APPEARS. RAIN CHANCES RETURN FRIDAY AND SATURDAY THOUGH IT IS
UNCERTAIN HOW MUCH RAIN WE WILL RECEIVE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
325 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-005-
015-016-024-025-041930-
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...ELKHART...GOSHEN...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...ANGOLA...
KENDALLVILLE...LIGONIER...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...NORTH JUDSON...
WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...ROCHESTER...WARSAW...
WINONA LAKE...COLUMBIA CITY...SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...
MONTICELLO...BROOKSTON...LOGANSPORT...PERU...WABASH...
NORTH MANCHESTER...HUNTINGTON...BLUFFTON...OSSIAN...DECATUR...
BERNE...MARION...HARTFORD CITY...MONTPELIER...PORTLAND...NILES...
BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...
STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...COLDWATER...HILLSDALE...BRYAN...WAUSEON...
ARCHBOLD...DEFIANCE...NAPOLEON...PAULDING...ANTWERP...OTTAWA...
PANDORA...VAN WERT...DELPHOS...LIMA
325 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015 /225 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT IN THE NORTHWEST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY DURING THE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY TIMEFRAME.
THE RISK OF SEVERE STORMS APPEARS LOW AT THIS TIME.

THERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS NEXT WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

&&

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
410 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-040815-
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-
410 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT OVER LAKE HURON. THESE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE AS THEY TRACK FROM WEST TO
EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS A
COLD FRONT DROPS INTO AND THEN STALLS OVER SOUTHERN LOWER
MICHIGAN. THE GREATEST COVERAGE IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE NEXT WEEKEND.

.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 (ALL LOWER CASE).

HLO

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
410 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

MIZ047>049-053>055-040815-
MIDLAND-BAY-HURON-SAGINAW-TUSCOLA-SANILAC-
410 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL COME CLOSE TO RED FLAG WARNING
CRITERIA TODAY AS HUMIDITIES DROP TO BETWEEN 25 AND 30
PERCENT...TEMPERATURES WARM TO NEAR 80...AND SOUTHWEST WINDS
INCREASE T0 15 TO 20 MPH. FIRE DANGER ALSO REMAINS HIGH ACROSS
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN...AND RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO RECONSIDER ANY
OUTDOOR BURNING OR EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT. THESE STORMS ARE
NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE AS THEY TRACK FROM WEST TO EAST AROUND
20 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS A
COLD FRONT DROPS INTO AND THEN STALLS OVER SOUTHERN LOWER
MICHIGAN. THE GREATEST COVERAGE IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE NEXT WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
410 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

MIZ060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-040815-
SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-
WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
410 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL COME CLOSE TO RED FLAG WARNING
CRITERIA TODAY AS HUMIDITIES DROP TO BETWEEN 25 AND 30
PERCENT...TEMPERATURES WARM TO NEAR 80...AND SOUTHWEST WINDS
INCREASE T0 AROUND 15 MPH. FIRE DANGER ALSO REMAINS HIGH ACROSS
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN...AND RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO RECONSIDER ANY
OUTDOOR BURNING OR EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS A
COLD FRONT DROPS INTO AND THEN STALLS OVER SOUTHERN LOWER
MICHIGAN. THE GREATEST COVERAGE IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE NEXT WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

MIZ041-040900-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
300 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE
60. SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  6 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE
59. SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 59.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT 10 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 60.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
300 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

MIZ042-040900-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
300 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.NOW...
AT  4 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE
63. SOUTH WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  6 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE
62. SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 62.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 MPH.
AT 10 AM...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURE 64.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 MPH.

$$

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