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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
343 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

LMZ846>849-210445-
/O.NEW.KGRR.SC.Y.0077.141221T1800Z-141222T1200Z/
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
343 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 7 AM EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 7 AM EST
MONDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND 20 TO 30 KNOTS ON SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...WAVES WILL BUILD INTO THE 3 TO 5 FOOT RANGE SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND INTO THE 4 TO 6 FOOT RANGE SUNDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OR WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

DUKE


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
643 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ037-038-043-044-050-056>059-064>067-071>074-210345-
MASON-LAKE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...HART...FREMONT...
MUSKEGON...JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS...HOLLAND...
HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO...
BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
643 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014


PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS PORTIONS OF WEST
MICHIGAN ESPECIALLY IN MUSKEGON AND ALLEGAN COUNTIES. IF TRAVELING
THIS EVENING ALLOW A LITTLE EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.
BRIDGES AND EXIT RAMPS MAY BE SLICK SO BE CAREFUL.



$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
642 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-210145-
OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-
KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-
CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HART...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...
MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON...GREENVILLE...ALMA...JENISON...
GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS...HOLLAND...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...
LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
642 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014


...FREEZING DRIZZLE COULD MAKE IT SLICK THIS EVENING...

THE FLURRIES COULD CHANGE TO FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS
EVENING...POTENTIALLY LEADING TO SLICK CONDITIONS. TEMPERATURES
WERE IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S. FLURRIES WERE OCCURRING IN
PLACES. RECENT REPORTS OUT OF ALLEGAN COUNTY SUGGEST THAT THE
PRECIPITATION COULD BE TRANSITIONING TO FREEZING DRIZZLE.

MOTORISTS HEADING OUT THIS EVENING SHOULD BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FREEZING DRIZZLE. THIS COULD LEAD TO ICY CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY
ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.



$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
645 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

LMZ844>849-MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-
211100-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-MASON-LAKE-
OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-
GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-
VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
645 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FLURRIES COULD CHANGE TO FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS EVENING.  THIS MAY
LEAD TO SLICK CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

HIGH WINDS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. SNOW ON WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY COULD IMPACT TRAVEL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

OSTUNO MJS


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ031-210100-
MANISTEE COUNTY...MANISTEE-
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  7 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 30. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 28. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 27. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 27. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ032-210100-
WEXFORD COUNTY...CADILLAC-
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  7 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 26. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 24. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 23. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 23. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ033-210100-
MISSAUKEE COUNTY...LAKE CITY-
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  7 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 26. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 23. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 22. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 21. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ034-210100-
ROSCOMMON COUNTY...HOUGHTON LAKE-
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  7 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 24. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 23. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 21. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 20. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ035-210100-
OGEMAW COUNTY...WEST BRANCH-
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  7 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 23. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 19. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 16. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ036-210100-
IOSCO COUNTY...EAST TAWAS-
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  7 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 21. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 13. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 11. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ041-210100-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  7 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 21. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 19. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 14. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ042-210100-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
600 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  7 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 20. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  9 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 18. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 PM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 16. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 13. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

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