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Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1200 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

MIZ071>074-290100-
/O.CON.KGRR.WW.Y.0005.150129T0600Z-150129T2100Z/
VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO...
BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
1200 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM
EST THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * A MIXTURE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT.

 * SOME LIGHT ICING IS EXPECTED...GENERALLY LESS THAN A TENTH OF
   AN INCH.

IMPACTS...

 * TRAVEL WILL BE SLOWED BY SLIPPERY ROADS DURING THE MORNING.

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 AND HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/5OG.

&&

$$

OSTUNO


Flood Advisory


ILC063-197-290333-
/O.EXT.KLOT.FL.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150202T2330Z/
/WLMI2.N.IJ.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
333 PM GMT WED JAN 28 2015

The Flood Advisory is extended for
  The Kankakee River near Wilmington
* until Monday afternoon.
* At  845 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.9 feet.
* Action stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.5 feet.
* Forecast...Water levels may continue to fluctuate due to ice.
  Ice jams can result in rapid rises in water levels with little or
  no warning.
* Impact...Ice jam flooding can be very localized and not affect all
  locations along the river. Residents in low lying flood prone areas
  should remain alert for possible flooding due to ice jams.

&&

LAT...LON 4126 8799 4143 8827 4135 8828 4116 8806


$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
917 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

LMZ740>743-282330-
/O.EXT.KLOT.SC.Y.0013.150128T2100Z-150129T1000Z/
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
917 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 AM CST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO 30 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 8 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 10 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING
SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
917 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

LMZ744-745-282330-
/O.EXT.KLOT.SC.Y.0013.150128T2100Z-150129T1000Z/
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.A.0006.150129T1800Z-150130T0900Z/
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
917 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 AM CST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO 30 KT LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
  NORTHWEST TO 35 KT THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 11 FT THURSDAY NIGHT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 14 FT THURSDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING
SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
907 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

...SOUTH WINDS AND WAVES TO INCREASE TODAY...

.AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE AREA IN THE PLAINS WILL MOVE EAST
TODAY AND ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY.
A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT AHEAD OF THE LOW WILL RESULT IN
GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS DEVELOPING TODAY AND CONTINUING
INTO TONIGHT...LIKELY REACHING SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA.

THE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CAUSE WAVE HEIGHTS TO INCREASE
TO 3 TO 7 FEET.

AS THE LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN LATE TONIGHT AND
EARLY THURSDAY...A TEMPORARY LULL IN THE WINDS IS EXPECTED...WHICH
WILL ALLOW WAVE HEIGHTS TO DECREASE.

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN LATER THURSDAY MORNING AS THE
LOW MOVES OFF TO THE EAST. WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE TO SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS...AND PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

HENCE A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL GO INTO AFFECT THIS AFTERNOON...
AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

LMZ643>646-282315-
/O.EXT.KMKX.SC.Y.0012.150128T2100Z-150130T1200Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
907 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM CST FRIDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST FRIDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
  THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY
  THURSDAY...THEN BECOME NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 30 KNOTS LATER
  THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...AND 4 TO 7 FEET
  TONIGHT. WAVES WILL BRIEFLY DIMINISHING SOMEWHAT THURSDAY
  MORNING BEFORE INCREASING TO 3 TO 6 FEET LATER THURSDAY AND
  THURSDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

MBK


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
917 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-282330-
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.A.0006.150129T1800Z-150130T0900Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
917 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AND NORTH TO 40 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 14 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 18 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

KJB

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
917 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

LMZ744-745-282330-
/O.EXT.KLOT.SC.Y.0013.150128T2100Z-150129T1000Z/
/O.CON.KLOT.GL.A.0006.150129T1800Z-150130T0900Z/
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
917 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 AM CST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO 30 KT LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
  NORTHWEST TO 35 KT THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 11 FT THURSDAY NIGHT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 14 FT THURSDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING
SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
105 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-290430-
MARQUETTE-GREEN LAKE-FOND DU LAC-SHEBOYGAN-SAUK-COLUMBIA-DODGE-
WASHINGTON-OZAUKEE-IOWA-DANE-JEFFERSON-WAUKESHA-MILWAUKEE-
LAFAYETTE-GREEN-ROCK-WALWORTH-RACINE-KENOSHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONTELLO...BERLIN...FOND DU LAC...
SHEBOYGAN...BARABOO...PORTAGE...WISCONSIN DELLS...BEAVER DAM...
WEST BEND...PORT WASHINGTON...DODGEVILLE...MADISON...JEFFERSON...
LAKE MILLS...WAUKESHA...BROOKFIELD...MILWAUKEE...DARLINGTON...
MONROE...JANESVILLE...BELOIT...ELKHORN...LAKE GENEVA...RACINE...
KENOSHA
105 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

...MIXED PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY...

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSING SOUTH OF WISCONSIN TONIGHT AND EARLY
THURSDAY WILL RESULT IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF LIGHT
PRECIPITATION...ESPECIALLY AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING. AT THIS TIME IT APPEARS...LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN...SLEET AND SOME LIGHT SNOW ARE ALL POSSIBLE. WARM AIR JUST
OFF THE SURFACE HAS SURGED IN AHEAD OF THE LOW...SO UNTIL THE LOW
PASSES TO OUR EAST THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR THIS MIXED
PRECIPITATION. ONCE THE LOW PASSES THERE WILL BE A CHANGEOVER TO A
BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW. HOWEVER LITTLE IF ANY SNOW ACCUMULATION
IS EXPECTED.

THERE IS UNCERTAINTY IN HOW MUCH OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL
ACTUALLY FALL AS FREEZING DRIZZLE SO AN ADVISORY IS NOT BEING
ISSUED AT THIS TIME.

IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS LATER TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY USE
CAUTION SHOULD YOU ENCOUNTER ANY FREEZING DRIZZLE.

$$
COLLAR/KAVINSKY


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1149 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-291200-
CASS-CHAMPAIGN-CHRISTIAN-CLARK-CLAY-COLES-CRAWFORD-CUMBERLAND-
DE WITT-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-EFFINGHAM-FULTON-JASPER-KNOX-LAWRENCE-LOGAN-
MACON-MARSHALL-MASON-MCLEAN-MENARD-MORGAN-MOULTRIE-PEORIA-PIATT-
RICHLAND-SANGAMON-SCHUYLER-SCOTT-SHELBY-STARK-TAZEWELL-VERMILION-
WOODFORD-
1149 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO WEATHER HAZARDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A STORM SYSTEM WILL LIKELY BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE AREA
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THERE IS STILL QUITE A BIT OF
UNCERTAINTY WITH RESPECT TO THE TRACK AND STRENGTH OF THE STORM
SYSTEM THIS WEEKEND. HOWEVER...PRELIMINARY INDICATIONS SUGGEST THE
POTENTIAL FOR SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW TO ACCUMULATE BY SUNDAY
EVENING. IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS ACROSS THE MIDWEST THIS
WEEKEND...STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THIS WEEKEND STORM
SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED.

$$

ONTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
911 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

LMZ643>646-291515-
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
911 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY GOES INTO EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL
CONTINUE TONIGHT DUE TO BRISK SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AND
BUILDING WAVES AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NORTH WINDS AND WAVES WILL AGAIN REACH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
LEVELS BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THURSDAY NIGHT AS LOW
PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES.

PASSING LOW PRESSURE MAY CAUSE WINDS AND WAVES TO REACH SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

$$
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

MBK

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
911 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-291515-
MARQUETTE-GREEN LAKE-FOND DU LAC-SHEBOYGAN-SAUK-COLUMBIA-DODGE-
WASHINGTON-OZAUKEE-IOWA-DANE-JEFFERSON-WAUKESHA-MILWAUKEE-
LAFAYETTE-GREEN-ROCK-WALWORTH-RACINE-KENOSHA-
911 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN...SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN MAINLY LATE TONIGHT AS A TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS WISCONSIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
AND SUNDAY AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
540 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

LMZ844>849-MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-
291045-
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-
540 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS EXPECTED FOR VERY
LATE TONIGHT. LIGHT ICING WILL LIKELY LEAD TO SLICK ROADS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY
MORNING NEAR AND SOUTH OF I-96. A GLAZE OF ICE IS LIKELY ON AREA ROADS
FOR THE THURSDAY MORNING COMMUTE...WITH AROUND AN INCH OF SNOWFALL
OCCURRING LATER THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON. NORTH OF
I-96...MAINLY SNOW IS EXPECTED THURSDAY WITH ABOUT AN INCH OF
ACCUMULATION. SOME SLICK SPOTS ARE POSSIBLE.

FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW ARE
POSSIBLE BUT UNCERTAINTY EXISTS AT THIS TIME WHETHER THIS WILL
OCCUR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HOVING

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
409 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
291015-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
409 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015 /509 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

RIVER LEVELS ALONG THE KANKAKEE COULD BE LOCALLY ELEVATED DUE TO
ISOLATED ICE JAM ACTIVITY.

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

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHWEST INDIANA
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY. SOME ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE
MAINLY FOR PORTER COUNTY.

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND.

RIVER LEVELS ALONG THE KANKAKEE COULD REMAIN LOCALLY ELEVATED DUE
TO ISOLATED ICE JAM ACTIVITY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
409 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-291015-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
409 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE SOUTH THIS
EVENING.

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

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE LIKELY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

&&

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
409 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

LMZ740>745-291015-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
409 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ILLINOIS NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE INDIANA NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

STRONG SOUTH WINDS WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

STRONG WINDS AND HIGH WAVES WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT AGAIN THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT WITH GALE FORCE
GUSTS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY FOR THE INDIANA WATERS.

STRONG WINDS AND HIGH WAVES COULD LEAD TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
FOR SMALL CRAFT AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY.

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
438 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-LMZ043-046-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-
002-004-005-015-016-024-025-290945-
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-
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
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
438 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015 /338 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OHIO...
SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...NORTHERN INDIANA AND THE NEARSHORE WATERS
OF SOUTHEASTERN LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FREEZING RAIN IS POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT. A FAIRLY QUICK TRANSITION
TO JUST RAIN IS EXPECTED BY THURSDAY MORNING BUT A LIGHT GLAZE OF
ICE IS POSSIBLE AND COULD LEAD TO A FEW SLICK SPOTS ON AREA ROADS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT BUT ANY ACCUMULATION
WILL BE LIGHT.

THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW ON SUNDAY AS A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY BUT THERE IS STILL
A LARGE AMOUNT OF UNCERTAINTY REGARDING THE TRACK AND STRENGTH OF
THIS SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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

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