MoonBeam (sailor_moonbeam) wrote in skywatchers,
MoonBeam
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
349 PM EST WED FEB 15 2006

...WINTER STORM HEADING FOR LOWER MICHIGAN...

.A DEVELOPING FRONTAL SYSTEM JUST SOUTH OF LOWER MICHIGAN WILL
LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE STATE THURSDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING
SURFACE LOW. THIS WILL ALLOW WARM AND MOIST AIR AHEAD OF THE LOW
PRESSURE AREA TO MOVE NORTH AND INTERACT WITH MUCH COLDER AIR
NORTH OF THE FRONT. THIS SETUP WILL ALLOW FOR A GOOD DEAL OF
PRECIPITATION TO DEVELOP OVER THE AREA BEGINNING THIS WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

MIZ044>046-050>052-056>059-064-065-160500-
/O.UPG.KGRR.WS.A.0002.060216T0500Z-060217T1000Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.WS.W.0001.060216T0500Z-060217T1000Z/
NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-
IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...MOUNT PLEASANT...
MUSKEGON...GREENVILLE...ALMA...JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS...HOLLAND...HASTINGS
349 PM EST WED FEB 15 2006

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 AM
EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 AM
EST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

RAIN OR SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS EVENING AND CHANGE OVER TO
FREEZING RAIN LATER TONIGHT AND LAST INTO THURSDAY
MORNING...RESULTING IN ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF AT LEAST A QUARTER OF
AN INCH. ALTHOUGH TEMPERATURES THURSDAY AFTERNOON MAY BRIEFLY WARM
TO ABOVE FREEZING...ANOTHER ROUND OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW OR SLEET
IS EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT...AND THIS WILL CHANGE OVER RAPIDLY TO
SNOW. STRONG GUSTY WINDS EARLY FRIDAY MORNING WILL GREATLY
INCREASE THE CHANCES FOR POWER DISRUPTIONS AND EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL WHEN COMBINED WITH ICE COVERED ROADS...TREE BRANCHES...AND OTHER
STRUCTURES. LOWERED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE. TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING COULD EASILY EXCEED A QUARTER
OF AN INCH.

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

$$
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