MoonBeam (sailor_moonbeam) wrote in skywatchers,
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ice storm warning

Ice Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
340 PM EST THU FEB 16 2006

...WINTER STORM CONTINUES OVER LOWER MICHIGAN...

.A STRENGTHENING STORM SYSTEM...CENTERED OVER SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN
THIS EVENING...WILL MOVE QUICKLY NORTHEAST OF THE AREA BY MIDNIGHT.
THIS STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING THE REGION A WINTRY MIX OF
PRECIPITATION. SNOW AND SLEET...OCCASIONALLYY MIXED WITH FREEZING
RAIN...WILL CONTINUE NORTH OF A WHITEHALL TO CLARE LINE.
PREDOMINATELY FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL OCCUR SOUTH OF THIS
LINE AND NORTH OF A HOLLAND TO ST. JOHNS LINE. LATER THIS EVENING
VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND COLDER AIR WILL FOLLOW THE STORM.
THE STRONG WINDS MAY BRING DOWN ICE COVERED TREE LIMBS...POSSIBLY
CAUSING POWER OUTAGES.

MIZ046-050-170300-
/O.CAN.KGRR.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-060217T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.IS.W.0001.060216T2040Z-060217T0300Z/
ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON
340 PM EST THU FEB 16 2006

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...
...ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED AN ICE
STORM WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING.
THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

FREEZING RAIN...MIXED AT TIMES WITH SLEET AND SNOW...WILL
CONTINUE INTO EARLY EVENING. ICE ACCUMULATION OF ONE QUARTER TO
ONE HALF INCH OF ICE IS LIKELY. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING. THESE WINDS COULD BRING DOWN TREES ICE
COATED TREE LIMBS WHICH MAY RESULT IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

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