Houghton County, Michigan
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory
MIZ084-071715-
/O.EXT.KMQT.LE.Y.0012.161208T0600Z-161210T1200Z/
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KENTON...SIDNAW
412 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM THURSDAY TO
7 AM EST SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA AS WINDS TURN OUT OF THE
NORTHWEST TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY SATURDAY. THE HEAVIEST
SNOW IS EXPECTED THURSDAY.

* A FEW INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE EACH DAY AND NIGHT
FROM TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...RESULTING IN TOTAL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 15 INCHES. THE MOST SNOW IS EXPECTED CLOSER
TO LAKE SUPERIOR.

IMPACTS...

* ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY WITH REDUCED
VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS
FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS.

* PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

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Lake Effect Snow Warning
MIZ001-003-071715-
/O.UPG.KMQT.LE.Y.0012.161207T1200Z-161210T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMQT.LE.W.0007.161207T1200Z-161210T1200Z/
KEWEENAW-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...HOUGHTON...HANCOCK
412 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 AM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A LAKE
EFFECT SNOW WARNING FOR HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 AM EST
SATURDAY. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* A BAND OF HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO WESTERN
AND NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE KEWEENAW PENINSULA THIS MORNING.
MODERATE LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS THEN EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO EARLY
SATURDAY AS WINDS TURN OUT OF THE NORTHWEST.

* WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 30 MPH THROUGH THURSDAY
WILL LEAD TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY NEAR LAKE
SUPERIOR. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

* 6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TODAY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE
FROM REDRIDGE TO CALUMET TO COPPER HARBOR. SOUTH OF THAT
LINE...EXPECT 1 TO 5 INCHES TODAY. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BRING
ANOTHER 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...HIGHEST IN
THE TYPICALLY NORTHWEST WINDS SNOWBELTS. A FEW MORE INCHES OF SNOW
IS EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE EACH DAY AND NIGHT FROM THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...RESULTING IN TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2
FEET.

IMPACTS...

* ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

* MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE-
EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR
IMPOSSIBLE.

* PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

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