HOUGHTON County, Michigan
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory
MIZ003-280500-
/O.NEW.KMQT.LE.Y.0017.141228T0500Z-141228T2200Z/
NORTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOUGHTON...HANCOCK
313 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
5 PM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A LAKE
EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 PM EST SUNDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS OR FLURRIES THIS EVENING WILL GIVE
WAY TO STRONGER LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. THE WESTERLY
WIND LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL INTENSIFY SHORTLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT AND THE SNOW WILL FALL MODERATELY THROUGH MID MORNING.
THEN AS WINDS SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BY LATE MORNING...THE
INTENSITY WILL DECREASE BUT LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL REMAIN THROUGH
THE REST OF THE DAY.

* TOTAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...WITH THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS
OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN FROM TWIN LAKES TO SOUTH RANGE AND TO
CALUMET.

* IN ADDITION...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING UP TO 25 MPH MAY
LEAD TO SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

IMPACTS...

* THE FLUFFY LAKE EFFECT SNOW MAY LEAD TO ROADS BECOMING SNOW
COVERED AND SLIPPERY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

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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