Houghton County, MI
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory
MIZ001>003-084-121800-
/O.CON.KMQT.LE.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-160213T1200Z/
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...ONTONAGON...HOUGHTON...
HANCOCK...KENTON...SIDNAW
459 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* LIGHT TO MODERATE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH
TONIGHT.

* NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE UP TO 40 MPH TODAY...LEADING TO
INCREASED BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO ONE HALF MILE
OR LESS.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH TONIGHT. THE LEAST SNOW WILL FALL AWAY FROM LAKE SUPERIOR
WHILE THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE AS LOW AS 25 BELOW ZERO THIS MORNING
AND CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.

IMPACTS...

* ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

* BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE MILE OR LESS AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY TODAY NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR.

* WIND CHILL VALUES TO 25 BELOW ZERO CAN LEAD TO FROST BITE ON
EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 15 MINUTES.

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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