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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

posted Nov 21, 2015, 6:11 AM by Robert Wilcox   [ updated Dec 5, 2015, 6:30 AM ]
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
902 AM EST SAT NOV 21 2015

...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED TODAY...

MIZ055-060>063-068>070-075-212215-
/O.UPG.KDTX.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-151122T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.WS.W.0002.151121T1402Z-151122T0300Z/
SANILAC-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-LAPEER-ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-
MACOMB-WASHTENAW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANDUSKY...OWOSSO...FLINT...LAPEER...
PORT HURON...HOWELL...PONTIAC...WARREN...ANN ARBOR
902 AM EST SAT NOV 21 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. 

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS MORNING AND
PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.
SNOW WILL LIKELY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES.

* TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 6 TO 10 INCHES
WITH HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS ON GRASSY AREAS. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO
ACCUMULATE MORE EFFICIENTLY ON ROADWAYS AFTER 4 PM.

* THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH BY MID EVENING. HOWEVER...TEMPERATURES
WILL FALL BELOW FREEZING...CAUSING INCREASINGLY SLICK ROADS.

IMPACTS...

* TRAVEL WILL BE ADVERSELY AFFECTED...ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON 
AND EVENING. 

* THERE IS A CHANCE FOR A PERIOD OF HEAVY WET SNOW ACCUMULATION 
WHICH MAY BE ABLE TO BRING DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS.

* PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
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