Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Hazardous Weather Outlook (July22, 2014)

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A LINE OF SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST BETWEEN 5 PM AND 1 AM. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WINDS LARGE HAIL...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING. AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. THE BEST CHANCE FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE WEST OF HIGHWAY 131 INCLUDING
MUSKEGON...HOLLAND AND SOUTH HAVEN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS EVENING.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Hazardous Weather Outlook (July 12, 2014)

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT. WHILE THERE MAY BE A
FEW STORMS THIS AFTERNOON... FOR THE MOST PART THE MAIN EVENT WILL BE
AFTER SUNSET TONIGHT. A FEW OF THE STORMS TONIGHT...SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 96 AND WEST OF US-31... MAY HAVE DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE
HAIL.
A WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT SEEMS POSSIBLE TONIGHT NEAR
AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 96. RAINFALL RATES MAY EXCEED 1 INCH PER
HOUR IN THE STRONGER STORMS. STORM TOTAL RAINFALLS OVER 2 INCHES
ARE POSSIBLE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 96 TONIGHT. LOCALIZED FLOODING OF
SMALL CREEKS AND IN AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE ARE ALSO POSSIBLE AS
CREEKS IN THAT ARE ARE ALREADY RUNNING ON THE HIGH SIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
TUESDAY EVENING. THE STORMS FROM SATURDAY NIGHT SHOULD BE MOVING
OUT OF THE AREA BY SUNRISE SUNDAY. THE NEXT THREAT OF SIGNIFICANT
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MONDAY DURING THE DAY WITH A SECONDARY COLD
FRONT. THEN AGAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON AS THE COLDEST AIR MOVES INTO
THE AREA. SOME OF THE STORMS MONDAY AND TUESDAY MAY HAVE GUSTY WINDS AND HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Hazardous Weather Outlook (July 6, 2014)

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME NUMEROUS TONIGHT. A
FEW OF THE STORMS  COULD BE SEVERE. DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL
ARE THE PRIMARY HAZARDS. THERE IS AN ELEVATED RISK FOR EXCESSIVE
RAIN TO PRODUCE SMALL STREAM AND URBAN FLOODING. WHERE THE STORMS
PERSIST...MORE THAN TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE.  FREQUENT
LIGHTNING COULD ACCOMPANY THE STORMS. THE MAIN STORM MOTION WILL BE
EAST SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 25 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND AGAIN ON
SATURDAY. GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL COULD ACCOMPANY THE STORMS.
IN ADDITION...RAINFALL COULD BE HEAVY ON THOSE DAYS AS WELL. A
COUPLE OF NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP MONDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

UPDATED Hazardous Weather Outlook (June 17, 2014)

Updated by the NWS at 1656hrs...

We'll see what happens this time....

If anything happens, look for it around 10pm to the midnight time frame.

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH LOWER MICHIGAN TONIGHT. LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY IN LOCATIONS THAT SEE MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF STORMS OVERNIGHT. DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL MAY ALSO OCCUR WITH STORMS TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ALL INSTANCES OF SEVERE WEATHER
OR FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

Hazardous Weather Outlook, REVISED (June 17, 2014)

Just revised by the National Weather Service...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE
TODAY AND TONIGHT. FLOODING MAY DEVELOP AS WELL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY. MORE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT... AND AGAIN ON
WEDNESDAY.

Hazardous Weather Outlook (June 17, 2014)

None are expected to be severe it says, as Ottawa County is just issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning as I write this....

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE
LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT. FLOODING MAY DEVELOP AS WELL. THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY THIS MORNING BUT ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY. MORE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT... AND
AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Hazardous Weather Outlook (June 13, 2014)

Just a quick heads up for early next week....  I'm sure it will change as we get closer.

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO SEVERE WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY INTO THURSDAY. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BE STRONG WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WITH LOCALIZED FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.