Sunday, November 17, 2013

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK (Nov 17, 2013)

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER TODAY AS A LINE OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH BETWEEN 2 PM AND
6 PM. THE MAIN THREAT IS DAMAGING WINDS BUT SOME OF THE STORMS
COULD ALSO BRING LARGE HAIL AND TORNADOES
. STORM MOVEMENT WILL BE
FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

HEAVY DOWNPOURS WITH THE STORMS COULD ALSO CAUSE MINOR FLOODING.

EVEN AFTER THE THUNDERSTORMS MOVE THROUGH...THE THREAT FOR HIGH
WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE AS
THE STRONG LOW PRESSURE CENTER SLOWLY MOVES AWAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SOME LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS COULD IMPACT THE MONDAY MORNING
COMMUTE...BUT THE SNOW IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE HEAVY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Hazardous Weather Outlook (November 16, 2013)

MODERATE RISK FOR SUNDAY

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT AS A WARM FRONT
LIFTS NORTH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON
INTO SUNDAY EVENING AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THE PRIMARY
THREAT IS DAMAGING WINDS ALTHOUGH SOME STORMS COULD CONTAIN LARGE
HAIL AND TORNADOES.

SOME FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

WINDS GUSTING OVER 40 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY
MORNING BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.

SOME LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS COULD IMPACT THE MONDAY MORNING
COMMUTE...BUT THE SNOW IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE HEAVY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS LIKELY ON SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY EVENING.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Hazardous Weather Outlook (Nov 15, 2013)

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO
SUNDAY EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT IS DAMAGING WINDS.

HEAVY RAIN COULD CAUSE FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS SUNDAY AND
SUNDAY NIGHT.

LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS EXPECTED MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT BUT
ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE LIGHT AND ONLY MINOR IMPACTS TO TRAVEL ARE
EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED SUNDAY OR SUNDAY NIGHT.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Hazarous Weather Outlook (Oct 31, 2013)

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RAIN...LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES IS EXPECTED INTO EARLY TONIGHT.
LOCALIZED FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREA IS POSSIBLE. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA. IT IS NOT OUT OF
THE QUESTION THERE COULD BE AN ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THIS
EVENING WITH DAMAGING WINDS
...MOSTLY IN THE INTESTATE 69 AREA...AS
THE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.

BEHIND THE COLD FRONT EXPECT GUSTY WEST WINDS TONIGHT THAT MAY RESULT
IN SOME TREE LIMBS COMING DOWN ON POWER LINES. THAT IN TURN MAY
LEAD TO LOCAL POWER OUTAGES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT RAIN EVENT IS POSSIBLE TUESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION THIS EVENING.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Hazardous Weather Outlook (Oct 30, 2013)

It's going to be a wet and windy Halloween.

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED BY
MIDNIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A POWERFUL STORM WILL POTENTIALLY LEAD TO A VARIETY OF HAZARDS
THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS COULD CONTAIN WIND GUSTS OVER 50 MPH...ESPECIALLY
THURSDAY NIGHT
. EVEN WITHOUT THE THUNDERSTORMS GUSTY WINDS OVER 35
MPH ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR. THESE WINDS COULD LEAD TO POWER OUTAGES.

UP TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN COULD LEAD TO SOME URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE
FLOODING BY THURSDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Hazardous Weather Outlook (Oct 5, 2013)


  THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER  MICHIGAN.   
.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT   
A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXISTS SOUTHWEST OF A LINE  FROM MUSKEGON TO KALAMAZOO THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. DAMAGING  WINDS AND LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS. THE STORMS COULD  ALSO CONTAIN FREQUENT LIGHTNING.    THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE REGION....SOME OF THE STORMS WILL HAVE HEAVY  RAIN INTO TONIGHT. LOCALIZED RAINFALL RATES COULD TOP AN INCH  PER HOUR. IF THESE STORMS PERSIST OR REPEAT OVER THE SAME  AREA...FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE. 
 .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 
 A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXISTS EAST OF A LINE FROM  NEAR LANSING TO BATTLE CREEK SUNDAY. DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL  ARE THE PRIMARY RISKS...BUT AN ELEVATED POTENTIAL FOR TORNADOES  COULD DEVELOP. HEAVY RAIN WILL REMAIN A POSSIBILITY...WHICH COULD  LEAD TO FLOODING. 
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED AT TIMES INTO SUNDAY.   

Friday, October 4, 2013

Severe Weather Outlook (Oct 4, 2013)

For those of you at Pulaski Days, pay attention to Saturday and have a plan...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECASTED THROUGH TONIGHT. SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT PREDICTED AT THIS TIME. THE STORMS WILL CONTAIN
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN THAT MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A SLIGHT RISK FOR THUNDERSTORMS EXISTS SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY
NIGHT. DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE MAIN RISKS.
LOCALIZED HEAVY RAIN COULD LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK FOR FLOODING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.