Area under Lake Effect snow advisory

November 23, 2013

From the National Weather Service:

317 AM EST SAT NOV 23 2013

…LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 AM EST SUNDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A LAKE
EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 9 AM EST SUNDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER…

* LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW TODAY AND 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT.

* NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING 20 TO 30 MPH THIS MORNING WILL CAUSE
BLOWING SNOW.

IMPACTS…

* HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY IN LAKE
EFFECT SNOW.

* ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

* LAKE – EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS
AND WILL LIKELY BE INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN
LOCALIZED AREAS. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

* THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS TO
ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS… AND TO TAKE IT SLOW IN
ICE AND SNOW.

* WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER AND HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/5OG.

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