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Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement - Wayne County (Michigan)

Updated:Sun 01-Feb-15 11:51am EST
Effective:Sun 01-Feb-15 11:51am EST
Expires:Sun 01-Feb-15 03:00pm EST

Areas affected: Lenawee; Livingston; Macomb; Monroe; Oakland; Washtenaw; Wayne
Message summary: ...winter storm warning in effect through 7 am monday...
* moderate snowfall will continue over the region during the early afternoon...with pockets of heavier snow. Snowfall intensity will increase during the late afternoon and evening.
* snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are expected between noon and 3 pm.
* northeast winds around 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* air temperatures in the low to mid 20s will fall into the upper teens. Impacts...
* snow will reduce visibility to below one mile and cause roads to be slippery && precautionary/preparedness actions...
* prepare...plan...and stay informed. Visit http://go.usa.gov/rr8
...view the complete message at the NWS

W W - Wayne County (Michigan)

Updated:Sun 01-Feb-15 11:32am EST
Effective:Sun 01-Feb-15 11:32am EST
Expires:Mon 02-Feb-15 07:00am EST

Areas affected: Lenawee; Monroe; Washtenaw; Wayne
Instructions: * a winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring. This will make travel and outdoor activity dangerous. * prepare...plan...and stay informed. Visit http://go.usa.gov/rr8

Message summary: ...winter storm will strengthen over southeast michigan during the afternoon and continue through tonight...
...winter storm warning remains in effect until 7 am est monday...
Hazardous weather...
* widespread light to moderate snow will become increasingly heavy during the afternoon.
* northeast wind increasing to gusts around 30 mph will add substantial blowing and drifting.
* the peak in snowfall intensity will occur during the late afternoon through the evening...with snowfall reaching an inch per hour rate.
* snow will taper off early monday morning.
* total accumulation of 10 to 14 inches.
* wind chill falling to about 10 below zero tonight. Impacts...
* snow covered roads and reduced visibility will result in dangerous conditions for travel and outdoor activity.
* travel is discouraged during the late afternoon and evening peak of the event.
* increasing difficulty for road crews to keep pace with high snowfall rates...blowing and drifting.
...view the complete message at the NWS

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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for Wayne County, Michigan

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