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Michigan, Alger

Lake Effect Snow Warning

Statement as of 4:56 AM EST on December 09, 2016

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 10, 2016


... Lake effect snow warning remains in effect until 7 am EST
Saturday...

Hazardous weather...

* moderate lake effect snow will continue across Alger County today
   while a band of heavy snow moves east across the County. Snow will
   gradually diminish tonight into Saturday morning.

* Expect additional snowfall of 3 to 6 inches today over most of
   Alger County... with isolated amounts up to 9 inches possible near
   and east of Munising. For tonight... expect an additional 2 to 6
   inches east of a line from Munising to shingeton and little to no
   snow west of that line.

Impacts...

* roads will be snow covered and slippery.

* Moderate to heavy snow and blowing snow will reduce visibilities
   to less than one-quarter mile at times. The lowest visibilities
   will occur today.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* a lake effect snow warning means significant amounts of lake-
   effect snow are forecast that will make travel very hazardous
   or impossible.

* Prepare... plan... and stay informed. Visit www.Weather.Gov/MQT





Special Statement

Statement as of 11:17 AM EST on December 09, 2016

Expires 1:30 PM EST on December 09, 2016


... Lake effect snow warning in effect...

A band of very heavy lake effect snow over far eastern Marquette
County will slowly shift into western Alger County through early this
afternoon. This heavy snow will affect M-28 and M-94. Expect whiteout
conditions with snowfall rates up to 3 inches per hour. Use caution
if driving over western Alger County toward Marquette. Expect weather
conditions across the rest of Alger County to deteriorate into the
afternoon as snow showers move across more of the area.


Jla


1117 am EST Fri Dec 9 2016

... Lake effect snow warning in effect...

A band of very heavy lake effect snow over far eastern Marquette
County will slowly shift into western Alger County through early this
afternoon. This heavy snow will affect M-28 and M-94. Expect whiteout
conditions with snowfall rates up to 3 inches per hour. Use caution
if driving over western Alger County toward Marquette. Expect weather
conditions across the rest of Alger County to deteriorate into the
afternoon as snow showers move across more of the area.


Jla

1117 am EST Fri Dec 9 2016

... Lake effect snow warning in effect...

A band of very heavy lake effect snow over far eastern Marquette
County will slowly shift into western Alger County through early this
afternoon. This heavy snow will affect M-28 and M-94. Expect whiteout
conditions with snowfall rates up to 3 inches per hour. Use caution
if driving over western Alger County toward Marquette. Expect weather
conditions across the rest of Alger County to deteriorate into the
afternoon as snow showers move across more of the area.


Jla


Record Report

Statement as of 1:29 AM EST on December 09, 2016


... Record daily maximum snowfall set at Marquette mi...

a record snowfall of 9.2 inch(es) was set at Marquette mi yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 8 set in 1977.



Local Storm Report



12/09/2016 0800 am

5 miles E of Round Lake, Alger County.

Snow m11.4 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Wetmore 15s /wetm4/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/09/2016 0700 am

11 miles S of Grand Marais, Alger County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Grand Marais 10s
            /gmsm4/. The duration of the snow event was
            24 hours.




12/09/2016 0630 am

Munising, Alger County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Munising /mnsm4/. The
            duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/09/2016 0825 am

1 miles se of Chatham, Alger County.

Snow m10.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Chatham Experiment
            farm /cefm4/. The duration of the snow event
            was 24 hours.




12/09/2016 0800 am

5 miles E of Round Lake, Alger County.

Snow m11.4 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Wetmore 15s /wetm4/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/09/2016 0700 am

11 miles S of Grand Marais, Alger County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Grand Marais 10s
            /gmsm4/. The duration of the snow event was
            24 hours.




12/09/2016 0630 am

Munising, Alger County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Munising /mnsm4/. The
            duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/09/2016 0825 am

1 miles se of Chatham, Alger County.

Snow m10.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Chatham Experiment
            farm /cefm4/. The duration of the snow event
            was 24 hours.




12/09/2016 0630 am

Munising, Alger County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Munising /mnsm4/. The
            duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/09/2016 0800 am

5 miles E of Round Lake, Alger County.

Snow m11.4 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Wetmore 15s /wetm4/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/09/2016 0630 am

Munising, Alger County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Munising /mnsm4/. The
            duration of the snow event was 24 hours.




12/09/2016 0800 am

5 miles E of Round Lake, Alger County.

Snow m11.4 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Wetmore 15s /wetm4/.
            The duration of the snow event was 24 hours.


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