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Lake Effect Snow Warning
Issued: 12:37 EST Dec. 8, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Lake effect snow warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST
Friday...

Hazardous weather...

* lake effect snow will continue through Friday. The heaviest snow
   is expected through tonight.

* Northwest winds gusting up to 30 mph near Lake Superior will lead
   to patchy blowing and drifting snow along the shoreline this afternoon
   through tonight.

* Expect snowfall through this afternoon of 2 to 4 inches near Lake
   Superior... greatest over the higher terrain from Herman to
   Negaunee to Little Lake. South of a line from Champion to
   Gwinn... expect 1 to 3 inches of snow. Expect another 5 to 8 inches
   tonight along and east of Highway 41 south of Harvey... with 3 to 5
   inches elsewhere near Lake Superior and only light accumulations
   well inland. A few more inches of additional accumulation are
   expected near Lake Superior Friday... especially to the east of
   Marquette.

Impacts...

* roads will be snow covered and slippery.

* Moderate to heavy snow and patchy blowing snow will reduce
   visibilities. The lowest visibilities... less than one-half mile at
   times... will occur this afternoon through tonight.

* The worst conditions will be along and near Lake Superior.

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





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