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Calhoun County MI Sheriff's Office
Wednesday December 7th, 2016 :: 04:01 a.m. EST

Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory until 04:00PM Friday

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY. HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY EVENING.

* GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* THE HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS WILL CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN VISIBILITY WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. IMPACTS...

* ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY...ESPECIALLY FOR THE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY MORNING COMMUTES.

* COMMUTE TIMES TO DESTINATIONS WILL BECOME LONGER THAN NORMAL.

* VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES UNDER THE HEAVIER BANDS AND IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BARRY ... CALHOUN

Instructions:

* 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.

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Address/Location
Calhoun County MI Sheriff's Office
161 E Michigan Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49014

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 269-969-6430

Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Weather Advisory

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