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Osceola County MI Emergency Management
Friday January 17th, 2020 :: 12:08 p.m. EST

Community

Winter Weather Advisory until 07:00PM Saturday

* WHAT...Snow will overspread the area this evening and continue through the night. The snow will be heavy at times. Lulls in the snow are expected on Saturday. Total snowfall by Saturday evening will be in the 5 to 8 inch range. Lake effect snow will develop Saturday evening and this will be combined with windy conditions. Blowing and drifting snow along with slippery roads are expected Saturday night.

* WHERE...Portions of central, south central, southwest and west central Michigan.

* WHEN...From midnight Friday night to 7 PM EST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Some power outages will be possible due to the winds combining with the weight of the wet snow on tree limbs and power lines.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A heavy wet snow is expected tonight with intermittent snow on Saturday. Colder air pours in Saturday night with lake effect snow increasing.

* AFFECTED AREAS: KENT ... OCEANA ... OSCEOLA ... MECOSTA ... OTTAWA ... MONTCALM ... ISABELLA ... GRATIOT ... NEWAYGO ... IONIA ... CLARE ... MUSKEGON ... LAKE ... MASON ... CLINTON

Instructions:

Slow down and use caution while traveling. Allow for extra time to reach your destination. Prepare a emergency kit for home in case you lose power.

Address/Location
Osceola County MI Emergency Management
22054 Professional Drive
Reed City, MI 49677

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 231-832-6172

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible 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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