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Calhoun County MI Sheriff's Office
Friday January 17th, 2020 :: 03:55 p.m. EST

Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory until 07:00AM Sunday

* WHAT...Snow will overspread the area this evening and continue through the night. The snow will be heavy at times. The snow may mix with a bit of sleet late tonight. Lulls in the precipitation are expected on Saturday with some drizzle occurring at times. Total snowfall by Saturday evening will be in the 4 to 7 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. Additional accumulating snow is expected Saturday night on the order of 1 to 4 inches.

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

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 7 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Some power outages will be possible due to the winds combining with the weight of the wet snow on tree limbs and power lines. Blowing and drifting snow is expected Saturday night which will limit visibility. Area roads will quickly ice up Saturday evening.

* 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: ALLEGAN ... VAN BUREN ... CALHOUN ... BARRY ... EATON ... KALAMAZOO

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
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:
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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