580  
WWUS43 KMQT 220922  
WSWMQT  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
422 AM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...WINTER STORM WITH HEAVY SNOW AND SOME ICE EXPECTED TODAY INTO  
TUESDAY...  
 
MIZ010>012-221730-  
/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0004.180122T1200Z-180123T0600Z/  
IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF IRON RIVER, IRON MOUNTAIN, AND MENOMINEE  
322 AM CST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING  
TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED, MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS  
EVENING. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE  
AT TIMES, ESPECIALLY IN MENOMINEE COUNTY SOUTH OF HIGHWAY US-2.  
PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS, ESPECIALLY DURING THE  
EVENING COMMUTE TODAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 8  
INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LESSER SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES  
OVER SOUTHERN MENOMINEE COUNTY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND ONE  
TENTH OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED OVER SOUTHERN MENOMINEE COUNTY.  
 
* WHERE...IRON, DICKINSON AND MENOMINEE COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES. BECAUSE THE SNOW WILL BE WET AND HEAVY,  
SNOW REMOVAL WILL BE MORE DIFFICULT. THE WET SNOW AND ICE WILL  
MAKE ROADS VERY SLIPPERY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET  
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR  
IMPOSSIBLE.  
 

 
 
MIZ002-009-084-221730-  
/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0004.180122T1200Z-180123T0600Z/  
ONTONAGON-GOGEBIC-SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ONTONAGON, IRONWOOD, KENTON, AND SIDNAW  
422 AM EST MON JAN 22 2018 /322 AM CST MON JAN 22 2018/  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST /6 AM  
CST/ THIS MORNING TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ TUESDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED, MAINLY LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS  
EVENING. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE  
AT TIMES. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS, ESPECIALLY DURING  
THE EVENING COMMUTE TODAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5  
INCHES, WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 8 INCHES FROM WATERSMEET TO  
TROUT CREEK ARE EXPECTED. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO ONE TENTH  
OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED, MAINLY OVER WESTERN AND NORTHERN  
PORTIONS OF GOGEBIC AND ONTONAGON COUNTIES.  
 
* WHERE...ONTONAGON AND GOGEBIC COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ MONDAY TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT  
CST/ TUESDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES. BECAUSE THE SNOW WILL BE WET AND HEAVY,  
SNOW REMOVAL WILL BE MORE DIFFICULT. THE WET SNOW AND ICE WILL  
MAKE ROADS VERY SLIPPERY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET  
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR  
IMPOSSIBLE.  
 

 
 
MIZ004-005-221730-  
/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0004.180122T1500Z-180123T1800Z/  
BARAGA-MARQUETTE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF L'ANSE, GWINN, AND MARQUETTE  
422 AM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING  
TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED MAINLY LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO  
TONIGHT. LIGHT SNOW MAY MIX WITH FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS MORNING  
BEFORE CHANGING TO HEAVY SNOW LATER THIS AFTERNOON. PLAN ON  
DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE EVENING  
COMMUTE TODAY AND THE MORNING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES, WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS  
EXCEEDING A FOOT OVER HIGHER TERRAIN FROM THE MICHIGAMME  
HIGHLANDS THROUGH NEGAUNEE ARE EXPECTED. ALSO, THE FREEZING  
DRIZZLE THIS MORNING MAY PRODUCE A THIN GLAZE OF ICE ON  
UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS.  
 
* WHERE...BARAGA AND MARQUETTE COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 10 AM MONDAY TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 30 MPH WILL CAUSE  
PATCHY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.  
SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED. BECAUSE THE  
SNOW WILL BE WET AND HEAVY, SNOW REMOVAL WILL BE MORE DIFFICULT.  
THE WET SNOW AND ICE WILL MAKE ROADS VERY SLIPPERY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET  
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR  
IMPOSSIBLE.  
 

 
 
MIZ006-007-013-014-085-221730-  
/O.CON.KMQT.WS.W.0004.180122T1500Z-180123T1100Z/  
ALGER-LUCE-DELTA-SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GRAND MARAIS, MUNISING, NEWBERRY,  
ESCANABA, GLADSTONE, MANISTIQUE, AND SENEY  
422 AM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING  
TO 6 AM EST TUESDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED, MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.  
THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE TONIGHT.  
PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE  
EVENING COMMUTE TODAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8  
INCHES, AND LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN ONE TENTH OF AN  
INCH ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...ALGER, LUCE, DELTA, SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT AND NORTHERN  
SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 10 AM MONDAY TO 6 AM EST TUESDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES. BECAUSE THE SNOW WILL BE WET AND HEAVY,  
SNOW REMOVAL WILL BE MORE DIFFICULT. THE WET SNOW AND ICE WILL  
MAKE ROADS VERY SLIPPERY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET  
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR  
IMPOSSIBLE.  
 

 
 
MIZ001-003-221730-  
/O.CON.KMQT.WW.Y.0006.180122T1800Z-180123T1100Z/  
KEWEENAW-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COPPER HARBOR, HOUGHTON, AND HANCOCK  
422 AM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM EST TUESDAY...  
 
* WHAT...MIXED PRECIPITATION EXPECTED. FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT  
SNOW WILL INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT RESULTING IN  
DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE EVENING  
COMMUTE TODAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES, WITH  
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 4 INCHES TOWARD CHASSELL, AND ICE  
ACCUMULATIONS AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...KEWEENAW AND NORTHERN HOUGHTON COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 1 PM MONDAY TO 6 AM EST TUESDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL  
CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW, MAINLY NEAR THE LAKE  
SUPERIOR SHORE. THE WET SNOW AND ICE WILL MAKE ROADS VERY  
SLIPPERY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET OR  
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR  
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE  
DRIVING.  
 

 
 
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