175  
WWUS83 KAPX 141911  
SPSAPX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI  
311 PM EDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
MIZ008-015-141945-  
CHIPPEWA-MACKINAC-  
311 PM EDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
   
..AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING EAST UPPER MICHIGAN
 
 
AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED NEAR RACO, OR 11  
MILES SOUTHWEST OF POINT IROQUOIS. THE STORMS WERE MOVING EAST  
SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH, PEA SIZE HAIL, AND EXTREMELY HEAVY  
RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
KINROSS, PICKFORD, RUDYARD, DAFTER, TROUT LAKE, HULBERT, KELDEN,  
BRIMLEY STATE PARK, BAYVIEW CAMPGROUND, STRONGS, BRIMLEY, ECKERMAN,  
DONALDSON, FIBRE, EAST LAKE, STALWART, RACO, BARBEAU, MUNUSCONG AND  
SUGAR ISLAND.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
LAT...LON 4658 8503 4649 8504 4644 8483 4649 8463  
4641 8459 4651 8413 4641 8419 4632 8413  
4647 8429 4629 8422 4630 8413 4621 8415  
4623 8415 4620 8427 4618 8415 4598 8418  
4619 8536 4625 8524 4660 8523  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1908Z 282DEG 26KT 4637 8478  
 

 
 
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