337  
WWUS83 KGRR 211308  
SPSGRR  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
908 AM EDT WED SEP 21 2016  
 
MIZ039-040-045-046-051-052-057>059-066-067-211500-  
MECOSTA MI-INGHAM MI-EATON MI-CLINTON MI-IONIA MI-GRATIOT MI-  
OSCEOLA MI-KENT MI-MONTCALM MI-CLARE MI-ISABELLA MI-  
908 AM EDT WED SEP 21 2016  
   
..SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR IONIA...CLINTON
 
SOUTHERN  
CLARE...SOUTHERN OSCEOLA...ISABELLA...EASTERN KENT...NORTHERN  
INGHAM...GRATIOT...MONTCALM AND MECOSTA COUNTIES UNTIL 1100 AM EDT...  
 
AT 906 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS  
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BIG RAPIDS TO GRAND RAPIDS.  
MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 35 MPH.  
 
NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WITH DOWNED TREE LIMBS  
WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
LANSING... MOUNT PLEASANT... IONIA...  
BIG RAPIDS... ALMA... GREENVILLE...  
ST. JOHNS... BELDING... PORTLAND...  
LOWELL... CLARE... ITHACA...  
EVART... STANTON... WAVERLY...  
HASLETT... KENTWOOD... EAST LANSING...  
GRAND LEDGE... ST. LOUIS...  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY  
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH  
FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4274 8418 4277 8555 4393 8555 4393 8461  
4347 8461 4346 8437 4278 8436 4278 8418  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1306Z 261DEG 43KT 4376 8544 4296 8567  
 

 
 
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