038  
WWUS83 KGRR 172337  
SPSGRR  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
737 PM EDT FRI MAY 17 2024  
 
MIZ052-180015-  
GRATIOT MI-  
737 PM EDT FRI MAY 17 2024  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL GRATIOT  
COUNTY THROUGH 815 PM EDT  
...  
 
AT 736 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR  
MARION SPRINGS, OR 9 MILES EAST OF ITHACA. THIS STORM WAS NEARLY  
STATIONARY.  
 
HAZARD...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...GUSTY WINDS COULD KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND  
UNSECURED OBJECTS. MINOR DAMAGE TO OUTDOOR OBJECTS IS  
POSSIBLE.  
 
THIS STORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF EAST CENTRAL  
GRATIOT COUNTY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
IF OUTDOORS, CONSIDER SEEKING SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4320 8450 4338 8450 4340 8437 4318 8437  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2336Z 270DEG 4KT 4329 8441  
 
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.75 IN  
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH  
 

 
 
THOMAS  
 
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