402  
WWUS83 KMQT 182134  
SPSMQT  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
434 PM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
MIZ001>003-009-191000-  
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-GOGEBIC-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COPPER HARBOR, ONTONAGON, HOUGHTON,  
HANCOCK, AND IRONWOOD  
434 PM EST FRI JAN 18 2019 /334 PM CST FRI JAN 18 2019/  
 
...MODERATE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WITH POOR VISIBILITIES SATURDAY AND  
SATURDAY NIGHT NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR...  
 
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL SHIFT MAINLY OFFSHORE TONIGHT BUT  
WILL RETURN TO MUCH OF THE AREA SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT AS  
NORTH-NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASE OFF LAKE SUPERIOR. MODERATE SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.  
THE MOST SNOW TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING WILL OCCUR ALONG THE  
IMMEDIATE LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE INCLUDING AT LITTLE GIRLS POINT,  
PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS, FREDA AND EAGLE RIVER.  
 
SNOW SHOWERS ON SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT WILL THEN MOVE BACK  
OVER MUCH OF WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN, INCLUDING AT IRONWOOD,  
BERGLAND, ONTONAGON, HOUGHTON AND CALUMET. TRAVEL COULD BE VERY  
DIFFICULT SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT WITH VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO  
LESS THAN ONE-HALF MILE AT TIMES.  
 

 
 
JLA  
 
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