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Lake Effect Snow Warning

Statement as of 10:48 AM EST on February 10, 2016

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 11, 2016


... Lake effect snow warning remains in effect until 7 am EST
Thursday...

Hazardous weather...

* lake effect snow showers... heavy at times... will continue
   through late tonight.

* Expect additional snowfall accumulations of 3 to 8 inches this
   afternoon through late tonight. The greatest accumulations will
   occur over western Alger County... to the west of Munising and to
   the north of Trenary.

* North winds gusting to around 30 mph will create areas of
   blowing snow... especially in open areas near Lake Superior.
   The snow and blowing snow will result in brief white out
   conditions near Lake Superior through this evening.

Impacts...

* travel will be very difficult during periods of heavy snow
   and blowing snow. Roads will be snow covered and slippery.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* a lake effect snow warning means significant amounts of lake
   effect snow are forecast that will make travel very hazardous
   or impossible.

* Prepare... plan... and stay informed. Visit www.Weather.Gov/MQT





Local Storm Report



02/10/2016 0800 am

5 miles E of Round Lake, Alger County.

Snow m8.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Wetmore 15s /wetm4/




02/10/2016 0600 am

11 miles S of Grand Marais, Alger County.

Snow m4.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Grand Marais 10s
            /gmsm4/




02/10/2016 0600 am

10 miles S of Grand Marais, Alger County.

Snow m4.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snowfall report. Snow depth is 27
            inches.





02/09/2016 0800 PM

5 miles E of Round Lake, Alger County.

Snow m5.8 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Wetmore 15s /wetm4/ 12-hour snow
            total.





02/09/2016 0600 PM

Eben Junction, Alger County.

Snow e2.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Estimated 2.0 to 3.0 inches of snowfall
            since 9:00 a.M. EST in Eben. Poor visibility
            in western Alger and eastern Marquette
            counties this afternoon.





02/09/2016 0630 am

Munising, Alger County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Munising /mnsm4/




02/09/2016 0823 am

1 miles se of Chatham, Alger County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Chatham Experiment
            farm /cefm4/




02/09/2016 0823 am

1 miles se of Chatham, Alger County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Chatham Experiment
            farm /cefm4/





02/09/2016 0630 am

Munising, Alger County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Munising /mnsm4/. 24 hour report.


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