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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1042 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

LMZ844>846-252245-
/O.CON.KGRR.SC.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-170326T0900Z/
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-
1042 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...EAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OR WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
942 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017


LMZ740>742-252245-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-170326T2200Z/
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
942 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO 30 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 9 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 11 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

MTF

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
936 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES THROUGH TONIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND HIGH
PRESSURE TRACKING ACROSS SOUTHERN CANADA WILL CONTINUE THE BRISK
NORTHEAST WINDS OVER THE LAKE MICHIGAN WATERS. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH TONIGHT...WITH WAVES SUBSIDING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

LMZ643>646-252245-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-170326T1200Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
936 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS... SLOWLY
  EASING LATE TONIGHT.

* WAVES: 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

MRC
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1200 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-261700-
Lake Michigan from Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Seul Choix Point to Rock Island Passage 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan South of a line from Seul Choix Point to the
Mackinac Bridge and north of a line from Charlevoix MI to South
Fox Island 5 NM offshore-
Lake Michigan from Charlevoix to Point Betsie MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI-
Lake Michigan from Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Sheboygan to Port Washington WI 5 NM offshore
to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Port Washington to North Point Light WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from North Point Light to Wind Point WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor IL to Michigan City IN 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Pentwater to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Whitehall to Pentwater MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to Whitehall MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from South Haven to Holland MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
1200 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Areas of fog are probable across southern Lake Michigan.

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms over southern Lake
Michigan.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Areas of fog are possible across southern Lake Michigan Sunday.

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms over southern Lake
Michigan Sunday.

&&

$$

MTF

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1200 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
261700-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake Illinois-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-
DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-
Iroquois-Ford-Lake Indiana-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
1200 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017 /100 PM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Elevated Fog Risk...especially near Lake Michigan.

DISCUSSION:

A few thunderstorms are possible across northern Illinois and
northwest Indiana through tonight, with the most favorable time
from mid afternoon through the evening. Severe weather is not
expected, though pea size hail is possible with any showers or
storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Sunday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Fog Risk...especially near Lake Michigan.

DISCUSSION:

A few additional thunderstorms are possible on Sunday across
northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. Severe weather is not
expected.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

Moving to the north at 40 MPH.

&&

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1200 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

LMZ740>745-261700-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-Calumet Harbor to Gary-
Gary to Burns Harbor-Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
1200 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE illinois NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE indiana NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Hazardous Conditions for small craft will continue along the
Illinois nearshore.

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Sunday...
  Hazardous Conditions for Small Craft are likely.

&&

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1142 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

ILZ027>031-036>038-261645-
Fulton-Knox-Marshall-McLean-Peoria-Stark-Tazewell-Woodford-
1142 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

Scattered thunderstorms will be possible, mainly from late
afternoon into early evening. These are not expected to be
severe.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1142 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

ILZ040>042-047>052-261645-
Cass-Christian-Logan-Mason-Menard-Morgan-Sangamon-Schuyler-Scott-
1142 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

Scattered thunderstorms are expected, with the best chances mainly
from mid afternoon into this evening. While widespread severe
weather is not anticipated, there is a marginal risk of a few
severe storms, containing hail and strong winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

Thunderstorms will be possible again on Monday afternoon. Better
chances of strong storms should remain south of I-70.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be required between mid afternoon and early
evening.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1142 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

ILZ043>046-053>057-061-261645-
Champaign-Coles-De Witt-Douglas-Edgar-Macon-Moultrie-Piatt-Shelby-
Vermilion-
1142 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Illinois.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

Scattered thunderstorms are expected, with the best chances mainly
from mid afternoon into this evening. These are not expected to be
severe, although a few strong storms with gusty winds will be
possible south of Decatur and Mattoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

Thunderstorms will be possible again on Monday afternoon. Better
chances of strong storms should remain south of I-70.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
1036 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-261545-
Buchanan-Delaware-Dubuque-Benton-Linn-Jones-Jackson-Iowa-Johnson-
Cedar-Clinton-Muscatine-Scott-Keokuk-Washington-Louisa-Jefferson-
Henry IA-Des Moines-Van Buren-Lee-Jo Daviess-Stephenson-Carroll-
Whiteside-Rock Island-Henry IL-Bureau-Putnam-Mercer-Henderson-
Warren-Hancock-McDonough-Scotland-Clark-
1036 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
Illinois...northwest Illinois...west central Illinois...east
central Iowa...northeast Iowa...southeast Iowa and northeast
Missouri.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening
south of Interstate 80. There is a very low risk of severe
thunderstorms with quarter size hail southeast of a line from
Memphis Missouri through Burlington Iowa to Monmouth Illinois from
2 pm until 8 pm.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Sheets

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1056 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-261500-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
1056 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a small chance of thunderstorms south of Interstate 96
this morning, and then across the entire area tonight. Severe
weather is not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The will be a chance of thunderstorms on Sunday afternoon. Severe
weather is not expected.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1056 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

LMZ844>849-261500-
St Joseph to South Haven MI-South Haven to Holland MI-
Holland to Grand Haven MI-Grand Haven to Whitehall MI-
Whitehall to Pentwater MI-Pentwater to Manistee MI-
1056 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Conditions will be hazardous to smaller craft through tonight.

There is a small chance of thunderstorms today south of Holland.
There will be a chance of thunderstorms along the entire coast
tonight. Severe weather is not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
600 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-005-
015-016-024-025-261000-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-Starke-
Pulaski-Marshall-Fulton IN-Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-White-Cass IN-
Miami-Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford-Jay-Berrien-
Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-
Henry-Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
600 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017 /500 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest
Michigan...northern Indiana and northwest Ohio.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall may cause minor flooding
today and tonight. Severe storms are not expected.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall may cause minor flooding
Sunday. Severe storms are not expected.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further details or updates...or
check our web site at weather.gov/iwx

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
600 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

LMZ043-046-261000-
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
600 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of The Nearshore
Waters of Southeastern Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms today. The storms are not
expected to become severe.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms Sunday. The storms are
not expected to become severe.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further details or updates...or
check our web site at weather.gov/iwx

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
342 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-260845-
Marquette-Green Lake-Fond Du Lac-Sheboygan-Sauk-Columbia-Dodge-
Washington-Ozaukee-Iowa-Dane-Jefferson-Waukesha-Milwaukee-
Lafayette-Green-Rock-Walworth-Racine-Kenosha-
342 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Wisconsin, south central Wisconsin, and southeast Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms in the afternoon and
early evening in extreme southeastern Wisconsin.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Pockets of dense fog are possible Sunday into Sunday night as low
pressure moves across the area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
342 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

LMZ643>646-260845-
Sheboygan to Port Washington WI-
Port Washington to North Point Light WI-
North Point Light to Wind Point WI-
Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL-
342 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for increasing northeast winds
and building waves.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The Small Craft Advisory remains in effect for the entire
nearshore area through 7 am Sunday morning for northeast winds
and high waves.

Dense fog is possible Sunday and Sunday night as low pressure
moves across the area.

$$

BSH
www.weather.gov/mkx

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
432 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

INZ021-028>031-035>049-054>057-062>065-071-072-260845-
Carroll-Warren-Tippecanoe-Clinton-Howard-Fountain-Montgomery-Boone-
Tipton-Hamilton-Madison-Delaware-Randolph-Vermillion-Parke-Putnam-
Hendricks-Marion-Hancock-Henry-Morgan-Johnson-Shelby-Rush-Monroe-
Brown-Bartholomew-Decatur-Jackson-Jennings-
Including the cities of Lafayette, Frankfort, Kokomo,
Crawfordsville, Anderson, Muncie, Indianapolis, Shelbyville,
Bloomington, Columbus, and Seymour
432 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Thunderstorms possible.

Hazards: Lightning and gusty winds.

Timing: Anytime, but highest chances will be in the afternoon and
evening.

Discussion: An approaching low pressure system will bring showers and
some thunderstorms to the area today and tonight. Winds may gust to
around 30 MPH today outside of any thunderstorms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms will be possible Sunday afternoon and again
Monday and Monday evening across much of the area. A few strong to
severe storms are possible across southern sections of central
Indiana on Monday. Lightning is a threat from any thunderstorm.

Discussion: A couple of low pressure systems will bring showers and
some thunderstorms to the area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

&&

More information, along with other weather, hydrological and climate
information can be found at http://weather.gov/ind

$$

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