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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
404 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...STRONG NORTH WINDS AND LARGE WAVES...

.SHORELINE CONVERGENCE IS ADDING LOCAL EFFECTS TO THE
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS IMPACTING THE SHORE ALONG SOUTHERN BASIN OF
LAKE HURON. FORT GRATIOT OBSERVATIONS HAVE SHOWN A SHORT DURATION OF
GALE FORCE WINDS THIS AFTERNOON. SUSPECT THERE IS NOT WIDESPREAD
GALE CRITERIA BEING REACHING GIVEN THE FACT THIS IS AN ELEVATED
SITING. WILL NOT BE MAKING ANY CHANGES TO THE HEADLINES FOR THE
NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY. PER LATEST
SURFACE OBSERVATIONS...DID INCLUDE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES FOR LAKE
ST CLAIR AND THE MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE THROUGH THIS EVENING.
WINDS AND LARGE WAVES WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE OVERNIGHT AS LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES TRACKS EAST AND A RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES. THIS HIGH WILL
REMAIN OVERHEAD DURING THE MID-WEEK PERIOD...ALLOWING FOR CALMER
CONDITIONS.

LCZ460-LEZ444-220200-
/O.EXA.KDTX.SC.Y.0038.000000T0000Z-141022T0200Z/
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
404 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 19 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 2 FEET
  WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 2 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 4 PM TUESDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 7 PM TUESDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
322 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

LEZ142>149-220330-
/O.EXT.KCLE.SC.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-141022T2000Z/
MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE LAKE OH-
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
322 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS TONIGHT WILL DIMINISH TO 5 TO
  15 KNOTS BY LATE WEDNESDAY.

* WAVES: 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WAVES WILL AVERAGE 4 FEET OR
MORE AND WIND SPEEDS MAY EXCEED 22 KNOTS WHICH WILL CREATE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT
OR RETURN TO PORT PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
521 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ006-007-011-013-014-016>018-VAZ052>057-
221000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-
CALVERT-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-
521 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MARYLAND PORTION OF THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY...TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER...AND ADJACENT COUNTIES IN
CENTRAL MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA AS WELL AS THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE TIDAL POTOMAC THROUGH
TONIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL THE WATERS
THIS EVENING THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AND
IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. GALES ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
340 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

INZ050-058-059-066-073>075-080-KYZ089>100-OHZ026-034-035-042>046-
051>056-060>065-070>074-077>082-088-221945-
WAYNE-FAYETTE IN-UNION IN-FRANKLIN IN-RIPLEY-DEARBORN-OHIO-
SWITZERLAND-CARROLL-GALLATIN-BOONE-KENTON-CAMPBELL-OWEN-GRANT-
PENDLETON-BRACKEN-ROBERTSON-MASON-LEWIS-HARDIN-MERCER-AUGLAIZE-DARKE-
SHELBY-LOGAN-UNION OH-DELAWARE-MIAMI-CHAMPAIGN-CLARK-MADISON-
FRANKLIN OH-LICKING-PREBLE-MONTGOMERY-GREENE-FAYETTE OH-PICKAWAY-
FAIRFIELD-BUTLER-WARREN-CLINTON-ROSS-HOCKING-HAMILTON-CLERMONT-BROWN-
HIGHLAND-ADAMS-PIKE-SCIOTO-
340 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL
INDIANA...SOUTHEAST INDIANA...NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...NORTHERN
KENTUCKY...CENTRAL OHIO...MIAMI VALLEY OF OHIO...SOUTH CENTRAL
OHIO...SOUTHWEST OHIO AND WEST CENTRAL OHIO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER LOW AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

LOW TEMPERATURES THURSDAY MORNING ARE EXPECTED TO DROP INTO THE
MIDDLE 30S ACROSS MOST LOCATIONS. LIGHT WINDS AND MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES WILL LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF AREAS OF FROST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
429 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

PAZ004-005-017-019-024-025-027-028-033-034-212345-
BEDFORD-BLAIR-CAMBRIA-CLEARFIELD-JUNIATA-MCKEAN-MIFFLIN-SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN CENTRE-WARREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALTOONA...JOHNSTOWN...STATE COLLEGE
429 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.NOW...
OCCASIONAL...SLOW MOVING SHOWERS WILL OCCUR THROUGH 6 PM.
TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 50 ACROSS THE NORTHWEST
MOUNTAINS...TO THE UPPER 50S IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS WILL BE MAINLY BETWEEN ONE TENTH AND
ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH. HOWEVER...SOME LOCATIONS WILL SEE AROUND ONE
HALF OF AN INCH.


$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
429 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

PAZ006-010>012-018-026-035-036-045-056-063-064-212345-
ADAMS-CAMERON-CUMBERLAND-ELK-FRANKLIN-FULTON-HUNTINGDON-
NORTHERN CENTRE-NORTHERN CLINTON-PERRY-POTTER-SOUTHERN CLINTON-
429 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.NOW...
OCCASIONAL...SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR
THROUGH 6 PM. BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND EVEN SOME PEA SIZED
HAIL WILL OCCUR. TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 50 ACROSS THE
NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS...TO THE UPPER 50S IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS WILL BE MAINLY BETWEEN ONE
TENTH AND ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH. HOWEVER...SOME LOCATIONS WILL SEE
AROUND ONE HALF OF AN INCH.


$$

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