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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
918 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

LMZ743>745-072230-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0036.200407T1800Z-200408T0000Z/
Calumet Harbor IL to Gary IN-Gary to Burns Harbor IN-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City IN-
918 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...Southwest to 25 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 3 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
434 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

ILZ003>006-008-010>013-019>021-023-032-033-039-103>108-INZ001-002-
010-011-019-080945-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-DuPage-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Northern Cook-Central Cook-Southern Cook-Northern Will-
Southern Will-Eastern Will-Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
434 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020 /534 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central
Illinois...Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
     Elevated hail risk...up to golf ball sized.
     Elevated damaging wind risk...up to 70 mph.

DISCUSSION...

Scattered thunderstorms may develop late this afternoon or early
this evening ahead of an approaching cold front. It is unclear if
storms will develop or not because there will be a layer of warm
air aloft that could prevent thunderstorms from developing.
However, if storms can indeed develop, conditions appear very
favorable for severe weather. Any storms that manage to develop
could produce hail up to golf ball sized and locally damaging
winds up to 70 mph. The most likely time period for any storms and
severe weather looks to be between roughly 5 pm and 10 pm.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Wednesday afternoon and evening...
  Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
Thursday...
  Elevated Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
  Elevated Fire Weather Risk.
  Elevated Lakeshore Flood Risk northwest Indiana.

DISCUSSION:

A narrow line of thunderstorms could develop along another cold
front that will move across the area late Wednesday afternoon and
early Wednesday evening. There is a limited threat of strong to
possibly locally damaging winds with any storms that form.

Very strong winds are expected Thursday likely gusting over 40
mph at times. These strong winds could result in a somewhat
elevated fire weather danger, particularly anywhere that doesn`t
see much rain today or Wednesday. The strong winds will also
likely result some risk of lakeshore flooding along the Porter
County shoreline.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotters may be needed late this afternoon into this evening.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

  Moving toward east around 45 mph.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
434 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

LMZ740>745-080945-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island IL-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor IL-
Calumet Harbor IL to Gary IN-Gary to Burns Harbor IN-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City IN-
434 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Illinois
nearshore waters of Lake Michigan and the Indiana nearshore
waters of Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Elevated Fog Risk early this morning.
  Hazardous conditions for small craft this afternoon.
  Significant Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
     Elevated hail risk...up to one point seven five inches in diameter.
     Elevated thunderstorm wind gust risk...up to 60 knots.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Wednesday...
  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely.
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
Thursday...
  Gale force winds and or very hazardous waves are likely.
Friday...
  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely.

$$

- Izzi

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
511 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

INZ003-MIZ077-080915-
La Porte-Berrien-
511 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020 /411 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northern Indiana and
southwest Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Showers and thunderstorms will become likely again this evening into
the early overnight hours with a slight risk of severe thunderstorms.
Confidence is severe weather is low, but if severe weather occurs the
primary hazards would be large hail quarter sized to golf ball sized
along with damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 mph. An isolated
tornado also cannot be ruled out.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Windy conditions are expected late Wednesday night into Thursday.
Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph are possible, especially on Thursday.

Strong winds and building waves late Wednesday night into Thursday
may result in some lakeshore flooding across southern Lake Michigan.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is possible this evening into the early overnight
hours.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
511 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

LMZ043-046-080915-
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
511 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the nearshore waters of
southeastern Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Scattered thunderstorms are possible again this evening. A few of
these storms may be severe with a potential or large hail and strong
wind gusts in excess of 40 knots.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Hazardous conditions for small craft are expected late Wednesday
night through Friday. Some gale gusts are possible late Wednesday
night through Thursday afternoon.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
511 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

INZ004>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ078>081-OHZ001-002-004-005-
015-016-024-025-080915-
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-Cass MI-
St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
511 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020 /411 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northern Indiana, southwest
Michigan and northwest Ohio.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Showers and thunderstorms will come to an end after daybreak. Some
small hail and localized minor flooding is possible.

Showers and thunderstorms will become likely again this evening into
the early overnight hours with a slight risk of severe thunderstorms.
Confidence is severe weather is low, but if severe weather occurs the
primary hazards would be large hail quarter sized to golf ball sized
along with damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 mph. An isolated
tornado also cannot be ruled out.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

There is a slight chance of a thunderstorm Wednesday evening south
of Route 30. Severe weather is not expected.

Windy conditions are expected late Wednesday night into Thursday.
Wind gusts to 40 mph are possible, especially on Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is possible this evening into the early overnight
hours.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
409 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-080915-
Lake Michigan Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM offshore to
mid-line of lake.-
Lake Michigan from Seul Choix Point to Rock Island Passage 5NM
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 5NM offshore-
Lake Michigan from Charlevoix to Point Betsie MI 5NM Offshore to
mid lake-
Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI 5NM
offshore to mid lake-
Lake Michigan from Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI 5NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI 5NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Sheboygan to Port Washington WI 5NM offshore
to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Port Washington to North Point Light WI 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from North Point Light to Wind Point WI 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor to Michigan City in 5NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Pentwater to Manistee MI 5NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Whitehall to Pentwater MI 5NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to Whitehall MI 5NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven MI 5NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from South Haven to Holland MI 5NM offshore to Mid
lake-
Lake Michigan from St Joseph to South Haven MI 5NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
409 AM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the open waters of Lake
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of dense fog are expected over the southern third of the
lake this morning, with more development possible across the lake
this afternoon and tonight.

There are good chances for thunderstorms this afternoon and
evening, with a cold front moving through the region. A few
strong to severe storms are possible, mainly over the southern
half of the lake. Large hail and gusty winds are the main
hazards. The best window for storms would be between 3 PM and 10
PM CDT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Gusty northwest winds are expected later Wednesday afternoon,
after a strong cold front moves through, lingering into Friday
morning. Some gale force gusts are possible Thursday afternoon
and night.

$$
Wood
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
504 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

OHZ003-006>014-017>023-027>033-036>038-047-089-PAZ001>003-080915-
Lucas-Wood-Ottawa-Sandusky-Erie-Lorain-Cuyahoga-Lake-Geauga-
Ashtabula Inland-Hancock-Seneca-Huron-Medina-Summit-Portage-Trumbull-
Wyandot-Crawford-Richland-Ashland-Wayne-Stark-Mahoning-Marion-Morrow-
Holmes-Knox-Ashtabula Lakeshore-Northern Erie-Southern Erie-
504 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north central Ohio, northeast
Ohio, northwest Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected today,
bringing the threat for large hail, damaging winds, localized
flooding, and an isolated tornado. The main time period will be from
late this afternoon through tonight. The Storm Prediction Center has
outlined much of the area in a Slight Risk for severe weather, due to
these threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed. Please relay any information about
observed severe weather to the NWS while following all local, state,
and CDC guidelines.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
440 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

INZ021-028>031-035>042-049-080845-
Carroll-Warren-Tippecanoe-Clinton-Howard-Fountain-Montgomery-Boone-
Tipton-Hamilton-Madison-Delaware-Randolph-Henry-
Including the cities of Delphi, Flora, Williamsport, West Lebanon,
Lafayette, West Lafayette, Frankfort, Kokomo, Attica, Covington,
Veedersburg, Crawfordsville, Lebanon, Zionsville, Tipton, Fishers,
Carmel, Noblesville, Anderson, Muncie, Winchester, and New Castle
440 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible this morning and again tonight.
Severe storms are possible tonight.

Hazards: Damaging winds, large hail, isolated tornadoes, heavy rain.

Timing: Storms ending this morning by 1100 AM. Storms developing
tonight mainly after 900 PM.

Discussion: Thunderstorms this morning are from a warm front. Storms
will develop tonight ahead of a cold front, and some of these could
be severe.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible Wednesday night. Some of these
could be severe with damaging winds and large hail.

Discussion: Another cold front will move through Wednesday night,
producing showers and thunderstorms. Much colder air will move in
behind the front.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed tonight.

.STORM MOTION STATEMENT...

The expected storm motion tonight is from the west at around 40 MPH.

&&

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington OH
431 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

OHZ026-034-035-043>046-052-055-056-080845-
Hardin-Mercer-Auglaize-Shelby-Logan-Union OH-Delaware-Champaign-
Franklin OH-Licking-
431 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Central Ohio and West Central
Ohio.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Showers and thunderstorms developing this morning into this afternoon
may produce heavy rain and localized flooding, along with strong
wind gusts.

Additional thunderstorms are expected tonight. Some strong to severe
storms are possible, mainly late this evening through tonight, with
damaging winds and large hail being the primary threats. A tornado
cannot be ruled out.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed, while following all local, state
and CDC guidelines.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington OH
431 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

INZ050-058-059-066-073>075-080-KYZ089>100-OHZ042-051-053-054-060>065-
070>074-077>082-088-080845-
Wayne-Fayette IN-Union IN-Franklin IN-Ripley-Dearborn-Ohio-
Switzerland-Carroll-Gallatin-Boone-Kenton-Campbell-Owen-Grant-
Pendleton-Bracken-Robertson-Mason-Lewis-Darke-Miami-Clark-Madison-
Preble-Montgomery-Greene-Fayette OH-Pickaway-Fairfield-Butler-Warren-
Clinton-Ross-Hocking-Hamilton-Clermont-Brown-Highland-Adams-Pike-
Scioto-
431 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for East Central Indiana,
Southeast Indiana, Northeast Kentucky, Northern Kentucky, Central
Ohio, South Central Ohio, Southwest Ohio and West Central Ohio.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.
Thunderstorms are expected tonight. Some strong to severe storms are
possible, mainly late this evening through tonight, with damaging
winds and large hail being the primary threats. A tornado cannot be
ruled out.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed, while following all local, state
and CDC guidelines.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
421 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-080830-
Midland-Bay-Huron-Saginaw-Tuscola-Sanilac-Shiawassee-Genesee-Lapeer-
St. Clair-Livingston-Oakland-Macomb-Washtenaw-Wayne-Lenawee-Monroe-
421 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a chance of thunderstorms early tonight. The potential
exists for storms to become severe, capable of producing hail up to 1
inch in diameter and wind gusts to 60 mph. An isolated tornado is
also possible. Primary window for severe weather is between 8 pm and
midnight. Storm motion will be from northwest to southeast at 30 mph.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Strong northwest winds will develop on Thursday behind a cold front.
Potential exists for gusts to exceed 35 mph during this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed early tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
346 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-080800-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
346 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon. This
evening thunderstorms are likely. A few of those storms, near and
south of I-96, may be strong to severe with damaging winds, large
hail, frequent cloud to ground lighting. An isolated tornado can
not be ruled out. Brief heavy rain is expected with these storms
too.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

A strong cold front comes through the area early Thursday morning.
This will bring a period of gusty winds that may result in some
downed trees, branches and power lines from midday Thursday into
early Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
346 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

LMZ844>849-080800-
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-
346 AM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Thunderstorms are expected from mid afternoon into the early
evening. Some of the storms south of Whitehall may be strong to
severe with gusty winds, large waves and hail. A water spout is
not out of the question.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

A strong cold front will bring strong winds and large waves to the
near short Thursday into Friday. Hazardous conditions for small
water craft are expected during that time period.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

wdm

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