Ontonagon Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Lake Effect Snow Advisory
Statement as of 11:17 AM EDT on October 31, 2014

...Lake effect Snow Advisory remains in effect until noon EDT today...

Hazardous weather...

* light to moderate lake effect snow will taper to flurries by noon.

* Expect total snow accumulations of 2 to 6 inches. Look for the greatest accumulation over the higher terrain from Wakefield through Rockland...to Hancock and Mohawk. Expect the least accumulation along the Lake Superior shoreline.

Impacts...

* the wet snow accumulation will result in slippery conditions on area roadways.

* North winds gusting to 25 mph at times may also produce some blowing snow and reduced visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* a lake effect Snow Advisory Means Lake effect snow is forecast that will make travel difficult in some areas.

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

Lakeshore Flood Advisory
Statement as of 7:39 AM CDT on October 31, 2014

...Lakeshore Flood Advisory remains in effect until 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ this afternoon...

* winds...north winds will continue to gust to around 40 mph early this morning. Winds will then slowly diminish through the day.

* Waves...early this morning...expect pounding waves up to 13 feet along the western shore of Upper Michigan and up to 15 feet along the shore of north central Upper Michigan. Waves heights will then steadily lower through the day as winds diminish. By evening...wave heights should range from around 5 feet along the shore of western Upper Michigan to around 8 feet along the shore of north central Upper Michigan.

* Impacts...high waves this morning will lead to beach erosion and flooding of low-lying areas along the Lake Superior shoreline...especially along Lakeshore Boulevard in the city of Marquette. Additionally...a portion of the Au Train river near Lake Superior in Alger County is experiencing elevated river levels due to back water effects from the high waves. The back water effects may be problematic for portions of other rivers and streams near Lake Superior.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Lakeshore Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds will generate flooding of low areas along the Lakeshore.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 11:42 am EDT on October 31, 2014

...Latest wind reports...

Location speed time/date lat/Lon

...Michigan...

...Alger... Munising 46 mph 0326 am 10/31 46.41n/86.65w 9 W Chatham 36 mph 0335 am 10/31 46.35n/87.12w Au Train 34 mph 0155 am 10/31 46.43n/86.84w

...Delta... 2 SSW Trenary 33 mph 0205 am 10/31 46.16n/86.98w Rapid River 31 mph 0535 am 10/31 45.93n/86.98w 3 N Escanaba 30 mph 0825 am 10/31 45.79n/87.08w Delta County Arpt 30 mph 0435 am 10/31 45.72n/87.09w

...Dickinson... Norway 37 mph 0602 am 10/31 45.79n/87.91w Ford Airport 37 mph 0738 am 10/31 45.82n/88.11w

...Houghton... Houghton co Memorial Arpt 38 mph 1150 PM 10/30 47.17n/88.49w 1 SW Laurium 33 mph 0840 am 10/31 47.22n/88.46w 1 WSW Twin Lakes 33 mph 1230 am 10/31 46.88n/88.86w

...Keweenaw... Ojibway - Isle Royale 51 mph 0124 am 10/31 48.11n/88.61w Copper Harbor 46 mph 0113 am 10/31 47.47n/87.88w Windigo - Isle roayle 32 mph 0224 am 10/31 47.91n/89.14w

...Luce... Newberry 31 mph 0934 am 10/31 46.31n/85.46w

...Marquette... 1 E Gwinn 59 mph 0410 am 10/31 46.28n/87.42w 5 E Harvey 44 mph 0955 am 10/31 46.49n/87.23w Sawyer Arpt 41 mph 0139 am 10/31 46.35n/87.40w Marquette cg 34 mph 0406 am 10/31 46.55n/87.38w 2 WNW Gwinn 34 mph 0812 am 10/31 46.29n/87.47w Marquette 34 mph 0814 am 10/31 46.55n/87.39w NWS Marquette 33 mph 0828 am 10/31 46.53n/87.55w 2 WNW Kiva 32 mph 0405 am 10/31 46.27n/87.12w

...Menominee... 10 NNE Cedar River 43 mph 0250 am 10/31 45.55n/87.27w 1 WNW La Branche 37 mph 0612 am 10/31 45.89n/87.49w Menominee-Marinette Arpt 36 mph 0855 am 10/31 45.13n/87.64w

...Ontonagon... 1 ESE Rockland 38 mph 1250 am 10/31 46.72n/89.15w

...Schoolcraft... Schoolcraft co Arpt 39 mph 0534 am 10/31 45.97n/86.17w Port Inland 37 mph 0600 am 10/31 45.97n/85.87w

...Null...

...Null... Granite Island 51 mph 1230 am 10/31 46.72n/87.41w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.