Sparta, MI

7:47 AM EDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Active Advisory: Special Statement

Elev -9999 ft 0.00 °N, 0.00 °E | Updated

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79 °F
Feels Like 79 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 17 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Scattered Clouds 7000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
6:25 AM 9:12 PM
Waning Gibbous, 77% visible
SPECI KGRR 241144Z 11006KT 6SM TSRA BR SCT050CB SCT070 BKN100 22/21 A2993 RMK AO2 TSE28B38 OCNL LTGCGCA N TS N MOV E P0011 T02220211
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Scattered Clouds 7000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
6:25 AM 9:12 PM
Waning Gibbous, 77% visible
SPECI KGRR 241144Z 11006KT 6SM TSRA BR SCT050CB SCT070 BKN100 22/21 A2993 RMK AO2 TSE28B38 OCNL LTGCGCA N TS N MOV E P0011 T02220211

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Special Statement
Issued: 7:43 AM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory...

At 743 am EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong
thunderstorms along a line extending from 7 miles south of Howard
City to near Walker... and moving southeast at 30 mph.

Wind gusts at least 40 mph with some downed tree limbs will be
possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Grand Rapids... Lowell... Wyoming...
Kentwood... Walker... East Grand Rapids...
Rockford... Sparta... Caledonia...
Forest Hills... Northview... Grandville...
Ada... Grattan... Cedar Springs...
Kent City... Sand Lake... Casnovia...
Belmont... Alto...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
lead to urban and poor drainage flooding. Do not drive your vehicle
through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 4329 8579 4329 8531 4277 8531 4277 8578
time... Mot... loc 1143z 303deg 28kt 4329 8549 4304 8579


Mjs


743 am EDT sun Jul 24 2016

... Significant weather advisory...

At 743 am EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong
thunderstorms along a line extending from 7 miles south of Howard
City to near Walker... and moving southeast at 30 mph.

Wind gusts at least 40 mph with some downed tree limbs will be
possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Grand Rapids... Lowell... Wyoming...
Kentwood... Walker... East Grand Rapids...
Rockford... Sparta... Caledonia...
Forest Hills... Northview... Grandville...
Ada... Grattan... Cedar Springs...
Kent City... Sand Lake... Casnovia...
Belmont... Alto...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
lead to urban and poor drainage flooding. Do not drive your vehicle
through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 4329 8579 4329 8531 4277 8531 4277 8578
time... Mot... loc 1143z 303deg 28kt 4329 8549 4304 8579


Mjs