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Displaying AFOS PIL: SMWGRR Received: 2018-06-16 16:12 UTC


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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
1212 PM EDT SAT JUN 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Nearshore and Open Waters from St Joseph to Holland MI...

* Until 215 PM EDT.

* At 1211 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 15 nm west of 
  The Saugatuck Pierheads, moving east at 20 knots.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts to 40 knots and large hail.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and 
           suddenly higher waves. Large hail could result in 
           structural damage.

* Locations impacted include...
  The St. Joseph Light and The South Haven Light. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If caught on the
open water stay below deck if possible, keep away from ungrounded
metal objects.

&&

LAT...LON 4213 8657 4217 8655 4221 8659 4246 8689
      4277 8688 4276 8637 4275 8622 4270 8621
      4264 8623 4248 8625 4241 8629 4240 8628
      4225 8636 4221 8639 4212 8649 4211 8649
TIME...MOT...LOC 1611Z 277DEG 22KT 4259 8657 

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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