Ontonagon Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 6:35 PM EDT May. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 645 PM EDT
for west central Houghton and east central Ontonagon counties...

At 635 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Nisula, or 18
miles west of Baraga, moving east at 20 mph.

Hazard... quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... damage to vehicles is expected.

Locations impacted include...
Nisula, Donken, Alston, Twin Lakes and Winona.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
Marquette.

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading
killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to
be struck by lightning.

Persons in campgrounds should seek sturdy shelter until this storm
passes.


Lat... Lon 4699 8870 4672 8867 4672 8869 4674 8905
      4684 8906
time... Mot... loc 2235z 265deg 16kt 4685 8887

Hail... 1.00in
wind... <50mph


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Special Statement
Issued: 6:07 PM EDT May. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Special Weather Statement...

At 606 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles north of Mass City, or 12 miles east of Ontonagon, moving east
at 20 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Nisula, Greenland, Twin Lakes, Winona, Toivola, Donken and Alston.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Persons in campgrounds should consider seeking sturdy shelter until
this storm passes.


Lat... Lon 4677 8915 4691 8919 4705 8876 4675 8869
time... Mot... loc 2206z 259deg 16kt 4686 8905


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