Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The place to be…

…for a storm of historical proportions is right here in Michigan. I’m so glad that I am lucky enough to be here for a real doozie.

From the Weather Channel:

jackson wx

From the National Weather Service:

High Wind Warning
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
337 PM EDT MON OCT 25 2010

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-260345-
/O.UPG.KGRR.HW.A.0001.101026T1200Z-101028T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KGRR.HW.W.0001.101026T1200Z-101028T0000Z/
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-
INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...
CLARE...HART...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...MOUNT PLEASANT...MUSKEGON...
GREENVILLE...ALMA...JENISON...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS...
HOLLAND...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
337 PM EDT MON OCT 25 2010

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TUESDAY TO 8 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A HIGH
WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TUESDAY TO 8 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

IMPACTS...

* TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT IN OPEN AREAS AND FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES.

* FALLING TREES AND LIMBS.

* POWER OUTAGES.

* LAWN FURNITURE AND LOOSE OBJECTS BLOWING AROUND.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* WINDS GUSTING TO NEAR 60 MPH OR MORE TUESDAY THOUGH WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH
OR GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$


I’ll be sure to take pictures of the chaos because I’m just crazy enough to be out in it.

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