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Mesoscale Discussion 219
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0219
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0404 PM CST FRI MAR 02 2012
   
   AREAS AFFECTED...NW LWR MI PENINSULA
   
   CONCERNING...HEAVY SNOW 
   
   VALID 022204Z - 030200Z
   
   MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WITH RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL
   DEVELOP THIS EVENING ACROSS NW PORTIONS LWR MI PENINSULA.
   
   MESOSCALE FORCING FOR ASCENT ONGOING ACROSS LWR PENINSULA OF MI IS
   EXPECTED TO INCREASE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS IND RESPONSE TO NEWD
   MOTION OF THE SFC LOW CURRENTLY CENTERED OVER NRN IN. SFC
   TEMPERATURES ARE STILL ABOVE FREEZING ACROSS MOST OF AREA.
   HOWEVER...TEMPERATURES SHOULD CONTINUE TO COOL THROUGHOUT THE COLUMN
   AND SFC CAA WILL STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE AREA FROM THE NE. FAVORABLE
   JET DYNAMICS AND 850-700 MB FRONTOGENESIS ASSOCIATED WITH THE
   PROGRESSION OF THE UPPER SYSTEM ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN THE
   INTENSIFICATION OF THE BAND OF HEAVY SNOWFALL CURRENTLY OVER LAKE
   MI...ERN WI...AND ERN IL. AS A RESULT...SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2
   INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA.
   
   ..MOSIER/HURLBUT.. 03/02/2012
   
   
   ATTN...WFO...APX...GRR...
   
   LAT...LON   44658615 45028592 45448546 45748438 45558355 45078347
               44708407 44008468 43468509 42968606 43418642 44078650
               44208630 44658615 
   
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