Jamestown, MI (49427)

7:44 AM EDT on August 18, 2019 (GMT -0400)
Country Hills | | Change Station

Elev 741 ft 42.82 °N, 85.84 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
67.6 °F
Feels Like 67.6 °F
N
3
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 5.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.82 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.01 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:52 AM 8:41 PM
Waning Gibbous, 92% visible
METAR KBIV 181053Z AUTO 13006KT 4SM BR CLR 19/19 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP096 T01940189
Pressure 29.82 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.01 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:52 AM 8:41 PM
Waning Gibbous, 92% visible
METAR KBIV 181053Z AUTO 13006KT 4SM BR CLR 19/19 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP096 T01940189

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 6:33 AM CDT Aug. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 597 remains in effect until 100 PM CDT

Mi
. Michigan counties included are

Allegan Barry Berrien
branch Calhoun Cass
Clinton Eaton Gratiot
Ingham Ionia Jackson
Kalamazoo Kent Montcalm
Muskegon Ottawa St. Joseph
Van Buren




Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:37 AM EDT Aug. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 10 am EDT this
morning through this evening...

* high wave action... strong currents and dangerous swimming
conditions expected.

* Strong structural currents expected.

* Strong longshore currents expected.

* Rip currents possible.

* Location... beaches from Holland to Manistee

* beaches with particularly dangerous conditions include...
Grand Haven State Park and Pere Marquette Park in Muskegon

* overview/potential impacts... south/southwest wind 15 to 25 knots
will generate 3 to 5 foot waves from late morning into the
evening north of Holland. Strong longshore and structural
currents are both expected. Piers may also be over topped due to
High Lake levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

High wave action makes swimming difficult and can tire even a
strong swimmer quickly.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can
sweep you out into deeper water along the pier structure.

A longshore current is a lake current that moves parallel to
shore. Longshore currents can be strong enough to prevent
swimmers from being able to keep their feet on the bottom...
making it difficult to return to shore.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore... which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.




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