School Closings & Delays For Tuesday, 10/24/17

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Severe Weather Coverage and School Closings brought to you by Pomp’s Tire in Marquette.

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A strong fall storm is making it’s way across the U.P. today along the Lake Superior shore line bringing very windy conditions with dangerous waves and heavy rain. As a result, there are some school closings and delays to pass along this morning:

Marquette Area Public Schools, Father Marquette Elementary, North Star Academy in Marquette, Redeemer Lutheran Preschool in Marquette, Marquette-Alger RESA Classrooms, Munising Schools, Munising Baptist, AuTrain-Onota, Burt Township Schools in Grand Marais are all closed.

The Tahquamenon Area Schools are on a 2-hour delay.

The National Weather Service says the strongest north winds will occur between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm today. The strongest gusts of 60 to 65 mph expected in areas along south central Lake Superior.

Elsewhere, the strongest winds will be around 50 mph. Downed trees and powerlines are expected, likely resulting in numerous power outages.

Also, high profile vehicles will be very difficult to drive.

The U.S. Coast Guard is urging people to stay off of the lake today, and use extreme caution if you are along the lake shore.