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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
922 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>019-026-RIZ001>004-131030-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.W.0001.160213T2100Z-160214T1700Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...
WARWICK
922 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO
NOON EST SUNDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS AND STRONG WIND
  GUSTS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...BETWEEN 20 AND 30 BELOW ZERO WITH
  PERHAPS A FEW LOCATIONS IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS BRIEFLY
  APPROACHING 35 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY
  NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
  LITTLE AS 10 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
  THESE CONDITIONS. STRONG WINDS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  MAY DOWN A FEW LARGE TREE LIMBS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING WILL FALL TO NEAR RECORD COLD VALUES OF 5 TO 15 BELOW
  ZERO...COLDEST OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO FALL TO -25 DEGREES OR COLDER FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS. A
WIND CHILL INDEX BELOW -30 CAN BRING ABOUT FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE
AS 10 MINUTES. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE
HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS AND HEAD
COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

&&

$$

MAZ020-021-RIZ005>007-131030-
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SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-
NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
922 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO
NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE SOUTH COASTS OF BOTH RHODE ISLAND AND
  MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...POTENTIAL LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS AND
  STRONG WIND GUSTS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 25 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY
  NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
  LITTLE AS 15 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
  THESE CONDITIONS. STRONG WINDS SATURDAY AFTER ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING MAY DOWN A FEW LARGE TREE LIMBS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING WILL FALL TO NEAR RECORD COLD VALUES OF ZERO TO 5
  BELOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO FALL TO -25 DEGREES OR COLDER FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS. A
WIND CHILL INDEX BELOW -30 CAN BRING ABOUT FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE
AS 10 MINUTES. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE
HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS AND HEAD
COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

&&

$$

MAZ024-131030-
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/O.CON.KBOX.WC.Y.0001.160213T2300Z-160214T1700Z/
NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...NANTUCKET
922 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO
NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NANTUCKET.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND STRONG
  WIND GUSTS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 15 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AND INCREASE IN INTENSITY
  THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING. THE BULK OF THE ACCUMULATING SNOW
  WILL OCCUR THROUGH 5 AM SATURDAY MORNING...BUT SNOW SHOWERS MAY
  LINGER THROUGH MID MORNING. THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL
  OCCUR SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. THE STRONGEST WIND
  GUSTS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND
  SLIPPERY. WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
  LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
  THESE CONDITIONS. STRONG WINDS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  MAY DOWN A FEW LARGE TREE LIMBS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING WILL FALL TO NEAR 5 ABOVE ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SNOW AND/OR ICE IS
FORECAST TO DEVELOP IN THE AFFECTED AREAS...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. ANY SNOW OR ICE WOULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY
CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.  WHEN
TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW FREEZING...MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ESPECIALLY
CAREFUL ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS CAN EASILY
DEVELOP.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

$$

MAZ022-023-RIZ008-131030-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.Y.0001.160213T2300Z-160214T1700Z/
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...BLOCK ISLAND
922 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO
NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...BLOCK ISLAND AND MARTHAS VINEYARD.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND STRONG WIND
  GUSTS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 20 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR SATURDAY
  NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
  LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
  THESE CONDITIONS. STRONG WINDS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  MAY DOWN A FEW LARGE TREE LIMBS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES SAT NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING
  WILL FALL TO NEAR ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

$$


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