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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...BLIZZARD WINDING DOWN BUT PERSIST ACROSS CAPE COD AND THE
ISLANDS THROUGH LATE EVENING...

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CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...FALL RIVER...
NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT...BLOCK ISLAND
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING. THE
BLIZZARD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AS WELL AS
  ALL OF RHODE ISLAND. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF
  FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE
   ...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...FALL
  RIVER... NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...
  PROVIDENCE... WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
  NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY... NEWPORT AND BLOCK ISLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL OF 18 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED 36 INCH
  AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...BANDS OF REMAINING SNOW WILL WIND DOWN BETWEEN 8 AND
  10 PM.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL REMAIN SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY EVEN ONCE
  THE SNOW ENDS. GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT IN BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW THORUGH MIDNIGHT CREATING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED! THIS IS A SERIOUS LIFE-
THREATENING STORM!

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR
UNTREATED SURFACES.

&&

$$

CTZ002>004-MAZ002-003-008>011-280300-
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HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS. THIS INCLUDES THE
  CITES AND TOWNS OF CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD... ORANGE...BARRE...
  CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD
  AND AYER.

* HAZARD TYPES...BLOWING SNOW AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL BRING LESS THAN 1
  INCH OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION THIS EVENING. HOWEVER...BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED THIS EVENING. IN
  ADDITION...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL THIS EVENING.


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.

&&

$$

MAZ019-280300-
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EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...PLYMOUTH
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN PLYMOUTH COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...BLIZZARD WINDS DOWN THIS EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...18 TO 24 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED 30 INCH AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW BANDS COME TO AN END BETWEEN 8 AND 10 PM AND
  BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE BY LATE EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN BLIZZARD
  CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT TIMES. TRAVEL WILL BE
  VERY DIFFICULT ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION THIS EVENING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT
GUSTS OVER 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH CONSIDERABLE FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BECOME POOR WITH
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS MAY BECOME
LOST OR DISORIENTED...SO PERSONS IN THE WARNING AREA ARE ADVISED
TO STAY INDOORS.

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED! THIS IS A SERIOUS LIFE-
THREATENING STORM!

&&

$$

MAZ022-023-280300-
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BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...CAPE COD AND MARTHAS VINEYARD. THIS INCLUDES THE
  TOWNS OF CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN AND VINEYARD HAVEN.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS AND BLIZZARD
  CONDITIONS. CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. STRONG TO
  DAMAGING WINDS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 12 TO 24 INCHES WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...BANDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUE INTO MID
  EVENING. THE STEADY SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF TO SCATTERED SNOW
  SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN WHITE-OUT
  AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES THROUGH THE EVENING. TRAVEL
  WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE AND LIFE THREATENING ACROSS THE ENTIRE
  REGION. STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND
  ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHERLY WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH WILL GRADUALLY
  DIMINISH THIS EVENING. HOWEVER...IT WILL REMAIN WINDY WITH
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW CONTINUING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT
GUSTS OVER 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH CONSIDERABLE FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BECOME POOR WITH
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS MAY BECOME
LOST OR DISORIENTED...SO PERSONS IN THE WARNING AREA ARE ADVISED
TO STAY INDOORS.

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED! THIS IS A SERIOUS LIFE-
THREATENING STORM!

&&

$$

MAZ004-026-280300-
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NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BARRE...FITCHBURG...AYER
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS.
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITES AND TOWNS OF CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
   ORANGE... BARRE...FITCHBURG...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...
  AMHERST... NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD AND AYER.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...THE ACCUMULATING SNOW HAS COME TO END.
  HOWEVER...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING
  RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL REMAIN SNOW COVERED AND
  SLIPPERY. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS ALSO EXPECTED...WHICH
  WILL RESULT IN POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR
UNTREATED SURFACES.

&&

$$

MAZ024-280600-
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NANTUCKET MA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...NANTUCKET
637 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE NANTUCKET.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS AND BLIZZARD
  CONDITIONS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 16 INCHES.

* TIMING...BANDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUE THROUGH MID
  EVENING. THE STEADY SNOW SHOULD COME TO AN END BY LATE
  EVENING...BUT SNOW SHOWERS WITH ADDITIONAL LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS
  WILL PERSIST THROUGH DAYBREAK WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN BLIZZARD
  CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT TIMES THROUGH THE
  EVENING. TRAVEL WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE AND LIFE THREATENING ACROSS
  THE ENTIRE REGION. STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN ADDITIONAL DOWNED
  TREE LIMBS AND ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHERLY WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO 60 MPH GRADUALLY DIMINISH
  TONIGHT. HOWEVER...IT WILL REMAIN WINDY WITH BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW CONTINUING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR
UNTREATED SURFACES.

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED! THIS IS A SERIOUS LIFE-
THREATENING STORM!

&&

$$

FRANK

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