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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1027 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A WINTRY MIX OF WEATHER EXPECTED LATE TODAY INTO EARLY
WEDNESDAY...

MAZ002-008-009-032330-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.150303T2000Z-150304T1500Z/
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD
1027 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE.

* TIMING...BEGINNING AS SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN
  TRANSITIONS TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN DURING THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS BEFORE CHANGING TO RAIN TOWARD TOMORROW MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  THIS AFTERNOON INTO EVENING IMPACTING THE COMMUTE. SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN WHICH IS EXPECTED TO FALL OVERNIGHT TUESDAY INTO
  WEDNESDAY WILL BE AN ISSUE FOR THE WEDNESDAY MORNING RUSH
  HOUR. THE ICE AND LIQUID WATER WILL ADD SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT TO
  AREA ROOFS.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

CTZ002>004-MAZ003>007-010>019-026-RIZ001>005-032330-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.150303T2000Z-150304T1500Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN ESSEX 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-BRISTOL RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...GREENFIELD...ORANGE...BARRE...
FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...
AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...
FOXBORO...NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...
BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL
1027 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MOST OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...AWAY FROM THE SOUTH
  COAST.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE.

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON IN THE CONNECTICUT
  VALLEY AND THIS EVENING IN THE COASTAL PLAIN. SNOW THEN
  TRANSITIONS TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN FROM SOUTHWEST TO
  NORTHEAST DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...THEN CHANCES TO RAIN
  EARLY TOMORROW MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  TUESDAY EVENING IMPACTING LATTER PART OF THE COMMUTE. SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT INTO TOMORROW WILL BE AN ISSUE FOR THE
  MORNING RUSH HOUR ESPECIALLY ACROSS INTERIOR NEW ENGLAND. THE
  ADDED ICE AND LIQUID WATER WILL ADD SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT TO AREA
  ROOFS.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

MAZ020>022-RIZ006-007-032330-
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SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...
MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...NARRAGANSETT...
WESTERLY...NEWPORT
1027 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTH COASTAL RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINS THIS EVENING AND THEN TRANSITIONS TO
  SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN FROM SOUTH TO NORTH DURING THE
  OVERNIGHT HOURS BEFORE CHANGING TO RAIN TOMORROW MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  THIS EVENING AND MAY IMPACT THE TAIL END OF THE EVENING
  COMMUTE. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN EXPECTED OVERNIGHT INTO
  TOMORROW MORNING MAY MAKE FOR SLIPPERY CONDITIONS AND
  SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT ON AREA ROOFTOPS AS A TRANSITION TO RAIN
  OCCURS.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$


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