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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
458 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...A MAJOR WINTER STORM EXPECTED VERY LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
EVENING...

MAZ020-021-RIZ005>007-011800-
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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
458 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM
EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH A PERIOD OF SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. SNOW FALLS HEAVY
  AT TIMES MONDAY MORNING AT THE RATE OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR
  AND IMPACTS THE MORNING RUSH HOUR. SNOW WILL LIKELY MIX WITH AND
  CHANGE TO A PERIOD OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN AND POSSIBLY PLAIN
  RAIN FOR A TIME LATE MONDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. ANY
  MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE BACK TO SNOW MID TO LATE
  AFTERNOON BEFORE ENDING MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH SNOW COVERED
  ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALSO
  EXPECTED.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

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

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.

&&

$$

MAZ022-011800-
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BARNSTABLE MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN
458 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM
EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...CAPE COD.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH A PERIOD OF SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE.

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

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. SNOW FALLS HEAVY
  AT TIMES MONDAY MORNING AT THE RATE OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR
  AND IMPACTS THE MORNING RUSH HOUR. SNOW WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN THEN PLAIN RAIN LATE MONDAY MORNING INTO THE
  AFTERNOON. MIXED PRECIPITATION SHOULD CHANGE BACK TO SNOW MONDAY
  EVENING BEFORE ENDING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH SNOW COVERED
  ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALSO
  EXPECTED.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

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

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.

&&

$$

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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
458 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDES MOST OF MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND AWAY
  FROM THE IMMEDIATE SOUTH COASTS. THE WARNING ALSO INCLUDES
  NORTHERN CONNECTICUT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ACROSS RHODE
  ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS...AND AROUND A FOOT IN
  NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND THE REST OF MASSACHUSETTS.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS BEFORE MIDNIGHT ACROSS WESTERN
  MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND AFTER MIDNIGHT ACROSS
  EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND. SNOW WILL FALL HEAVY AT
  TIMES MONDAY MORNING AT 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR...IMPACTING THE
  MORNING RUSH HOUR. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH OR BRIEFLY CHANGE TO
  SLEET ACROSS RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS AROUND
  MIDDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS
  AND POOR VISIBILITY. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALSO EXPECTED...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG THE COAST.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH CLOSER TO THE
  COAST.

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

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.

&&

$$

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DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...
BLOCK ISLAND
458 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
1 AM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET AND RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES BLOCK ISLAND...MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
  NANTUCKET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 5 INCHES...ALONG WITH
  AROUND A TRACE OF ICE. LEAST SNOW AMOUNTS ON NANTUCKET.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW ALONG WITH A PERIOD OF SLEET POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. SNOW FALLS HEAVY
  AT TIMES INTO MID MORNING ON MONDAY. THE SNOW WILL CHANGE TO
  SLEET THEN RAIN BEFORE MIDDAY THEN CHANGE BACK TO SNOW MONDAY
  EVENING BEFORE ENDING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED ALONG WITH SNOW COVERED
  ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE HALF MILE OR LESS 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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