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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A WINTRY MIX OF WEATHER EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO EARLY
WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY SNOW ON THE SOUTH COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

RIZ003>005-040600-
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WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES TONIGHT
  ALONG WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION
  EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AND FREEZING
  RAIN FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST DURING THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS...THEN CHANGES TO RAIN EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  TUESDAY EVENING IMPACTING LATTER PART OF THE COMMUTE. SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN WILL BE AN ISSUE TONIGHT. THE ADDED ICE AND
  LIQUID WATER WILL ADD SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT TO AREA ROOFS.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...RISING INTO THE LOWER 30S.

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 WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$

MAZ020>022-RIZ006-007-040600-
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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
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

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

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT ALONG WITH A
  TRACE OF ICE ACCUMULATION. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION
  EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AND FREEZING
  RAIN FROM SOUTH TO NORTH DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS BEFORE
  CHANGING TO RAIN EARLY WEDNESDAY 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 OVERNIGHT MAY MAKE FOR SLIPPERY
  CONDITIONS AND SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT ON AREA ROOFTOPS AS A
  TRANSITION TO RAIN OCCURS.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...RISING INTO THE LOWER 30S.

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 WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$

MAZ002-008-009-040600-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-150304T1500Z/
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLEMONT...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

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

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

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

* TIMING...SNOW CHANGES TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN DURING THE
  OVERNIGHT HOURS BEFORE CHANGING TO RAIN TOWARD WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  IMPACTING THE EVENING COMMUTE. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WHICH IS
  EXPECTED TO FALL OVERNIGHT AND EARLY 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-RIZ001-002-040600-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-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-
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
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

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

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

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

* TIMING...SNOW THIS EVENING CHANGES TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN
  FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST DURING THE NIGHT...THEN CHANGES TO
  RAIN EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  IMPACTING THE LATTER PART OF THE EVENING COMMUTE. SLEET AND
  FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY 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 HALF MILE TO ONE 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.

&&

$$

MAZ023-024-RIZ008-040600-
/O.NEW.KBOX.WS.A.0009.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...
BLOCK ISLAND
449 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

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

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.
  TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 30.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW OF 6 OR MORE INCHES IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. ANYONE TRAVELING IN THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO MODIFY
TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD WINTER WEATHER DEVELOP.

&&

$$


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