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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
424 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>021-026-RIZ001>007-120530-
/O.NEW.KBOX.WC.A.0001.160213T1800Z-160214T1800Z/
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-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT 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...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...AYER...FOSTER...
SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
424 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS...ALL OF MASSACHUSETTS EXCEPT CAPE COD AND THE
  ISLANDS...ALL OF RHODE ISLAND AND CONNECTICUT. THIS INCLUDES THE
  CITIES OF BOSTON...PROVIDENCE...HARTFORD AND WORCESTER.

* HAZARD TYPES...POTENTIAL LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS AND NEAR
  RECORD COLD AIR TEMPERATURES.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 15 TO 25 BELOW ZERO WITH A FEW
  INLAND LOCATIONS POTENTIALLY A COLD AS 30 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
  LITTLE AS 10 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
  THESE CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES SAT NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING
  WILL FALL TO NEAR RECORD COLD VALUES OF 5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE ZERO
  ALONG THE COAST...TO 5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW INLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR WIND
CHILLS TO FALL TO -25 DEGREES OR COLDER FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.  A
WIND CHILL INDEX BELOW -30 CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE AS
10 MINUTES.  OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

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