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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
754 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

MAZ002>004-008-009-012-026-271500-
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Western Franklin MA-Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-
Western Hampshire MA-Western Hampden MA-Southern Worcester MA-
Northern Middlesex MA-
Including the cities of Charlemont, Greenfield, Orange, Barre,
Fitchburg, Chesterfield, Blandford, Milford, Worcester, and Ayer
754 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...Western and Central Massachusetts, especially the
  higher terrain of the Berkshires and Worcester Hills.

* HAZARD TYPES...Freezing rain.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Mainly a glaze of ice, yet accumulations up to
  around a tenth of an inch are expected across higher terrain.
  Already reports have been received in Rowe MA up at 1700 feet of
  a tenth of an inch of ice accretion.

* TIMING...until 11 asm.

* IMPACTS...Untreated surfaces will become slippery, especially
  those that are elevated and exposed to the elements, leading to
  hazardous travel during the Monday morning commute. Greater
  concern is along the Route 2 and I-91 corridors in northwest
  Massachusetts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Freezing Rain Advisory means that periods of freezing rain or
freezing drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving.

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