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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
401 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

CTZ003-MAZ005-006-010>012-026-231715-
/O.EXA.KBOX.WW.Y.0004.170123T2100Z-170124T1200Z/
TOLLAND CT-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION...VERNON...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...
LAWRENCE...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...
WORCESTER...AYER
401 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 AM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SLEET...SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE HIGH TERRAIN OF NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT...SOUTHWEST
  AND SOUTH CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS AS WELL AS INTERIOR NORTHEAST
  MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...MAINLY SLEET WITH PERHAPS A BIT OF SNOW AND
  POCKETS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW/SLEET ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 1 INCH...ALONG
  WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE ACCRETION.

* TIMING...WHILE SOME LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL OCCUR THROUGH LATE
  AFTERNOON WITH PERHAPS SOME LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET ACROSS INTERIOR
  NORTHEAST MA. HEAVIER PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF MAINLY SLEET
  WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN 5 AND 8 PM THIS EVENING...POTENTIALLY
  IMPACTING A PART OF THE EVENING RUSH HOUR. SLEET MAY BE MIXED
  WITH SOME SNOW FOR A TIME THIS EVENING ACROSS INTERIOR NORTHEAST
  MASSACHUSETTS. PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO MAINLY RAIN BY
  DAYBREAK TUESDAY, BUT POCKET OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL BE
  POSSIBLE ACROSS INTERIOR NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND WALKWAYS WILL BECOME SLIPPERY THIS
  EVENING. THIS MAY IMPACT THE EVENING RUSH HOUR.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

CTZ002-MAZ002>004-008-009-231715-
/O.CON.KBOX.WW.Y.0004.170123T2100Z-170124T1200Z/
HARTFORD CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...CHARLEMONT...
GREENFIELD...ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...CHESTERFIELD...
BLANDFORD
401 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES IN WESTERN
  MASSACHUSETTS...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN WORCESTER
  COUNTY...AND EXTREME NORTHWEST HARTFORD COUNTY.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW/SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 4 INCHES. A
  TENTH TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACCRETION IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
  HIGH TERRAIN ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES AND
  NORTHERN WORCESTER HILLS.

* TIMING...WHILE SOME LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS...SLEET AND POCKETS OF
  FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.
  HEAVIER PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF SLEET AND/OR SNOW WILL
  DEVELOP BETWEEN 5 AND 8 PM THIS EVENING AND POTENTIALLY IMPACT
  THE EVENING RUSH HOUR. PRECIPITATION SHOULD TRANSITION TO OVER
  FREEZING RAIN BY DAYBREAK TUESDAY AND CONTINUE AT TIMES INTO THE
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS AND WALKWAYS WILL BE SLIPPERY
  ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING INTO TUESDAY MORNING. THERE IS A LOW
  RISK THAT ENOUGH ICE ACCRETION MAY OCCUR TO RESULT IN ISOLATED
  POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

FRANK

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