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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
420 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

MAZ002>004-008-026-221730-
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Western Franklin MA-Eastern Franklin MA-Northern Worcester MA-
Western Hampshire MA-Northern Middlesex MA-
Including the cities of Charlemont, Greenfield, Orange, Barre,
Fitchburg, Chesterfield, and Ayer
420 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Areas of Freezing rain expected. The ice will result in
  hazardous travel conditions, including during the evening
  commute today and morning commute on Tuesday. Total ice
  accumulations up to one tenth of an inch are expected over the
  higher elevations, but locally one to two tenths over the higher
  elevations in northern Worcester county.

* WHERE...Interior northern MA, north of the Mass Pike and west of
  interstate 495.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 9 AM EST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Spotty light wintry precipitation is
  expected today which will transition to areas of freezing rain
  later today, continuing tonight into Tuesday morning. The
  greatest risk of icing will be over the higher elevations. Any
  freezing rain will change to rain by mid morning Tuesday as
  temperatures rise above freezing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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