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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
906 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

CTZ002-MAZ002>004-008-009-231015-
/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
906 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

* LOCATIONS...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 AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 1 TO 2
  INCHES. UP TO QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH OF ICE ACCRETION...
  HIGHEST IN THE SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES.

* TIMING...WHILE SOME LIGHT WINTRY MIX WILL BREAK OUT MONDAY
  AFTERNOON... THE MAJORITY OF THE STORM WILL BE MONDAY NIGHT
  INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SLIPPERY ROADS AND SIDEWALKS. THERE COULD BE ENOUGH
  OF A COATING OF ICE ON TREES AND POWER LINES TO CAUSE
  SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S...RISING TO THE MID 30S EARLY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

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.

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