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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
408 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...

MAZ005>007-014-026-300515-
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/O.NEW.KBOX.WS.W.0004.150130T0500Z-150131T1100Z/
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CAMBRIDGE...AYER
408 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS UPGRADED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY TO A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS. THIS
  INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
  GLOUCESTER...CAMBRIDGE AND AYER.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AROUND OR JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUES INTO FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. MOST OF THE SNOW WILL BE
  LIGHT...BUT A PERIOD OF MODERATE SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES
  FRIDAY EVENING AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. POOR VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AS WINDS GUST TO
  30 MPH. ALSO ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 4 TO 8 INCHES WILL INCREASE
  SNOW LOADING AND STRESS ON ROOFS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST INCREASE FRI NIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR
UNTREATED SURFACES.

&&

$$

CTZ004-MAZ012-017-RIZ001-300515-
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WINDHAM CT-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...MILFORD...
WORCESTER...TAUNTON...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD
408 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES AND TOWNS OF...PUTNAM...
  WILLIMANTIC...MILFORD...WORCESTER...TAUNTON...FOSTER AND
  SMITHFIELD.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AROUND OR JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUES INTO FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. MOST OF THE SNOW WILL BE
  LIGHT...BUT A PERIOD OF MODERATE SNOW IS LIKELY AT TIMES FRIDAY
  EVENING AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. POOR VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AS WINDS GUST TO
  30 MPH. ALSO ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WILL INCREASE
  SNOW LOADING/STRESS ON ROOFS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST INCREASE FRIDAY NIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SNOW AND/OR ICE IS
FORECAST TO DEVELOP IN THE AFFECTED AREAS...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. ANY SNOW OR ICE WOULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY
CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.  WHEN
TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW FREEZING...MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ESPECIALLY
CAREFUL ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS CAN EASILY
DEVELOP.

&&

$$

MAZ004-013-015-016-018-019-300515-
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NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SUFFOLK MA-
EASTERN NORFOLK MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
BOSTON...QUINCY...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH
408 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES BOSTON...BARRE...
  FITCHBURG...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...QUINCY...BROCKTON AND PLYMOUTH.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS AROUND OR JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUES INTO FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. MOST OF THE SNOW WILL BE
  LIGHT...BUT A PERIOD OF MODERATE SNOW IS LIKELY AT TIMES FRIDAY
  EVENING AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED
  ROADS. POOR VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AS WINDS GUST TO
  30 MPH. ALSO ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WILL INCREASE
  SNOW LOADING/STRESS ON ROOFS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SNOW AND/OR ICE IS
FORECAST TO DEVELOP IN THE AFFECTED AREAS...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. ANY SNOW OR ICE WOULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY
CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.  WHEN
TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW FREEZING...MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ESPECIALLY
CAREFUL ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS CAN EASILY
DEVELOP.

&&

$$


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